Three-day mourning announced
Rabbani was assassinated on Tuesday evening along with three members of his panel in a suicide attack at his residence in a highly secure Wazir Akbar Khan area of the city.
At a special meeting, the Cabinet decided the flag would fly at half-mast across the country and in Afghan embassies and consulates abroad during the three days of mourning.
Information and Culture Minister Sayed Makhdoom Rahin said the Jamiat-i-Islami leader would be laid to rest in the Wazir Akbar Khan graveyard on Friday.
The Cabinet also decided to set up three commissions, led by the defence minister, to make arrangements for the funeral ceremony, Rahin added.
The security commission is led jointly by the interior minister and NDS chief, the protocol commission by the foreign minister and the media commission by the minister of information.
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