Pir Gilani group announces support to Ghani
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pir Ahmad Gilani’s Mahaz-i-Milli party has formally announced its support to presidential candidate Ashraf Ghazni Ahmadzai in the April elections.
A campaign aide to Ghani told Pajhwok Afghan News the former finance minister accompanied by his running mates visited Gilani’s residence and held talks with him.
At the meeting, he said, the Mahaz-i-Milli party decided on supporting Ghani in the elections.
An aide to Gilani also confirmed the party’s decision, saying Ghani was accompanied by a number of prominent personalities at his meeting with Gilani.
Several other political groups have announced their support to Ghani, who finished fourth behind Hamid Karzai in the 2009 elections.
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