President hails high turnout
KABUL (Pajhwok): The high turnout in Saturday’s elections has once again proved Afghans’ ability and capacity on all fronts, President Hamid Karzai said in a televised message.
By participating in the vote, he said, the Afghans from all parts of the country had shown the world their sovereignty, political vision and democratic credentials.
The president viewed people’s active participation in the polls as another stride toward peace, stability and prosperity of the country he has ruled for 13 years.
He noted with pleasure the performance of all state institutions, including the electoral bodies, security forces and media, for successful conduct of the vote.
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