President appoints 19 new advisors
KABUL (Pajhwok): Under a special decree, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has appointed 19 new advisors on different positions, a statement by the Presidential Palace says on Tuesday.
According to the statement, 19 persons were appointed as president’s advisors under the article of 64th of the constitution in different positions.
Abdul Hai Niamati was appointed as advisor counternarcotics, Saleh Mohammad Safari borders and tribal affairs, Nabi Misdaq and Haji Fazal Karim media affairs, Agha Lalai Dastgiri and Mohammad Ali Sadat disputes’ solution cases, Asadullah Sayed tribal affairs, Ahmadullah Alizai local governance, Khyal Mohammad Hussaini and Eid Mohammad Ahmadi social affairs and Haji Najibullah Nasar border affairs.
Other advisors included Ali Ahmad Jawand, advisor to president on private sector, Sayed Mohammad Ali Javed on religious affairs, Shamim Katawzai on youth affairs and Haji Alam Gul Kochai on nomads affairs.
According to another presidential decree, Eng. Abdul Qayyum Khan as advisor to information and telecommunication.
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