CEO office opposes Nuristani’s appointment as envoy to Spain
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) office on Monday expressed opposition to the appointment of former Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief Ahmad Nuristani as Afghanistan’s ambassador to Spain.
Nuristani, who has been appointed as ambassador to Spain in compliance with a presidential order, is accused of his weak management during the 2014 presidential election.
The ex-IEC chief resigned a few months back and his resignation was accepted by the president. It is said the two leaders of the unity government has reached agreement on Nuristani’s appointment as ambassador to Spain.
But CEO spokesman Javed Faisal told Pajhwok Afghan News they came to know about Nuristani’s appointment through the media.
He said if the news was true, it was hoped Nuristani, keeping in view his weak management and experience, should not be appointed as the Afghanistan’s envoy to Spain.
“We have promised with the people and the world that we will fight corruption and bring about administrative reforms. This presidential order is against these pledges and is unjustified.”
He said Nuristani’s appointment had been discussed and the CEO office had expressed its concern in this regard, but the decision had been taken unilaterally.
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