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Sharif hopes for peaceful transfer of power

Sharif hopes for peaceful transfer of power

Apr 06, 2014 - 20:51

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Pakistani prime minister on Sunday called Afghanistaninfo-icon a brotherly country, pledging to work in collaboration with new Afghan leaders for bringing peace and tranquility to the region.

Nawaz Sharif said that the Afghan people -- making decisions through ballot -- reflected their determination and keen interest in adopting democratic culture. 

A peaceful transfer of power would take place in Kabul after Saturday’s elections, he hoped, saying the vote would boost democracy in Afghanistan.

“This election would prove a historic moment for the Afghan people in their democratic journey,” he observed in a statement from the Pakistaninfo-icon embassy in Kabul.

He also expressed the hope that these elections would be instrumental in creating unity and harmony among the people of the war-torn country.



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