Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

EU,India and Pakistan welcome announcement of presidential election result

EU,India and Pakistan welcome announcement of presidential election result

By
On
Dec 23, 2019 - 15:07

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): India and the European Union (EU) have welcomed the announcement of the preliminary results of the presidential election in Afghanistaninfo-icon, a statement and official said on Monday.

“We note the conclusion of the first phase of the Independent Election Commission's (IECinfo-icon) work and welcome moving to the next step of the process with the Independent Electoral Complains Commission (IECC) with a view to announcing a formal outcome.”

Any complaints should be addressed only through the established procedures as specified in the electoral law.

“We support the work of the lECC to conduct the crucial task of adjudicating the complaints in a professional, independent and timely manner. We reaffirm the pivotal importance of this election in entrenching democracy in Afghanistan.”

Indi also welcomed the announcement of presidential election.

India Externalinfo-icon Ministry’s Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said: "We welcome the announcement of the preliminary results of the Presidential election of Afghanistan held on 28 September and commend all the leaders and institutions for their hard work to preserve and strengthen democracy in the country. 

“We expect that the complaints would be addressed through the prescribed legal processes so that the final results are declared in a timely manner,” he added 

Raveesh hoped that the Afghan leaders and other stakeholders will work together to further strengthen the democratic polity and to fight the serious challenges of terrorism facing the country.

“India remains committed to work with the people and Government of Afghanistan in its fight against terrorism and in its pursuit of socio-economic development," he said.

Pakistaninfo-icon also welcomed the announcement of presidential election.

In a satatement Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said " We note that the final results would be announced after completion of adjudication process within the stipulated time as per Afghan electoral laws. We support Afghanistan's democratic process and acknowledge that completion of Afghan presidential elections is a crucial step for political stability of Afghanistan and South Asian region. "

nh

Related Article

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update