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President signs decree elevating Gen. Dostum to Marshal Rank

President signs decree elevating Gen. Dostum to Marshal Rank

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Jul 03, 2020 - 15:47

  

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has signed a decree through which Gen. Abdul Rashid would be conferred with Marshal rank, Dostum’s aide said on Friday.

Dr. Enayatullah Farahman, first deputy assistant to the High National Reconciliation Council, wrote on his facebook page: “A copy of presidential decree subjected to conferring Marshal rank to Gen. Dostum is available with us from the address of Presidential Palace.”

He added the decree was expected to be announced through national television on June 27, but due to the difference of date the announcement was delayed and would be made tomorrow (Saturday) at 8:00pm.

Farahmand tanked President Ashraf Ghani for promoting Gen. Dostum to Marshal grade, awarding membership in the National Security Council, High Government Council and approving privileges at par with first vice president.

Jumbesh Party Spokesperson Bashir Ahmad Taiyanj confirmed presidential decree regarding Marshal rank of Gen. Dostum was signed last month.

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