February 05, 2023

Over 100 political figures return home, so far this year

Over 100 political figures return home, so far this year

KABUL, Jan. 16 – More than 100 former Afghan officials and politicians have returned to the country in the past three months, said spokesman of contact commission with Afghan personalities.

According to Ahmadullah Wasiq, the spokesman for the commission, the returnees include former ministers, provincial governors and other political figures.

The commission said that in total, 471 political and former government figures have returned from abroad since the formation of the commission back in May 2022.

Meanwhile, the deputy minister of foreign affairs, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai, at a gathering in Kabul on Sunday called on Afghans to stay in the country and play their role in the development of Afghanistan.

The Commission was formed based on a decree of the Islamic Emirate’s supreme leader in May 2022.

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