Ghani elected president for the second term
Ghani elected president for the second term |Early results of the Afghan presidential election, Ashraf Ghani elected president for the second term. According to preliminary results, President Ashraf Ghani has been elected president for the second term, receiving 50.5 percent 54 percent of the vote in this year’s presidential election. The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan announced after months of delays in the results of the presidential election, according to which Ashraf has barely managed to achieve the desired target, and he has been elected president for the second term with 50.64 percent of the vote. Ashraf Ghani’s rival Abdullah Abdullah has also been accused of manipulating the results and has now announced a challenge.
Abdullah Abdullah, Afghanistan’s chief executive, managed to get 39.52 percent of the vote. All Afghans should keep in mind that these results are preliminary, there are several steps taken to reach the final outcome, said John R. Bryce, US Ambassador to Afghanistan, on his social media site Twitter. Be confident in the results. The Afghan Election Commission resumed the counting process in November, protesting against Abdullah Abdullah’s response. Many supporters of Abdullah Abdullah called the re-enumeration dubious, saying that re-counting in the presence of fake ballot papers seems to benefit Ashraf Ghani. Eve Elam Nuristani, head of the Independent Election Commission, announced the preliminary results at a press conference in Kabul.
He said without giving a date regarding the final result, the preliminary results were to be released on October 17 and the final result was announced on November 7 but it did not. According to Eve Nuristani, Ashraf Ghani won the preliminary results with 9,233,868 votes while his opponent, Abdullah Abdullah, received 7.25 thousand 2090 votes. UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan Tedamichi Yamamoto said the Election Commission had a responsibility to maintain transparency and produce results so that the electoral process could reach a smooth conclusion. All candidates have the opportunity to express their concerns if they have any concerns, he said in his statement. It should be noted that the Afghan presidential elections were held in September this year, after which both Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani made successful claims, while the Election Commission delayed the announcement of the results. There was controversy in Afghanistan after the 2014 presidential election when Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah announced success, but after US intervention and mediation, Ashraf Ghani was given the title of president and Abdullah Abdullah as chief executive. The Election Commission announces the preliminary results of the presidential election at a time when the US is negotiating with the Taliban to restore the peace process and bring its army back, while the Taliban are calling Ashraf Ghani’s government a puppet. The Afghan Taliban has not yet reacted to the outcome of the presidential election.