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Presidential decree replaces ministers of defense, interior

Khalid and Saleh

KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a decree on Sunday nominated Amrullah Saleh as Minister of Interior and Assadullah Khalid as Minister of Defense.
Saleh and Khalid have served as head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) during former president Hamid Karzai’s government.
Saleh was appointed as state minister for security reforms last year in March. But he resigned from the post after a short time.
According to the decree, President Ghani has assigned the State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs to introduce them to the Wolesi Jirga for getting vote of confidence.
Assadullah Khalid was appointed as head of the NDS by the former president in September 2012.He was minister of tribal and border affairs before he was appointed as head of the NDS.
Khalid was wounded in an assassination attempt in Kabul in 2012.
The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.