Ghani Appoints New Special Envoy For Peace
Abdul Salam Rahimi was appointed as President Ghani’s special envoy for peace and state minister in peace affairs, the Office of the President said in a statement on Saturday.
He was serving as the Chief of Staff of the Office of the President.
He is replacing Mohammad Umer Daudzai, who was appointed as Ghani’s special envoy for peace last year.
The statement said that Ghani has approved Rahimi’s appointment in accordance with Article 64 and Item 64 of the Afghan Constitution.
Rahimi will participate in cabinet meetings, National Security Council meetings, meetings of the high commissions and high councils, according to the statement.