President pledges four key posts for women

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has decided to appoint four female ambassadors to increase women’s role in government.

President Ghani has said that as per the Islamic values he defends women rights.

While meeting a number of female activists in presidential palace here in Kabul, President Ghani said that women’s right will never be sacrificed for peace.

He said that appointing women in key government positions to include the posts of deputies and directors will be discussed next week.

President Ghani says at the side of appointing four female ambassadors in the diplomatic offices of Afghanistan in foreign countries he also plans to appoint a female member for the council of High Court.

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani insists that he will also take steps in increasing women’s role in provincial administrations.

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