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Ghani congratulates Donald Trump on election victory

Ghani congratulates Donald Trump on election victory

Nov 09, 2016 - 15:21

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): On behalf of Afghanistaninfo-icon’s people and government, President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the American presidential election.

In a statement from the Presidential Palace, the president wished Trump success in his new responsibilities as the president and said Washington was Kabul’s most important and strategic partner in the war against terrorism and in Afghanistan’s development and prosperity.

He hoped under Donald Trump leadership relations between the two countries would expand and strengthen in the best interest of both the countries.

Republican candidate Donald Trump won the United States (US) presidential election, initial polling results showed on Wednesday.

The voting process to elect new president for the world powerful country began on Tuesday morning from New York and later started in other states.

As many as 226 million US citizens used their votes in the crucial elections to elect the next president. Trump and Clinton also cast their votes. 

Until the last update, Trump secured 274 electorates of senate and congress while Clinton grabbed 218. Wining 270 electorates was mandatory to become president of the US.


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