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President confers award on NATO commander

President confers award on NATO commander

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May 15, 2017 - 11:36

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has conferred the Mir Masjidi Khan medal on NATOinfo-icon’s special operations commander in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Maj. Gen. Scott Howell received the award at a ceremony at the Presidential Palace late on Sunday, according to a statement from Ghani’s office.

Also on Sunday evening, the president conferred the Syed Jamaluddin Afghan medal on DFID chief in Afghanistan Chris Austin at a separate ceremony.

Government officials, the British ambassador and the commander of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission were in attendance, the statement added.

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