Foreign Ministry Holds Elections-Day Security Briefing


KABUL—Ministry of Foreign Affairs convened a meeting to brief embassies and international organizations on the security measures during elections.

Deputy and Acting Minister Mr. Idrees Zaman chaired a meeting attended by Afghanistan’s High Security Officials, Kabul-based Ambassadors and representatives of the International organizations, including NATO, OIC and AKDN.

The Acting Foreign Minister delivering the welcoming remarks regarded the security measures to be in place as the most important part of the preparations.

The Interior Minister, in his opening remarks, assured the participants of utmost efforts by the police in ensuring secure elections.

The rest of the speakers briefed the participants on issues including elections in remote areas, possible threats as well as preparations and plans for the elections.

The technical briefings were followed by some remarks and questions by the participants.

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