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Residents of Deh-Sabz District in Kabul Announce Support for Presidential Candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah

On Wednesday, 5 March, in a massive gathering, thousands of residents of Deh-Sabz district of Kabul province announced their support for 2014 Afghan Presidential Candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and his "Reform and Unanimity" Team.

Dr. Abdullah and his Vice Presidential Candidates were warmly greeted by thousands of supporters from Kabul and Kapisa provinces. The participants of the gathering included residents from districts of Qarabagh, Deh-Sabz, Bagrami, Kohe-Safi, members of the People's Council from Deh-Sabz district, and members of the Youth Council of Khake-Jabar district.

A number of participants addressed the large gathering, as they announced they would participate in the forthcoming elections with high voter turnout, in support of Presidential Candidate Dr. Abdullah and his team.

Speaking at the gathering, Presidential Candidate Dr. Abdullah noted that wide scale support for his team all around the country was indicative that the "Reform and Unanimity Team" would emerge victorious in the elections. He further stated that if the Afghan people had been empowered by the Afghan Government during the past 13 years, the overall situation in the county would have been much different.

He further highlighted that bringing administrative reform, improving security, eliminating discrimination, promoting jobs and education, and assisting the families of the national martyrs, would be among his national priorities.

During his own remarks, First Vice Presidential Candidate Engineer Mohammad Khan emphasized that 2014 would be a critical year for Afghanistan, as the country will be experiencing historic elections, paving the way for a democratic transition of power from one administration to another.

Second Vice Presidential Candidate Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq stated that the people of Afghanistan, by going to the polls and electing their new President, will bring the necessary change and reform that they have desired.

March 5, 2013 - Kabul, Afghanistan

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