Afghan envoy to India resigns during Ghani's visit

Abdali handed his resignation to President Ashraf Ghani during his one-day visit to India

News Desk September 20, 2018
Dr Mohammad Shaida Abdali, former Afghan ambassador to India. PHOTO:TWITTER@ShaidaAbdali

Afghanistan's ambassador to India, Shaida Mohammad Abdali, resigned on Wednesday during an official visit by President Ashraf Ghani to the South Asian country.

Abdali handed his resignation to the Afghan premier after serving as Afghanistan's envoy to India for six years.

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The envoy tweeted out his resignation and added he felt the need to return to Afghanistan and serve his country from within. “Serving my country for years in India, I felt the need to return and serve my country from within.”

The statesman also added he was grateful to have served the Indian government and the people.


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