Decree Signed Promoting Dostum to Marshal

Jul 03, 2020

Decree Signed Promoting Dostum to Marshal

Kabul (Afghanistan) July 3: People close to former vice president Abdul Rashid Dostum on Friday confirmed that a presidential decree was signed on June 10 promoting Dostum to marshal rank.
This was a provision of the political agreement between President Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah signed on May 17.
Confirming the decree, Bashir Ahmad Tahyanj, a spokesman for Dostum, said the Presidential Palace is expected to announce the decree today.
A copy of the decree was leaked on Thursday evening.
As provided for in the political agreement, Dostum will also become a member of the High Council of Government and the National Security Council.
Source: TOLO News