Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Ghani, CEO Voice Shock Over Swaraj’s Death

Ghani, CEO  Voice Shock  Over Swaraj’s Death

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani and other officials have expressed deep shock at the demise of former Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, hailing her as a great leader.
Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday after suffering a heart attack. She was 67. She was admitted to the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) last night.
Doctors pronounced her dead an hour later, according to the Indian media.
President Ghani tweeted: “I was profoundly saddened to hear that former Minister of External Affairs of India and a senior member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) SushmaSwaraj has passed away.”
Mrs. Swaraj as one of the most prominent and pioneering politicians of India had shown remarkable dedication to serving her country and people, Ghani wrote.
“I am confident the Indian nation will always remember her for her significant achievements and contributions,” the president said.
Ghani extend his heartfelt sympathies to the president, prime minister and people of India on behalf of the Afghan government and nation.
Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah also voiced shock over the death of Swaraj.  “Very sad to hear of the passing away of Sushma Swaraj.”
The CEO called Swaraj a brave stateswoman and steadfast friend of Afghanistan. “We will sorely miss her. My deepest condolences to her family, the government & people of India.”
Ex-president Hamid Karzai, acting foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani and deputy foreign minister Idress Zaman also extended their condolences to India over the demise of Swaraj. (Pajhwok)