UN chief Ban urges Afghans to go out and vote
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 11:42
Washington: On the eve of the Presidential election in Afghanistan, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday asked the people of the country to go out and cast their ballot to help strengthen their democratic institutions.

"The Secretary-General encourages all Afghan women and men eligible to vote to cast their ballot in the upcoming Presidential and Provincial Council elections on 20 August," said a statement issued by Ban's spokesperson.

First Published: Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 11:42

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