UN chief Ban urges Afghans to go out and vote

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.

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.