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.

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

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