Saturday, 14 June 2014

Afghans thronged to polling centres: 14 June 2014

 Afghans thronged to polling centres this morning. 14 June 2014, to vote for their country’s new leader. Afghanistan is holding the second round run-off in its Presidential elections after none of the candidates in the first round of the vote, held on 5 April, achieved the 50 per cent plus one result needed to win. “one of the most important days in the modern history of the country.” The two leading candidates from the first round, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, are competing in the second round run-off.