Wednesday August 18, 2021

Ashraf Ghani, Family In UAE

DUBAI: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is in the United Arab Emirates, the Gulf state s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, after he left as Taliban fighters seized control.

“The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation can confirm that the UAE has welcomed President Ashraf Ghani and his family into the country on humanitarian grounds,” it said in a statement.

Ghani fled Afghanistan on Sunday after Taliban entered the capital Kabul, saying he wanted to avoid bloodshed, while hundreds of Afghans desperate to leave flooded Kabul airport.

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