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Munera Yousufzada formally assumes charge as deputy minister of defense

20 May 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

The Ministry of Defense

of Afghanistan has announced that Munera Yousufzada formally assumed charge as

deputy minister of defense for personnel and training.

According to a statement

released by Ministry of Defense (MoD), Yousuzada was introduced to the ministry

officials and personnel during a ceremony earlier today.

Speaking during the

introduction ceremony of Yousufzada, the acting minister of defense Asadullah

Khalid said several women are serving in various departments of the ministry of

defense but this is first time a woman is assuming charge in a leadership level

of the ministry.

Khalid further added that

he has full confidence on Yousufzada’s capabilities and is confident that she

will support and resolve the issues of soldiers and family members of the

fallen soldiers.

In the meantime,

Yousufzada said she will prioritize assistance to the families of the fallen

soldiers besides working on plans to reduce casualties among the armed forces.

Yousufzada further added

that the ministry will closely work with the families of the fallen soldiers,

assist with job creation and provide other support to their families if needed.

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