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15 August 2020


Afghan president's top aide dies of COVID-19

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Yosuf Ghazanfar was leading Afghan entrepreneur from the ethnic Uzbek community of the country

Axar.az reports citing foreign media that Afghanistan's top presidential aide Yosuf Ghazanfar died of coronavirus on Friday night, an official confirmed.

Ghazanfar, who is also a leading businessman, was unwell for a while now, said presidential spokesman Shah Hussein Murtazawi.

The Turkish Embassy in Kabul has expressed condolences over his death.

Earlier this year, local media reported that many people close to President Ashraf Ghani had tested positive for COVID-19.

These reports were not confirmed publicly by officials.

Date
2020.07.04 / 11:32
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