Afghan cabinet named

July 1996
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/19/1996, Vol. 40 Issue 29, p5
Reports on the appointment of members to Afghan President Rabbini's cabinet who will work under Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Party given the key ministries of defense and finance; Taleban Islamic militia's response to the formation of the new government.


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