It was reported that the sitting president of the country, Ashraf Ghani fled the country to an unknown country.
Consequent to his absence, the First Vice President has announced himself the legitimate caretaker president of the country. Mr. Amrullah Saleh said that It is constitutional for him to take over as caretaker President of the country in the absence of the President.
Amidst the ongoing tension in the country, The First Vice President, Mr. Amrullah Saleh has declared himself the Afghanistan Caretaker President in the absence of the President, Ashraf Ghani.
He said that it is contained in the Constitution of Afghanistan that in the absence of the sitting President due to escape, resignation, or death, that the Vice President becomes the Caretaker President.
He said in a statement, that he is reaching out to all leaders to secure support and endorsement. He declared that he is currently in his country and he automatically becomes the caretaker President.
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