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Afghanistan appoints spy agency head

IANS  |  Kabul 

President Saturday appointed Rahmatullah Nabil the acting director general of the country's intelligence agency.

"President Hamid Karzai signed a presidential decree appointing Rahmatullah Nabil as the acting director general for the National Directorate of Security (NDS) and wished him success in his job," Xinhua cited a Presidential Palace statement as saying.

The current director general of NDS Assadullah Khalid escaped an assassination attempt but was critically injured in a bombing in Kabul last December.

Nabil also served as NDS director general for two years and his term ended in August last year.

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Afghanistan appoints spy agency head

Afghan President Hamid Karzai Saturday appointed Rahmatullah Nabil the acting director general of the country's intelligence agency.

President Saturday appointed Rahmatullah Nabil the acting director general of the country's intelligence agency.

"President Hamid Karzai signed a presidential decree appointing Rahmatullah Nabil as the acting director general for the National Directorate of Security (NDS) and wished him success in his job," Xinhua cited a Presidential Palace statement as saying.

The current director general of NDS Assadullah Khalid escaped an assassination attempt but was critically injured in a bombing in Kabul last December.

Nabil also served as NDS director general for two years and his term ended in August last year.

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