The Express Tribune, with the International Herald Tribune, cites the Atlantic Council’s Skype interview with Dr. Ashraf Ghani, an Afghan presidential candidate, within an article about Afghanistan after 2014:

[T]here is no doubt also that Dr Ghani is the competent and no-nonsense administrator that Afghanistan sorely needs at this time of economic security and political stress.

His competence and command of the facts was apparent in his Skype interview on May 30 with the Atlantic Council in Washington. He cited facts and figures to establish that the economy would be the principal problem for the new administration. GDP growth at zero per cent this year, overwhelming dependence on foreign aid continuing, more needing to be done to meet the accountability requirements of the Tokyo Agreement, were some elements that he emphasised along with the reforms he proposed.

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