In response to a query on Afghan Presidential elections, the Official Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said,
"We welcome the announcement of the preliminary results of the Presidential election of Afghanistan held on 28 September and commend all the leaders and institutions for their hard work to preserve and strengthen democracy in the country.
We expect that the complaints would be addressed through the prescribed legal processes so that the final results are declared in a timely manner.
We hope that the Afghan leaders and other stakeholders will work together to further strengthen the democratic polity and to fight the serious challenges of terrorism facing the country.
India remains committed to work with the people and Government of Afghanistan in its fight against terrorism and in its pursuit of socio-economic development."
December 23, 2019