KABUL. August 29. Afghan President Hamid Karzai has sacked the country's intelligence chief, a statement released by Presidential Palace on Wednesday said.
"At an extraordinary meeting in the Palace this morning, President Hamid Karzai thanked Eng. Rahmatullah Nabil, for his two- year service as the Director General for the National Directorate of Security (NDS) and wished him success in the new job," the statement added.
According to the statement, the former head of National Directorate for Security (NDS) or spy agency would soon take over as an ambassador to a foreign country.
Prior to his two years as the NDS chief, Mr. Nabil had served for six years as the director of the President's Protective Service guard.