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Afghan government announces full Cabinet for unity government after months of delays

  • In this June 27, 2014 photo, Afghan politician Salahuddin Rabbani, participates in a rally, in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan government has announced its full list of Cabinet nominees after months of delays and missed deadlines. Rabbani, the former head of the country's high peace council, has been nominated for foreign minister in Afghanistan's new cabinet. All cabinet nominees must now receive approval from the parliament. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

    In this June 27, 2014 photo, Afghan politician Salahuddin Rabbani, participates in a rally, in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan government has announced its full list of Cabinet nominees after months of delays and missed deadlines. Rabbani, the former head of the country's high peace council, has been nominated for foreign minister in Afghanistan's new cabinet. All cabinet nominees must now receive approval from the parliament. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 photo, Afghanistan's chief of army Sher Mohammad Karimi, center, prays during a visit Afghanistan's National Army soldiers in Kunar province, Afghanistan. The Afghan government announced its full list of Cabinet nominees Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 after months of delays and missed deadlines. Karimi has been nominated for Defense Minister in Afghanistan's new cabinet. All cabinet nominees must now receive approval from the parliament. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

    In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 photo, Afghanistan's chief of army Sher Mohammad Karimi, center, prays during a visit Afghanistan's National Army soldiers in Kunar province, Afghanistan. The Afghan government announced its full list of Cabinet nominees Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 after months of delays and missed deadlines. Karimi has been nominated for Defense Minister in Afghanistan's new cabinet. All cabinet nominees must now receive approval from the parliament. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 photo, Afghanistan's chief of army Sher Mohammad Karimi, center, visits Afghanistan's National Army soldiers in Kunar province, Afghanistan. The Afghan government announced its full list of Cabinet nominees Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 after months of delays and missed deadlines. Karimi has been nominated for Defense Minister in Afghanistan's new cabinet. All cabinet nominees must now receive approval from the parliament. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

    In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 photo, Afghanistan's chief of army Sher Mohammad Karimi, center, visits Afghanistan's National Army soldiers in Kunar province, Afghanistan. The Afghan government announced its full list of Cabinet nominees Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 after months of delays and missed deadlines. Karimi has been nominated for Defense Minister in Afghanistan's new cabinet. All cabinet nominees must now receive approval from the parliament. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)  (The Associated Press)

The Afghan government is announcing its full list of Cabinet nominees after months of delays and missed deadlines.

Abdul Salaam Rahimi, chief of staff for President Ashraf Ghani, read a list of 25 cabinet nominees Monday, as well as nominees for director of the Afghan intelligence service and governor of the central bank.

Salahuddin Rabbani, the former head of the country's high peace council, is nominated for foreign minister, Sher Mohammad Karimi, the military chief of staff, is nominated for defense minister and a former general Noor-ur-Haq Ulomi is nominated for interior minister.

Current intelligence chief Rahmatullah Nabil is nominated to retain the same position.

All cabinet nominees must now receive approval from the parliament.