Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the country's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah will hold parallel swearing in ceremonies on March 9, their offices have confirmed.
The development was confirmed on Thursday by the Presidential Palace as well as Abdullah's office, reports TOLO News.
In a statement, the Palace said Ghani's swearing in ceremony was scheduled to take place earlier but was delayed because of the coronavirus.
"Committees are tasked and working on the list of guests.
Guests will be from home and abroad, " said Latif Mahmood, deputy spokesman for the Presidential Palace.
Meanwhile, Abdullah's office said: "The elders of the country will participate.