The U.K. ambassador to Afghanistan resigned on Friday, a day after he was forced out by a former senior U.N. official who has been accused of corruption.
The resignation comes amid mounting pressure on Britain to step down from the U.NS.
O.I.B. chairmanship, where it has been a permanent seat since the fall of the Taliban government in 2001.
Ambassador Andrew Hill, who has held the post since 2014, resigned after the UBS investigation was announced.
The UBS report, which has not been made public, accused Hill of taking bribes and using the UBTS to bribe foreign officials.
UBS, a private bank that has a stake in the UOI.
O., said in a statement on Friday that it “cannot and will not discuss individual clients” and has no further comment.
Hill is one of seven U.
O.-affiliated officials who were appointed by the UNS.
A.O.’s interim chairmanship of the UOBT to replace the resignation of UBS’s Andrew Fraser, who stepped down last month amid criticism of his handling of the corruption investigation.
UOBTs were created to replace officials who leave the organization and are unable to continue their posts.
Fraser, whose departure was widely criticized, was the highest-ranking former UOBTT official to step aside in the world.