Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

07/03/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/03/2019 05:48

President Ghani chairs Kandahar Security Meeting

President Ashraf Ghani chaired the provincial security meeting during his visit to the southern province of Kandahar.

The president was briefed on the security situation in the southern region, especially Kandahar. The security officials expressed satisfaction over the improved coordination among the security organizations, underlining forces' great achievements during the military operations conducted to suppress enemies.

The President commended the efforts, bravery and sacrifices of the Defense and Security forces and instructed the relevant security authorities to take necessary measures to improve security in the city of Kandahar, stressing that insecurity is not acceptable to the city's residents.

President Ghani said the Afghan Air Force has been significantly effective during their operations and said that the number of the forces will increase. He ordered the Kandahar security officials to make every effort possible to prevent civilian casualties during the operations.