Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

06/03/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 06/03/2020 02:20

President Ghani orders investigation into Wazir Akbar Khan Mosque Terrorist...

President Ashraf Ghani in a decree appointed a delegation to carry out a thorough investigation into terrorist attack inside Wazir Akbar Khan Mosque in Kabul that martyred Dr. Mohammad Ayaz Niazi, a towering religious scholar and Imam of the mosque, and a number of other worshipers.

The delegation, led by Acting Minister of Hajj and Religious Affairs Abdul Hakim Munib, is composed of authorized representatives from the National Council of Ulama, the Attorney General's Office, Office of National Security Council, Ministry of Interior and National Directorate of Security.

Based on the decree, the delegation is assigned to thoroughly probe the incident and share the findings and outcome with President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as soon as possible.