Ghalib remembered at Presidential Palace
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai and high-ranking government officials on Sunday paid homage to late justice minister Habibullah Ghalib at the Presidential Palace in Kabul.
Foreign and local dignitaries attended the service for Ghalib, who died two days ago after brain hemorrhage, a statement from the palace said.
It said President Karzai condoled Ghalib’s death with his family members and called his demise a huge loss for the nation. He hailed Ghalib as a religious man whose services to the country would never be forgotten.
Karzai mentioned Ghalib’s contributions to the jihad against the Soviets.
Ghalib did graduation in 1964 before joining the Ministry of Justice. He stayed in Egypt from 1967 to 1969 to pursue Graduate Studies at the Al Azhar University in Cairo. He did his MA in Comparative Islamic Jurisprudence and Law.
Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.