Saudi Arabia officials meet Balkh governor
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Sheikh Saud Altanin, Saudi Arabia deputy work and labor affairs minister, held a meeting with acting governor of northern Balkh province, and they exchanged views on issues of mutual interest.
Also, Saudi Arabia Special Envoy Ustad Khalid was also present in the meeting. Atta Mohammad Noor, the governor of Balkh, thanked his guests for their country’s all out support for Afghanistan.
Munir Farhad, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the meeting took place Saturday afternoon in Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital. Work and Social Affair Minister Dr. Hassamuddin , Wolesi Jirga member and other Afghan officials were also present during the meeting.
Noor said every Muslim had great regard for the holy land and the kingdom. The visiting dignitaries reassured that the kingdom would offer more work opportunities to the people of Balkh.
The Saudi Arabi delegation termed their visit to Balkh productive and said the province had witnessed major development. The meeting took place at a time when Saudi Arabia-led coalition launched airstrikes against rebels in Yemen.
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