Khost gathering stresses enhanced security, peace
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A large number of Ulama, tribal elders, civil society activists and youth in southeastern Khost province on Wednesday demanded the government leaders to shun their differences and work for building security and peace in the country.
In a gathering organized by the Hiwadpal Zwak Social Network (HZSN), the participants expressed deep grief over loss of precious lives in suicide attacks that jolted capital Kabul some days back.
The HZSN head Sahib Gul Farahad said internal differences between the leaders of unity government had provided a chance to the enemy to carry out such devastating attacks in the capital.
He said it was time to focus on building security and improve economic situation of the country otherwise the enemy would carry out such dastardly acts in future.
Over 50 people had been killed and more than 500 wounded in series of suicide explosion in Kabul.
The recent wave of violence spread anger among common Afghan leadership and common people.
President Ashraf Ghani said on Monday the recent wave of violence showed suicide training camps, facilities used for making explosive devices and sending them to Afghanistan to kill innocent people were still functional in Pakistan.
A high level Afghan government delegation will be leaving for Pakistan tomorrow for talks over recent terrorist attacks, an official said on Thursday.
Deputy Spokesman Sayed Zafar Hashimi told Pajhwok Afghan News Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabani, Acting Defence Minister Masoum Stanikzai, and National Directorate of Security (NDS) Chief Rahmatullah Nabil comprised the delegation.
Hashimi said during the visit, the Afghan delegation would present to the Pakistan officials an action plan against militants that enjoyed safe heavens in that country and would seek Pakistan’s quick action against them.
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