Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

NSC: ISAF must shift from military to support role

NSC: ISAF must shift from military to support role

Mar 19, 2012 - 11:18

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): The Afghanistaninfo-icon National Security Council (NSC) is demanding the International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) to change their policy in Afghanistan -- from military operations to supporting services, said a Presidential Palace statement.  

At the meeting, chaired by President Hamid Karzai at the Presidential Palace on Sunday, Afghanistan’s pressing security issues were widely discussed, added the statement sent to Pajhwok Afghan News.

Governor of Nuristan province briefed on the security situation in Nuristan province and urged government to beef up security forces in the province.

The dissolution of private security companies in the country also topped the meeting’s agenda, said the statement.

Maj. Gen. Jamal Abdul Naser Sadiqi, deputy of public order police, explained about dissolution of private security companies and said his upgraded-department was ready to take control of all security firms.

Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai chairman of Security Transition Commission, who also attended the meeting, said works on the third phase of security transition from foreigners to Afghan security forces would start soon.




Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment



Twitter Update