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Nation support a must for stability: Karzai

Nation support a must for stability: Karzai

Mar 06, 2015 - 15:20

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai stressed on nation to fully back the national unity government for greater peace, security and stability of Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Karzai said this at a gathering arranged in connection of the death anniversary of late Abdul Ali Mazari, founder of the Wahdat-e-Islami party, here in Kabul. Talibaninfo-icon kidnapped Mazari some 20 years back in western Kabul and then shot him dead in southern Ghazni province.

Jihadi commanders, cabinet members and other officials attended the gathering. The country could progress well after better educationinfo-icon of today’s youth, he remarked.

“I again urge you to send your sons and daughters to school because educated youth are the best investment for a bright tomorrow of our country,” he noted. Though the country achieved milestone in education during the last 13 years, he claimed, adding the nation needed to do more in education sector.

He said that our elders and leading people were though being killed in the country on one hand while on the other “we have a strong youth power to deal with the challenges.”

Continuous down pour followed by snowfall and blizzards left hundreds of persons dead, wounded and destroyed homes elsewhere in the country.

He also stressed on government to focus on the safe release of 30 kidnapped passengers. “Let’s tell terrorists unequivocally that what you’re doing is against humanity and human rights and the history will pour scorn on you (terrorists).”



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