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People’s information be valued in combat raids: CEO

People’s information be valued in combat raids: CEO

Mar 26, 2018 - 22:21

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Monday said the transition of combat responsibilities from Afghan police to national army should be done carefully.

Talking to a Cabinet meeting here, Abdullah said about recent suicide attack that there was no doubt such attacks were haram in Islam and prohibited in international laws, but unfortunately the phenomenon had increased in the region.

Abdullah said people’s information during combat operations should be given importance.

Defense Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami, who was present at the meeting, said 362 militants had been killed so far and 92 others arrested during ongoing joint Afghan-NATOinfo-icon  operations in parts of the country.

About Afghan forces’ programs for central capital, he said that the security responsibility of Kabul’s gates had been taken over by Afghan National Army (ANA) forces and personnel for the Kabul garrison had been completed.

Bahrami said security situation in Farah, Jawzjan, Faryab and Uruzgan provinces had improved and special measures had been put in place for beating militant groups in the mentioned areas.

Interior minister Wais Ahmad Barmak said police forces were doing a hard job and they would return to their actual duty of law enforcement and fighting crimes in near future.

After hearing reports from security officials, Abdullah stressed public support with Afghan forces and said the transition of combat responsibilities from ANP to ANA should be performed carefully and people’s information should be valued before and during operations.

Afghan border police and public order police forces were recently given in command from the Ministry of Interior to the Ministry of Defense.

Second deputy CEO Mohammad Mohaqiq, talking about thwarting an attack on Nabi Akram (SAW) mosqueinfo-icon in Herat province, he said the security plan for mosques had been helpful.

On the other hand, Eng. Mohammad Khan, first deputy CEO, talked about security situation of southern provinces and urged airstrikes against militants in a number of districts of Ghazni province. He also stressed on equipping of ANP forces in provinces.



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