By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: During his visit to the eastern Nangarhar province, the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the country’s national security and defense forces were enjoying national and international support, a statement from the Presidential Palace said Wednesday.
While visiting the 201 Silab corps, he spoke about the recent developments, peace process and the current situation of the country and said: “You are the inheritors of Ahmad Shah Baba, Mir Masjedi Khan and Shaheed Ahmad Shah Massoud whom with your firm determination and commitment defend the country.”
He stated that the developments in the last two years were appreciable and the people, security and defense forces and the government were in a single position. “You have risen from among the people and the people are alongside you.”
“Your chief commander would implement your suggestions with honor,” said the president as quoted by the statement.
Peace, which is the desire of the people of Afghanistan, is due to be put into practice in the country, said the president adding: “We were in favor of war as my entire age was spent in construction. War is imposed on us and the enemy of Afghanistan has calculated wrong that they can force us run away with their attacks, we are not people of escape and we are the hero sons of this territory.”
The president assured the 201 Silab Corps for not being worry about their financing, equipment and training and they would never remain unsupplied even for a single day.
Pointing to the recent plan of the Taliban to resume war against the Afghans, said: “How jihad is this that you want to continue targeting the Afghans.” They have no achievement in the reconstruction of the country, the president continued.