By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Addressing a meeting of the International Police Coordination Board at the Presidential Palace yesterday, the National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib said the Ministry of Interior (MoI) had taken effective steps towards countering terrorism, enforcing law and management of expenses, a statement said.
The meeting was also attended by acting Interior Minister Mohammad Massoud Andarabi and Kabul-based ambassadors of a number of countries, the statement from Office of National Security Council added.
NSA Mohib thanked Afghanistan’s international partners for their support with the Afghan national police and said the Afghan police needed even more such support, the statement quoted him as saying. He also praised Police sacrifices in war on terror in the country.
Acting Minister of Interior also addressed the session, saying they were working on a comprehensive program to improve police services with focus on meeting human capacity needs and investigating past police work. The minister urged the international community to help the Afghan police reach their goals.
British ambassador to Afghanistan Alison Blake on the occasion expressed her pleasure over the resumption of police reform and said the enemies of peace and Afghanistan wanted to reverse the past gains. She called for joint efforts to improve the situation.
She said her country supported the Afghan Interior Ministry’s reform and establishment of the accountability department; the statement added.