By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghansitan and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani chaired a security meeting here at the presidential palace yesterday morning.
During the meeting which was also attended by National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib and acting minister of national defense Asadullah Khalid, the president was briefed on ongoing operations, adding increasing operations in winter season and security of the highways were the main priority for the ministry, the statement from the presidential press office said.
Minister Khalid went on saying that operations in east, northeast, south and north of the country had left positive impacts, adding the operation against Daesh forced thousands of the militants to surrender to Afghan forces, the statement quoted him as saying.
Hearing the security reports, President Ghani praised the operations and coordination among the Afghan forces, adding the forces on time operation could prevent enemies’ increasing threats.
Congratulating Afghan forces achievements in war against Daesh in east of Afghanistan, the president instructing them to further take steps against insurgents in winter season to help protect the citizens, the statement added.