By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Addressing the cabinet meeting, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani praised the recent achievements of Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), saying that they have arrested 80 Daesh affiliates recently.
“There is no single day that we do not see their (ANDSF) achievements. The recent arrests have helped to prevent major attacks in northern provinces, including Balkh province and the capital Kabul,” the president said, adding that they (ANDSF) are on the frontline of war and accepting risks and giving sacrifices on daily basis which is needed to be praised.
The president asked the provincial governors to keep contacts with the ANDSF personnel and continue supporting them.
Felicitating the cabinet members on the occasion of New Solar Year 1400, President Ghani said that 100 programs have been prepared by the government which would begin from the first day of the new year and would be continued for the 100 days.
The president also congratulated the recent victories of the Afghan athletes, Abdul Azim Badakhshi against his Azerbaijani rival, Nasrat Haqparast’s victory against his Mexican rival in MMA competitions as well as the Afghan Cricket team victory in second Test match against Zimbabwe.