Monday March 20, 2017
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met with a number of Baghlan elders and representatives, during which he expressed condolence and sympathy over martyrdom of Alam Jan Mujahid and prayed for the soul of deceased, his office said in a statement. According to the statement, in the meeting which was held at the Presidential Palace, President Ghani has stressed strict measures to deal with land-grabbers, calling social justice vital to eliminating problems in northern Baghlan province. The visiting delegation thanked the president for paying personal attention toward the problems facing the province and urged him to order an investigation into the killing of Haji Alam Jan Mujahid, the provincial council member, the statement added.
The president said a unit of 400 personnel had been formed in Kabul to wrest back the grabbed lands. The unit was able to get back state lands and assets, he added, the statement continued. President Ghani pledged resolving the electricity issue of Baghlan and implementing reforms in military and civilian institutions. In addition, a presidential delegation headed by Advisor Abdul Sattar Saadat will travel to Baghlan soon, the statement concluded.