The First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum has said the presence of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hezb-e-Islami, in Kabul will have a positive impact on security situation of the country.
Opposition leaders have slammed the Pakistan government’s closure of the main crossings with Afghanistan as an “unwise and illogical” measure.
“National unity in our homeland, unity among people of Afghanistan is the only response to enemies of this country, but that unity cannot be ensured if discrimination remains,” said the Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah.
The Afghan government has arranged free transportation for the passengers who were stranded on the other side of the Durand Line amid a deadlock between Islamabad and Kabul following a series of deadly terrorist attacks.
Gunmen dressed as medics stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital on Wednesday and battled security forces for hours, killing more than 30 people and wounding dozens in an attack claimed by Islamic State.
The Afghan Taliban’s senior political negotiators recently visited China on the invitation of the Chinese government, which has been making efforts to encourage the insurgent group to join the peace process, two Taliban officials have said.
Workers of the Sher khan dry port enterprise in northern Kunduz province on Tuesday alleged officials at the customs department, including the director, meddled in their affairs and paved the way for corruption.