President Karzai Receives Logar Elders

Monday, June 09, 2014
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai received a delegation of elders and local officials from Logar province on Sunday.
Presidential press office said BNA, in the meeting which held in Arg, the governor of Logar province Niaz Mohammad Amiri in his address briefed the president about the progress and problems of Logar province, saying the security situation has been improved in compare with the past.
Governor Amiri also presented the demand of Logar residents to the president wherein they demanded promotion of Logar from third to second grade, reconstruction of Surkhab dam, construction of roads in Azre and Kharwar districts and building of airport there.
Speaking in the meeting, chairman of Logar provincial council Dr. Abdul Wali lauded the services of president Karzai over the past decade and said, “In the past when Afghans traveled to Pakistan via the battered road Torkham had hoped to reach Pakistan and have travel on asphalted road, but today when Afghans travel from Pakistan hope to soon reach Torkham and have travel on asphalted roads inside the country and the credit goes to your leadership.” Dr. Wali also said that Afghanistan under the leadership of president Karzai has tremendously achieved over the past 13 years and said, “You have left a golden history and laid down a foundation in the country that power from one elected president to be transferred to another elected president.” After listening to the speeches of the elders of Logar province, the president promised to take the problems to the cabinet meeting and take necessary steps to solve. In his speech, the president stressed for vast participation of people in the presidential runoff and pointed out the people by using their votes to elect their political destination.
At the end, president inspected an excavator made up of wood by Zinullah Niazi, a student of grade 6th in Surkhabad Lycee, and encouraged him for his talent.

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