Monday, July 10, 2017
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, emphasizing on soon implementation of reforms in the government institutions, said: “Reforms in the government were not an option but it is imperative,” his office said in a statement Sunday.
According to the statement, addressing the Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB), the president said the Ministry of Defense (MoD) was substantially reformed and the country’s armed forces would soon meet the international standards. The statement quoted the president as saying that reforms at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) were underway and police would be made neutral servants of the people, a demand being raised by different circles.
Condemning May 31 terrorist attack, he said Kabul was recovering from the tragic incident and asked the international community that who would sponsor such acts of terror and how could be the terrorist given sanctuary.
President Ghani recalled the security plan for the capital Kabul would help the city more secure and the connectivity projects such as gas pipelines, railway tracks and power projects as living stories of how a stable Afghanistan could build all batters of the region.
Afghanistan needed to move forward towards stabilization to growth and thus measures have been placed to guarantee better market building.