Acting defense minister meets former generals

February 1, 2023
KABUL (AIP): Afghanistan’s de facto Defense Minister Maulvi Mohammad Yaqoob Mujahid met with former senior military officers and assured them to resolve their problems and ensure their security.
A press release issued by defense ministry Wednesday (Feb. 01) said Defense Minister Maulvi Mohammad Yaqoob and Chief of Arm Staff, Qari Fasihuddin Fitrat, met with general of the former government and several other ex- military officials.
Those who called on the defense ministry and army included lieutenant general Afzal Aman, lieutenant general Mohammad Zaman Ahmadzai, major general Shaor Gul, major general Nabiullah, brigadier general Farid, colonel Afandi and several other generals and corps commanders.
Maulvi Mohammad Yaqoob Mujahid said that their only aim is to restore peace to the country and heal the past wounds by ignore prejudice. He said that bringing an end to prejudice needed sincerity and love.
The defense ministry heard the problems and recommendations of the former military officers and promised them that their every problem would be resolved. He assured security to them.
The meeting between the senior Afghan defense officials comes at a time when some former soldiers have either been killed or threatened in Afghanistan. This situation has spread fear among the former security men. Security agencies, however, are trying to encourage them with such meetings. Ends
Time: 12:15 GMT


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