President Ashraf Ghani, CE Abdullah Abdullah, and a number of Afghan officials and politicians attended the one-year anniversary of General Abdul Raziq’s assassination were formally observed at the Loya Jirga Hall in Kabul and at his tomb in Kandahar City.
The Taliban shot dead General Abdul Raziq died on October 18, 2018, and his body was laid to rest in Kandahar City.
The country’s police academy would be named after General Abdul Raziq, President Ghani said.
Ghani also said that achieving people of Afghanistan want peace and it is the fundamental responsibility of the government to work to bring that peace.
“Peace is the most important demand of the Afghan people and the most fundamental responsibility of the government. The Government of Afghanistan will lead this national process within the framework of national values and national interests, based on the will of the people, in a rational way” Ghani said.
Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah also spoke at the ceremony and emphasized unity and empathy among citizens.
“Our nation has reached a point where they will defeat the conspiracies of the enemy, whose aim is to divide the people,” said Abdullah.
“All the tribes in this land have sacrificed and are united,” said Mohammad Mohaqiq, CE second deputy.
Participants in the ceremony described General Raziq as a “true patriot.”
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