President Karzai visits Badakhshan to show sympathy with people affected by landslides

President Hamid Karzai travelled this morning to Badakhshan province to express sympathy and to condole with families affected by the recent landslides in Abay Baryek village of Argo district.

President Karzai visited the people in tents who were relocated from Abay Baryek village and spoke with them on their needs and requirements.

The President assured them that there was enough national and international relief assistance to distribute to the affected.

The President also pledged that for those who have lost their homes in the natural disaster, new homes will be built.

On this visit, President Karzai reassured the affected families that he will personally and closely follow up the assistance program.