President Ghani Chairs Meeting of National Security Council

President Ghani Chairs Meeting of National Security Council

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani chaired the regular meeting of National Security Council at the Presidential Palace.

At the outset, the security officials briefed the meeting over force alert status, supply of weapons, ammunitions, and logistics to the security forces, as well as establishing coordination centers. Reviewing the reports, the meeting issued necessary instructions to the security sector.

In this meeting, the Ministry of Interior was tasked to formulate a proper plan aimed at strengthening MoI human resources and present it to the forthcoming meeting of NSC.

Minister of Interior Noorulhaq Olumi also presented the findings of investigations into Paktika governor’s allegations and added that the assigned delegation has found no evidence to verify the accusations of the governor.

Based on the report by the fact-finding delegation, the meeting decided that Paktika governor be dismissed from his position.

It is to be mentioned that the NSC had assigned a commission led by MoI Minister to investigate the Paktika governor’s accusation that the NSC has assisted the families of Daesh fighters with cash in that province.

At the end, the meeting reviewed the security situation in the provinces of Kunduz, Badakhshan, Zabul and Ghazni, and issued required instructions to the security institutions.