Press Release over recent terrorist attacks and targeted killings

Presidential Palace, Kabul: President Ashraf Ghani was profoundly saddened over the terrorist attacks that targeted convoy of Rahmatullah Yarmal, the Governor of Laghman and Hamdullah Arbab, a member of Access to Information Commission.President Ghani, who is on official visit in Qatar, strongly denounced the heinous acts of terror that killed and wounded scores of our innocent compatriots including children and elderlies.

The President said Taliban can never achieve their objectives by escalation of violence and targeted killings. He underscored that the group must agree to a ceasefire, which is the people of Afghanistan and the international community’s call for achieving sustainable peace and stability in the country.President Ghani offered his deepest sympathies to families of the deceased and wished speedy recovery for the wounded.