Defence minister Yaqub meets army veteran


KABUL (SW) – Mohammad Yaqub Mujahid, the acting head of the defence ministry and Fasihuddin Fitrat, the chief of the army staff of the Islamic Emirate, met with the generals and a number of officials of the previous government.

The Ministry of Defense said in a statement that Lt. Gen. Afzal Aman, Lt. Gen. Mohammad Zaman Ahmadzai, Lt. Gen. Shvit Gul, Lt. Gen. Nabiullah, Brig. Gen. Farid, Lt. Gen. Effendi and a number of other generals and army corps commanders participated in this meeting.

Acting Minister of Defense said in this meeting that the goal of the Islamic Emirate is to create peace and security in the country. “Now is the time to hide the wounds of the past, we must end prejudice, and to end these prejudices, sincerity and love are necessary.”

The Ministry of Defense statement added that the head of the ministry listened to the problems and suggestions of the generals and commanders of the previous government and assured them to solve the problems and ensure their security.