President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani arrived in Kandahar province accompanying a delegation of high level government officials.
The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said President Ghani has visited Kandahar to offer sympathy and condolences to the family of the former police chief of the province Gen. Abdul Raziq.
The statement further added that President Ghani will also offer condolences to the people of Kandahar during his visit to the province.
Gen. Raziq lost his life in an attack carried out by a gunman in Kandahar province last Thursday.
The provincial intelligence chief of the province Gen. Abdul Momin was also killed in the attack while the provincial governor Zalmay Weesa sustained injuries.
The attack was carried out by one of the security guards of Kandahar governor Zalmay Weesa.
The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan claimed responsibility behind the attack.