President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani chaired a high level meeting of the Commander-in-Chief meeting after a coordinated attack by the Taliban militants in Ghazni city, the provincial capital of southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.
The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said the high level meeting of the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces was organized and chaired by President Ghani in the Ministry of Defense.
The statement further added that the meeting was attended by leadership of the national defense and security institutions and the security situation of Ghazni, Farah, and Zabul provinces were reviewed.
The officials in Ghazni province shared information regarding the latest security upheavals and said the militants have suffered heavy casualties during the latest operations, according to ARG Palace.
Hailing the bravery of the national defense and security forces, the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and instructed the relevant security and defense officials to step up efforts to increase coordination, specifically regarding the security situation of Ghazni, ARG Palace added in its statement.
According to ARG Palace, the security and defense officials of Ghazni, Farah, and Zabul provinces thanked President Ghani for bolstering their morale and promised that the national defense and security forces will further increase efforts and coordination in the fight against the enemies and security of the people.