President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani underwent prostate surgery in Kabul yesterday and is in good health, according to officials.

The 71-year-old Afghan President underwent surgery at the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital in Kabul on Tuesday evening.

President Ghani tweeted, that the operation was successful, and thanked all the doctors at Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital.

“This evening, I had a successful prostate operation at the martyred Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital”, President Ghani added the operation was conducted by professional and experienced doctors.

President Ghani expressed and thanked “all the doctors and nurses of this hospital for successfully completing” his “operation”.

The president’s Twitter account did not indicate how well he was doing, but some officials said Wednesday, that the Afghan president is recovering and is in good health.

Prostate surgery is conducted when prostate grows with age and causes severe urinary symptoms.

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