Afghan President Ashraf Ghani leading a high level delegation arrived in Herat province on Thursday to evaluate the overall situation of the province.
“President Ghani reached Herat to assess the overall governance in the province,” the Deputy Presidential Spokesman Dawa Khan Menapal tweeted.
Mina Pal said the president would hold separate meetings with civil, military officials, ulema, women, youth, and members of provincial council, civil activists and businessmen.
Upon the arrival of President Ghani to Herat province, the name of Herat Airport during a special ceremony changed to “Khaja Abdullah Ansari International Airport”.
President’s visit from Herat comes as the residents of the province complained the increase of insecurities, particularly kidnappings and targeted killings.