President's Words
Connectivity is the core goal of people, government and economic stratum of Afghanistan. We are the people seeking for connectivity, not separation. We neither want division nor isolation; we want connection and cooperation. Opening of Lapis Lazuli corridor doesn’t signify closure of other routes between Afghanistan and South Asia; in reverse, Lapis Lazuli links South Asia with Central Asia, the Caucasus and Europe.

Report of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s Visit to Balkh Province

02 Jun 2018

Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, left for Balkh on Wednesday morning, May 30, 2018. On this trip, he was accompanied by the government officials. President Ghani was warmly welcomed by the local authorities and the people of Balkh at the arrival of Mowlana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi airport. The purpose of this visit was to inaugurate two electricity projects, survey the general security situation in the northern provinces, and to meet with the drought affected and recent floods in these provinces. After finishing his trip to Balkh, the president returned to Kabul on Thursday, May 31, 2018.

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