KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday attended a ceremony to celebrate International Youth Day in Chahar Chenar Palace, the Presidential Palace said in a statement.
The ceremony was attended by First Lady Rola Ghani, during which thanking the president’s attention and constant supporting of youth, deputy minister of information and culture on youth affairs Dr. Kamal Sadat pointed on arranging youth’s five-year strategy, strengthening youth relations nation and worldwide, establishing youth parliament and higher education facilities to them, the statement further said.
Afterwards, ZiaulHaq Fazli, Farid Ahmad Abdul Rahimzai, Humaira Mohammadi, Najib Nangial and Mastoura Arezo thanked the president for his respect to youth proposals and views, their recruitment in the government administrations and shared the segment’s problems in different fields with him, the statement added.
Calling peace, stability and solidarity the main demands of the people, the ceremony speakers while supporting the president’s stance against powerful individuals, corrupts and criminals, asked for more serious steps in the respect.
After hearing the information and talks, addressing the youth, the president said there was resistance on reforms, but ‘I want raising your voice and your partaking in this regard.’
He said the country was about to be transferred to new generation whom would help Afghanistan get rid of war and challenges.
He added we should create sustainable change, because foreign aids cannot help us solve youth long-term problems, the statement went on to say. Congratulating installation of radar system in Hamid Karzai International Airport, the president said Afghanistan has been changed into an air square and its space independency has been ensured.
He pointed out that besides fighting drought and floods management, attention would be paid to education quality, because, education and higher education systems need basic changes.
At the end, lauding the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces’ (ANDSF) braveries, the president said there was a national, regional and international consensus on ensuring peace, stressing that peace would reach a clear result.
The Kabul Times