KABUL, Oct. 16 – Deputy Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Mawlawi Abdul Salam Hanafi met with Ms.Roza Otunbayeva the head United Nations Assistance Missions in Afghanistan at Presidential Palace today, reported Bakhter News Agency.
Hanafi applauded UNAMA for assisting Afghanistan in several fields including health and educations.
The head of UNAMA expressed gratitude for maintaining security of UN agencies in country and added that the organization does not forget Afghanistan as a family member in the United Nations council.
Deputy PM Hanafi showed concerned about the negative effects of drugs and five million addicts that left from two decades, from which around one million are women and minors and the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has so far collected a large number of drug addicts and provides them with medical treatments.
Meanwhile, Hanafi asked the United Nations Organization cooperation for alternative livelihoods on the matter.
The esteemed Amir-ul-Momineen of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan issued a decree aiming to free Afghanistan from drugs said deputy prime minister Hanafi during the meeting with the head of UNAMA.
To the end, taking into account the concerns of the UN Special Representative about girls’ education above the sixth grade, he said our policy is “education for all” and after solving the technical issues, practical steps will be taken to start it.