It commemorated the second anniversary of the death of General Abdul Raziq Achakzai in Takhar
The second anniversary of the death of former Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq Achakzai was commemorated today in Takhar province.
“The governor’s office, the leadership board, heads and officials of government institutions, members of the provincial council and a number of high-ranking military officials, elders and social figures, youth, and women attended the meeting,” the Takhar governor’s press office said in a statement.
The newsletter adds: Rumi Obaidullah Qarluq, the governor of Takhar, prayed for the souls of the martyrs and spoke about the different dimensions of the character of Martyr Achakzai and his heroism in defense of the homeland, territorial integrity, national honor, and securing peace.
The Chief of Police and the Deputy of Takhar Provincial Council also spoke about the courage and martyrdom of General Raziq Shahid and said that the enemies of peace and tranquility cannot stop the caravan of progress and progress of the country by martyring the national heroes.
Gen. Abdul Raziq Achakzai, a former Kandahar police chief, was killed on October 18, 2018, after a security meeting with Gen. Scott Miller, commander of the Resolute Support Forces, Zalmai Wesa, then governor of Kandahar province. He was considered one of the strongest opponents of the Taliban in the south of the country.