Kandahar Airport street name changed to General Raziq Airport
Kabul Afghanistan (PMG):
Reporter: Mahdi Nayibi
President Ghani named the Kandahar Airport’s road to Kandahar’s two-way route after General Abdul Raziq after opening this 16.4-kilometer street.
According to the presidential palace newsletter, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, on his trip to Kandahar, said that the road which ends to Kandahar Airport was named to the former Kandahar Police Chief Martyr General Abdul Raziq. The newsletter also states that the road is 16.4 kilometers long and 69.2 meters wide, which is constructed on the cost of 2.8 billion AFN from the government’s development budget.
Meanwhile, Mr. Ghani named the Kandahar Airport to the name of Ahmad Shah Baba in the presence of the elders and influences of Kandahar province. Kandahar is Afghanistan’s first-degree province and is a relatively safe province in the southern part of the country.