KABUL: President Hamid Karzai in a telephonic conversation with father of Maulawi Abdul Raqib, former minister of refugees’ affairs during the Taliban government and a pioneer of the country, who was attending his son’s funeral ceremony.
While conveying his deep sympathies with father of Maulawi Raqib, President Karzai told him that the blood of his son has been shed for restoration of peace in the country.
President Karzai hoped that with the blessing of the blood of Maulawi Raqib and other martyrs of the country peace is restored in Afghanistan.
Maulawi Abdul Raqib was killed in Peshawar on Monday and his body was laid to rest in Takhar province today.
The Kabul Times