KABUL: Addressed to Hamid Karzai, president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, cabinet members and high-ranking government officials, congratulatory messages have been received by BNA on the occasion of 22nd anniversary of victory of Afghanistan Jihad.
The messages besides offering greetings and best wishes on the occasion of the historic day have said that celebration of 8th Saur was remembrance of the nation’s those heroes who had stood with empty hands, naked feet and hungry stomachs against USSR army in order to protect independence and territorial integrity of the country by sacrificing their blood. The messages also said that Mujahideen had been leading the Afghan Jihad, so nobody should neglect for prosperity and security of Afghanistan people and make use of any possibility for reaching this goal. The messages have been delivered by administrative panel of a number of ministries, social, cultural and people organizations, government and private higher institutions, schools and governors of a number of the country’s provinces. The Kabul Times