Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the country, on his second trip to Balkh province, initially inaugurated 360-bed Abu Ali Sinai-e Balkhi hospital, which has been built by the German government in five floors at a cost of 15 million euros. Then he met with different classes of people in the province and announced the efforts of government for self-sufficiency, production and infrastructure development in the coming years.
Mohammad Akram Samih, Balkh Police Commander said in a press conference that security forces, in association with 222 unit which has come to Balkh from capital for special operations, arrested 35 people from a casino around Alkozay square in Mazar-e Sharif city.
Mohammad Akram Samih, Balkh Police Commander, in a press conference, informs about detention of 33 thieves and gamblers in this province. He says these people had hand in robberies and other crimes and they were arrested with two guns and their vehicles from Mazar-e Sharif city.