The agreement letter for the new layout of Afghan National Protectors magazine was signed in presence of Major General Wali Mohammad Ahmadzai, Commander of 209th Shaheen Corps, Major General Abdul Tawab Rasikh, Chief of National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Balkh, Major General Mohammad Akram Samih, Commander of Afghan National Police (ANP) in Balkh, Brigadier General Abdul Jabbar Wafa, Commander of 1st Special Operations Brigade in North, officials of Sergeants Training Center (STC) and Police Staff College in Balkh.
Shirshah Amiry, Director of Bayan-e Shamal Media Center, in his statements, stated that the purpose of the new design of magazine is to improve its quality and bring people and Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) closer.
He added that Bayan-e Shamal Media Center provides media support to the ANDSF and it is committed to supporting these troops in future.
On the other hand, Major General Wali Mohammad Ahmadzai, Commander of 209th Shaheen Corps praised activities of Bayan-e Shamal Media Center in backing security forces and said that the new design of Afghan National Protectors magazine, which reflects the actions of ANDSF in north of the country, will be essential in giving security forces morale and will make them optimistic for victory.
In the meantime, Major General Abdul Tawab Rasikh, Director of NDS in Balkh considered giving morale and motive to every personnel of security forces vital in battlefields and said that Bayan-e Shamal Media Center has taken serious steps in this regard.
Major General Mohammad Akram Samih, Commander of ANP in Balkh mentioned that audio, video and other products of Bayan-e Shamal Media center will strengthen police forces and convey soldiers’ inner words to the public.
National Protectors magazine was printed for the first time in 2013, which turned out to be one of the most influential magazines in North. It is being printed in large numbers and is the reflector of ANDSF actions.
The new layout of the magazine is set to be published in January 2019 which will cover different topics related to ANDSF in North.
Reporter: Hamid Nawabzada