Colonel Gul Khan Kofi, Kunduz Prison Manager said the prisoners were residents of Kunduz, Takhar and Badakhshan provinces who were able to memorize the Holy Quran and take religious lessons in 1.5 years.
Kunduz Governor Abdul Jabar Naimi considered memorization of Holy Quran by these prisoners a big achievement and congratulated prison officials, prisoners and their families.
Mr. Naimi stressed that prison is place for repentance and self-training and prisoners should think about social reforms, maintaining security and bringing peace and stability in the region and use facilities therein for education, profession learning and behavioral change.
Head of Court Department, Appellate Attorney Department, members of provincial council and some other government officials had also participated in the ceremony.
Reporter: Inayatullah Khaliq