“Afghan youth shall not abandon their ancestral land,” says the ex-president
AT-KABUL: Former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai on Thursday urged the Afghan youth to stay in their country and work hard for development of Afghanistan.
Addressing a seminar “Hope and challenges” he denounced the Wednesday’s terrorist attacks on mini-bus of TOLO TV channel and Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, and torching of Bibi Aisha Girls School in Kabul, and offered his condolences to the families of the victims and prayed for early recovery of the injured. The seminar was held in Kabul by the Cultural First Social Organization in cooperation with the Grand Technology Resources (GTR) to appreciate and uphold talented youth.
Hamid Karzai said that the problem faced by youth is temporary and would not last for long, adding that he was happy that Afghan youth realized this fact and now most of the youth wanted to stay in their homeland and severe their countrymen.
“This is our ancestral land and this is ours and ours sons and coming generations land. We all together, shoulder to shoulder, will build this country and will try hard for development and prosperity of this country,” he said.
At end of the session, Hamid Karzai was awarded the “ambassador of the freedom of speech” award for his services towards freedom of speech and his achievements.