AT News Report
KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday approved solar year security plan “Khalid”, where a secure electoral process is one of the highest priority of the plan.
“The plan also focuses to improve security in urban areas and highways, step up offensive against those elements who threaten our security, protect vulnerable areas, prevent harm to civilians, and improve logistic management for efficient allocation of resources,” Presidential Palace tweeted.
The security plan has come in the wake of civilian causality, where at least 484 civilians have suffered casualties — 184 martyred and 300 others wounded — 18 provinces of the country in March, the Civilian Protection Advocacy Group (CPAG) said on Tuesday.
The group said 54 children and 27 women were among the victims. On March 26, President Ashraf Ghani ordered Afghan and international forces during an extraordinary security meeting to be careful about civilian lives in their operations.