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Mohaqiq Expresses Concern over Increasing Daesh Activities, Displacement

(Last Updated On: November 15, 2017)

Deputy Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq has expressed his concerns regarding the expansion of Daesh militants activities in northern provinces of Afghanistan.

“Daesh and its branches have intensified its activities in Afghanistan and it has caused widespread concerns among the people of Afghanistan,” Mohaqiq who was speaking in a seminar on migration in Kabul said.

He stated that the extremist group is widely active in Faryab, Jawzjan, and Sar-e-Pul provinces.

In addition , he said disagreements within the government, discrimination and nepotism are the main reasons behind insecurities and fleeing from the country.

“The continuation of war, increasing poverty and unemployment are the main factors behind the internal and external displacement,” he said,” withdrawing capitals, disagreements within the government, youth unemployment, nepotism and discrimination are the other reasons.”

According to Deputy Chief Executive, the government has failed to encourage refugees to return home.

“The government has failed to attract the attention of immigrants to return back and this could be because of lack of the government attention, lack of international assistance and lack of attention to the infrastructure and agriculture sectors,” he concluded.

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