Ghani visits Nangarhar province

President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday morning visited Nangarhar province for meetings with the provincial Governor, military officers, local residents, writers and cultural figures.

The president was accompanied by his first vice president, national security adviser, a number of cabinet ministers, members of parliament and other officials.

This comes just over a year after Ghani visited Nangarhar where he met with the families of a deadly explosion in a local mosque.

The explosion inside a mosque in Haska Mina district left over 70 people dead.