Former Afghan President, Sibghatullah Mujaddadi, laid to rest

The body of former Afghan President, Sibghatullah Mujaddadi, was laid to rest in
his ancestral graveyard in Kabul amid tight security on Wednesday.

Mujaddadi, who died on Monday at the age of 93, was also the founder and leader of Jebha-e-Nejat-e Melli (National Liberation Front).

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Hundreds of people, including President Mohammad Ghani, his predecessor Hamid Karzai and cabinet ministers attended the funeral ceremony performed in the Presidential Palace.

Paying tribute to late Mujaddadi’s services, Ghani described his death as a great loss for the nation and declared Wednesday as national mourning day.

Xinhua/NAN