New Delhi, Feb 1 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reiterated India's commitment for building a peaceful Afghanistan when Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer and Head of the Council of Ministers Abdullah Abdullah called on him here.
"The prime minister expressed deep gratitude towards the government and the national security forces of Afghanistan for their bravery and sacrifice in order to protect the Indians, especially during the attack on the Indian consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif on January 4-5, 2016," the external affairs ministry said in a statement.
Afghanistan enters ICC ODI top 10 rankings
Afghanistan has risen to the top 10 in the ICC ODI rankings as Gulbadin Naib with his striking performance in his first international fifty led the team to victory against Zimbabwe. In the end, Afghanistan had two wickets and two balls left to chase a target of 249, which it did successfully.
Afghanistan : A suicide attacker blews himself near Kabul Airport, which left one dead and several injured. The attack took place early this morning.
Sediq Sediqqi, a spokesman for the Afghan Interior Minister, said that four others were hurt in the early-morning attack that took place near the airport. Initial information showed the attack was aimed at a foreign forces convoy.