President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the International Islamic University would be built in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan along with the Technology Park.
He made the remarks during a meeting with the tribal elders, religious scholars, and other representatives of Nangarhar province.
In his speech during the gathering, President Ghani said the residents of Nangarhar have bravely stood against the ISIS terrorists which helped the Afghan forces to retake Nazian district.
Emphasizing that the International Islamic University would be built in Nangarhar province, President Ghani said he has instructed the Ambassador of Islamic Cooperation Organization in this regard.
He also added that the employees of the foreign ministry who had shared wrong information in this regard would be punished.
In the meantime, President Ghani said budget has been allocated for the construction of Nangarhar administrative complex and facilities would also be put in place for the construction of Technology Park and civil airport in Jalalabad city.
President Ghani hailed the residents of Nangarhar for their patience regarding the lack of electriccity and instructed the Breshna electricity firm to find a lasting solution for the issue.