Kabul seeks help from Islamabad to locate missing deputy governor 


ISLAMABAD: The Afghan embassy in Islamabad has contacted the Pakistan’s Foreign Office and sought help to locate the missing deputy governor of Kunar province.

The Afghan embassy also informed the FO that Mohammad Nabi, Deputy Governor of Kunar province was in Peshawar for medical treatment and the embassy has been unable to contact the official, said the spokesperson from the FO.

The FO spokesperson said that the concerned authorities have been asked to look into the matter and find the missing Afghan official. Muhammad Nabi is a renowned activist of Hezb-e-Islami.

The senior Afghan government official visiting Peshawar for medical treatment was allegedly abducted on Friday, Afghan Consul General in Peshawar Moin Mrastyal had said on Saturday.

Muhammad Nabi Ahmadi was “abducted” from Peshawar’s Dabgar area.

Last year, former Afghan governor Sayed Fazlullah Wahidi was rescued in Mardan, two weeks after he was abducted in Islamabad.