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Decision taken on land allotted to Hekmatyar: MoJ

Decision taken on land allotted to Hekmatyar: MoJ

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26 Oct 2023 - 11:52
Decision taken on land allotted to Hekmatyar: MoJ
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26 Oct 2023 - 11:52

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Land Grab Prevention and Restitution Commission (LGPRC) has evaluated the allotment of 13 acres of land in Kabul to Gulbadin Hekmatyar.

The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) chief and former premier was allocated the land in the Darul Aman neighbourhood of Kabul by the previous government.

At a meeting on Wednesday, the commission deliberated and took a decision, on the issue the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said.

The MoJ said in a statement that the members of LGPRC participated in the meeting, which conferred on cases involving thousands of acres of land grabbed in Kabul, Farah, Balkh and other provinces.

The commission decided 13,000 acres of state land in the Kharpalan area of western Farah province be thoroughly probed and over 750 acres of government land in Ghulaman locality separated from private property.

The commission also discussed the 13 acres of land temporarily given to Hekmatyar in the Darul Aman area of Kabul by the previous government. The ministry, however, did not offer any detail of the decision taken in this regard.

HIA was given the land belonging to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) by the previous government. The party has built its offices, Hekmatyar’s house and a mosque on it.

The commission also discussed nearly 2,000 acres of land in the Shakardara district of Kabul province and it decided documents and information be sought from claimants and investigated.

The meeting also took up cases of over 16,000 acres of land in Balkh, Parwan and Logar provinces. This land was determines as state property and the commission issued necessary instructions in this regard.

The participants also discussed the land allotted for the Uruzgan University and the Khost industrial park and made necessary decisions, whose details were not given.

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