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Acting Minister Investigated, Banned from Leaving Country

Acting Minister Investigated, Banned from Leaving Country

KABUL – Mohammad Jawad Peikar, acting minister of Urban Development and Land (MUDL), has been banned from leaving the country, Tolo News reported.
According to the report, president Ghani ordered the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) to investigate accusations of ‘illegal recruitment’ made against Peikar, and to look into properties that Peikar bought in Turkey.
Ghani ordered the AGO to ban the acting minister from leaving the country until the end of the investigations.
Jamshid Rasouli, a spokesperson for the AGO, has not commented on the case of the Jawad Peikar.
Meanwhile, corruption has remained prevalent during Ghani’s tenure despite serious concerns.
(Sahar News)

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