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“The war in Afghanistan is not a civil war. It’s a drug war, it’s a terrorist war and it’s also a state to state undeclared war.”
Nezamuddin Qaisari, an ethnic Uzbek, is the police chief of Qaisar district in Faryab province. Qaisari, who is in his fifties, is also a commander of Khezesh-e Mardomi (Public Uprising), a local group in Faryab fighting the Taliban, and a member of the political party, Junbish-i-Milli Islami Afghanistan (National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan), led by Abdul Rashid Dostum. On July 2, 2018, Qaisari was arrested by Afghan Special Forces, after a verbal confrontation turned violent during a security meeting in Faryab’s provincial capital city, Maimana. Click here to read more.
The metric system is used in Afghanistan, however, there are traditional units that are also used for area and weight. Click here to learn more.