VOA News Ayaz Gul February 26, 2016 ISLAMABAD—Security forces in Pakistan have rescued an influential former top Afghan official two weeks after he was kidnapped by unknown men in Islamabad. Former governor of the western Afghan province of Herat, Fazlullah Wahidi, was rescued from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa border province in a late night security operation,
VOA News Ayaz Gul February 17, 2016 ISLAMABAD—Authorities in Pakistan have reported no progress in their probe to ascertain motives or locate the whereabouts of a visiting senior Afghan politician, nearly a week after he was kidnapped in Islamabad. Fazlullah Wahidi, former governor of Afghanistan’s western Herat province, arrived in the capital city with his
Khaama Press: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday summoned Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan over the abduction of Sayed Fazlullah Wahidi in Islamabad. Islamabad police say they have made progress the case and that Wahidi would be recovered soon. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 13, 2016 Afghanistan has called on Pakistan to find and free a former Afghan provincial governor kidnapped in Islamabad. The Afghan Foreign Ministry said Fazlullah Wahidi, a former governor of Afghanistan’s western Herat Province, was abducted in the Pakistani capital on February 12. The motive for the kidnapping was not
VOA News Ayaz Gul February 12, 2016 ISLAMABAD—A visiting former Afghan governor was kidnapped Friday evening from a market in Islamabad, Pakistani officials say. Police and Afghan embassy sources in the capital told VOA that Sayed Fazlullah Waheedi, who until recently served as governor of eastern Kunar and western Herat provinces of Afghanistan, was visiting