Former Afghan President Sibghatullah Mojaddedi laid to rest
Kabul, Feb 13 : Former Afghan President Sibghatullah Mojaddedi who passed away earlier this week after a long illness was laid to rest on Wednesday in his ancestral graveyard here amid tight security.
Hundreds of people including President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, his predecessor Hamid Karzai and Cabinet ministers, attended the funeral ceremony performed at the Presidential Palace, Xinhua news agency reported.
Mojaddedi was also the founder and leader of Jebha-e-Nejat-e Melli (National Liberation Front).
While paying tribute to Mojaddedi, Ghani described his death as a great loss for the nation and declared Wednesday as national mourning day.