Sayed Hussain Anvari passed away

  • Date of Publication : 6/07/2016 at 18:44 GMT
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Sayed Hussain Anvari who was one of the great jihadi leaders, head of Harakat-e-Islami (Islamic movement) political party and the president’s senior adviser in military affairs after a long illness, passed away yesterday morning.

Anwari, who died at the age of 64, was the former leader of Mujahideen, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzia’s first cabinet member and also the former governor of Herat.

Anvari suffered of liver disease and was hospitalized in New Delhi over the past months.

It is said that once he got his recovery back after he had liver transplant in the course of his treatment in Delhi, and returned to Kabul who faced with a huge number of people welcoming him. And later he expressed his political views and complained of the National Unity Government in a ceremony in Kabul.

Mr Anwar after facing many tensions during the last presidential campaigns, supported Ashraf Ghani the current Afghan president, but was not satisfied of the NUG in recent months.

In recent days, Mr Anwari’s disease relapsed, travelled to Delhi for treatment, and eventually passed away yesterday morning.

Sayed Hussain Anwari was one of the brilliant figures in the fight against Taliban terrorist group, and had great achievements.

One of Anvari’s relatives said his supporters had gathered in his home last night, and have discussed the funeral and burial ceremony of Sayed Hussain Anvari.

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