Second waves of security transition from NATO to local security force in Afghanistan will include six provinces, seven cities, and dozens of districts. There’s a statement from President Hamid Karzai Office.
So, there will be more than 60 percent Afghanistan will be under control of local army and officers. It’s not mentioned the exact date of the second transition.
First phase from the transition has begun last July, some of the process shown how foreign army leave the country in the end of 2014.
Provinces to be given overall in second phases are Balkh, Daikundi, Kabul, Takhar, Samangan, and Nimroz.
Cities to be given are Jalalabad, Kota Ghazni, Maydan Shahr, Faizabad, Ghaghcharan, Shiirghan, and Qalay-I-Naw. Jalalabad is one of the most important cities in Afghanistan, near the border with Pakistan.
“By President’s today decision, half of this country’s citizens now will be included into transition process,” there statement from President office.