PARAKH (PAN): Residents of Panjsher have expressed satisfaction in line with the security situation in the province with authorities of the region have vowed miscreants would not be allowed to sabotage the peace of the province.  
Shah Mohammad, a resident of Ababa district while expressing satisfaction over the improved law and order situation in his district, said that residents of his area move freely without any fear of security or threat from the militants.
Locals extended their all out cooperation to the security forces and informed them the moment they suspect insurgents’ activities, he added.
Fareed Ahmad, a resident of Rakha district told Pajhwok Afghan News dozens of Ahmad Shah Massoud’s followers were visiting his tomb Panjsher in a peaceful environment, adding there were no looming threats of militants or anti-state elements’ attacks.
Both the residents and law enforcement agencies were keeping a close watch on the movements of strangers in Panjsher province, he added.
Similarly, students of Panjsher University lauded the current security situation in the province by saying that few opposition groups wanted to create turmoil in the province.
Abdullah, a student said youth and elders were cooperating with the security forces in an attempt to maintain peace and stability in the province.
The overall security of the province is satisfactory, however, a single attack took place some months back when the governor house of the province came under militants’ attack, which left a numbers of policemen dead and injured.
Abdul Kabir Wasiq, governor spokesman of Panjsher said the province was stable, adding, however, militants had been trying to sneak into the province but the security agencies were strong enough by not allowing the insurgents to make their way into the province.
He went on to say that militants were crossing borders from Kapisa, Nuristan and Baghlan provinces to launch attacks elsewhere in the province.
He lauded the bolstered cooperation of residents in maintaining law and order in the province, saying their continued cooperation would bring further stability to the province.
He said the deployment of Afghan Local Police (ALP) was under consideration and their approval was given already by the central government.
Najibullah, Panjsher police chief said his forces were trying hard to prevent militants’ entering into the province.
He informed that residents were fully cooperating with police force and other security agencies in order to bring peace and stability to the province.
He assured the residents would enjoy peaceful environment during upcoming elections and said that everyone would vote without sense of fear.