US Defense Chief Arrives in Afghanistan

Kabul, – US Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit.

He is scheduled to meet with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and a number of senior officials as well as inspect the US forces stationed in Afghanistan.

This will be Carter’s last official trip as Defense Secretary to Afghanistan as he prepares to hand off his military responsibilities to his designated successor, retired Marine General James Mattis.

Source: Qatar News Agency