Earlier, Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for Nangarhar governor, told media that Hekmatyar left Jalalabad for Kabul early in the morning and traveled by road.
A large number of People standing both sides of Kabul-Jalalabad high welcomed the HIA Amir. National, HIA flags and Hekmatyar’s pictures were installed on both sides of the road on billboards and walls.
Hekmatyar arrived at Pul-i-Charkhi, the eastern gate to Kabul this afternoon, and was greeted by a large number of HIA supporters.
A statement from Presidential Palace said Hekmatyar would meet President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani soon after his arrival in Kabul.
The HIA leader on Friday would address a mammoth gathering in Kabul’s Ghazi stadium. -Pajhwok