Fifteen militants handed over their weapons and surrendered to government in Kunar Province, Afghan National Directorate of Security said in a statement on Tuesday.
The men were active in Laghman province fighting against the government in the province, added the statement.
The surrendered men have promised to work for peace in their province and help the government in the reconstruction process, the statement said.
Militants are active in most villages of Laghman province.
With the increasing operations of Afghan and foreign forces in the country, dozens of militants have laid down their arms and joined the Afghan peace process.
Afghan forces are due to take control of security across the whole country by 2014.
On Tuesday US Defence Secretary Robert Gates visited southern Afghanistan to meet troops ahead of the planned gradual withdrawal of foreign force.