Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday addressed a gathering to mark the birthday of Prophet Muhammad and called on all opposition groups to enter peace negotiations.
Ghani said Prophet Muhammad had been kind to women and the elderly and did not discriminate against anyone.
He said the Prophet had wanted a society free of injustice and oppressions.
Ghani said: "If we follow in Prophet Muhammad's steps, we will resolve our society's problems."
In line with this Ghani called on all anti-government opposition groups to stop destroying the country and to join peace talks.
Today, the twelfth of Rabi al-Awwal (Mawlid), is the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah.
Prophet Muhammad was born in April 570 CE in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, and became prophet at the age of 40.
Muslim countries, including Afghanistan, commemorate the day every year.
On this day, people reciting Quran and holding prayers and holding gathering and delivering speeches regarding Muhammad and giving alms to the poor people.