The Directorate of the Provincial Council of Baghlan officially recognized and commemorated the effort sand honest hard work of the Director of Northern Coal and Acting Director of Ghouri Cement Mr Riazuddin Sharifi. Mr Sharifi has played a fundamental role in upgrading the extraction process of the Northern Coal Corporation and the elevation of quality and quantity of the cement produced at Ghouri Cement Factory. He has also constructed a park for the local community around the Ghouri Cement Factory.

The leadership of the council praised Mr Sharifi for all his efforts by awarding him a certificate of appreciation and promised him support during his coming years. Both corporations have seen considerable improvement in quality and work since Mr Sharifi took over.