16 December 2017

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Saturday December 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) President Ghani recently inaugurating constructing Qaisar-Laman road in Badghis province insisted that the state would continue its efforts for constructing roads and establishing facilities for public welfare.
BNA economic analyst commenting on the issue writes the inauguration of this public utility project president Ghani recently inaugurated the construction work of Qaisar-Laman road in Badghis province which is a part of ring road of the country.
Inaugurating the construct of this public utility project insisted that under developed provinces are at the top of state priorities and continues its efforts for establishing facilities for public utility projects and it is due to rail road also pass alongside this road.
President Ghani considering the role of people in the process of development of the country outstanding, called the cooperation of people with the state in implementing public utility projects necessary.
Starting construction work on Qaisar-Laman road is a part of state commitments made for building standard roads and highways, now implementing in practice.
Afghanistan is across road that connects South Asia with central and west of the continent. Therefore, using this unique opportunity has made building standard roads and highway at top of its priorities and launching various programs wants to achieve this great objective.
The state programs for achieving this goal is appreciable but there are some points that the relevant authorities must consider deeply: we should not this bitter fact that in last decades we have been witness of the construction or reconstruction a great number of roads and highway but the low quality of constructional companies is challenging and questionable. Most of roads due to low quality of their reconstruction work already damaged and people satirically call such roads, “using only for once.”
The other issue is ensuring the security of roads which play a great role in economic growth of the country and considered of great importance, therefore, the armed oppositions and our neighboring countries that are against the economic growth of the country by using every evil means seeking to destroy the roads that are vital for the growth of  our national and rural areas economy and to prevent the unity of ethnic groups, because, only with a true and strong national unity we can achieve our objectives and end the conspiracies of the enemies and figures  who want  by creating discriminations among our people who have lived beside each other for centuries, achieve their hideous objectives.
Abdul Khalil Minawi
BNA Director General
 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The weather, pollution in cities of the country particularly in Kabul city increased that can have horrible consequences.
BNA social affairs analyst commenting on the issue writes with reaching the cold season and cooling the weather using fuels for heating the houses have tremendously increased. 
Using various kinds of fuels, most of them are not according standards, has increased pollution in cities and severely harmed the environment. The environment situation is so grave that, the Kabul and other cities citizens can observe the pollution with naked eyes.
Weather pollution and the problem of environment in Kabul the capital and other cities of the country will have disastrous and fatal consequences.
Today a great number of our citizens are suffering from respiratory, cardiac and other diseases which are mostly emanated from poor environment.
The authorities of Environment Department call using low quality fuels, non – standard streets, lack of green areas the main reason of pollution in the cities of the country. Using coal in a wrong way in houses, bathroom and other places is the most server challenge against clean and pure air.
In Afghanistan the coal is not used as it required, while in other countries used after purification it for harmful materials.
Using old tires, plastics and brunt mobile- oil in brick kilns, bathrooms, even in houses has further complicated the problem.
Although the authorities of governmental agencies including security, medical and environment have failed in curbing this fatal problem, the people also have not properly informed about the benefits of pure environment and the consequences of a polluted environment.   The governmental relevant organs, media, civil society activists, the clergies and medical staff can play an important and vital role in informing the people and fighting against environment pollution that threats the lives of our citizens.
Air pollution and damaging environment is an acute medical and social problem that should be settled urgently through designing practical and effective programs and plans. AS the experience show, releasing statements and ceremonial services cannot solve this grave problem.       
Abdul Khalil Minawi
BNA Director General
 

Monday, December 11, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The continuation of such a situation, without doubt decreases the trust and confidence of people to security and intelligence organs.
BNA security affairs analyst commenting on the issue writes slaughtering all the members of a family in Panjsad Family residential area has caused concerns of the residents of the capital.
Four armed men in military uniform at night time invaded in to a house and brutally slaughtered all members of a family including women and children while they were asleep.  
What have happened in Panjsad Family are among dozens criminal acts that occur daily in the capital.
We have been witness of many criminal acts during the recent days and months in Kabul from killing and abducting traders to physical violence and robbery. All these inhuman and barbaric acts indicate that the capital is experiencing a terrible security situation.
In spite of that security authorities claim that the Panjsad Family incident is the result of personal and family disputes but this kind of reasoning cannot acquit them from their responsibilities and not justifiable.
We accept that teen members of a family became the victim of a family dispute, but it would be questionable how the invaders accessed to automatic weapon and used military uniform and how they interned the house and after several hours of killing and looting leave the scene?
The relatives of the victims claim that in the first moments of the incident at 1: 00 am they informed police but they reached the scene after three hours. Although the security authorities deny the claim but there reasoning is not justifiable.
The recent incident and other similar incidents occurred during the recent days and months indicate that beside terrorist incidents like suicide attacks and explosions criminal incidents are the major part of concerns the residents of the capital suffering from.
The presence of armed individuals, police call them irresponsible armed people in tangible in the city.
Some people claim that most of police personnel have been appointed due to their links to higher authorities not according to criteria set up for employments.
The existence of such a wide gap in security organs and incapability of intelligence and security personnel indicate that there is a poor management in security affairs in Kabul. If as the interior minister promised, firm steps be taken for reforming the situation, the residents of Kabul who are suffering from insecurity will enjoy living in a peaceful and safe atmosphere very soon, otherwise, their miseries will continue as before.    
Abdul Khalil Minawi
BNA Director General
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Islamic Republic of Afghanistan considering the US president’s decision regarding to recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel concerning and the stance of the Afghan people in that regard constructive and reasonable.
BNA political affairs analyst commenting on the issue writes Mr. Trump US president against the expectation of all peace loving people across the world especially Islamic world recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Zionist regime and promised to move its embassy from Tel- Aviv  to in to that holy city forgetting that Jerusalem is undividable part of Palestinians’ territory.
This US president hurt the hearts of millions Muslims across the world and reduced global trust and belief to America earlier existed.
Afghan president and executive chief of the country expressing concern over, Mr. Trump’s decision insisted that the decision has hurt the hearts of millions of Muslims across the world.
These credible Afghan organs have also said that the status of Jerusalem should be determined according to international laws, UN resolutions and the demands of millions of Muslims.
The Afghan president and executive chief also pointed out that for realizing a fair peace in Middle East and Islamic world an international gathering is needed.
Likewise, Afghan national wide scholars’ council calling Mr. Trump’s decision irresponsible and tyrannical insisted on retreating of the decision, otherwise it will have horrible consequences.
In addition, huge massed of our people took the streets in Kabul and other provinces expressed their abhorrence against the decision. The protesters, political, civil society activists, various classes of people and the media of the country supporting the stance of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan regarding Jerusalem issue asked the US to know its responsibilities regarding to such important issues and act with high responsibility.
America should know that Muslims across the globe among the Afghans considering Jerusalem as their Islamic identity will defend Jerusalem and suppressed Palestinians rights as their Islamic obligation. Afghanistan will never recognize Zionist regime.
On the other hand, this hasty decision by US president will provoke extremist groups, using the situation in to their benefit provide the ground once again for anti- Islamic activities.
It would be better for Mr. Trump to think wisely, make decision wisely and retreating from his recent controversial decision would be considered a wise act.
Abdul Khalil Minawi
BNA Director General
     
 

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