26 March 2019

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Kabul (BNA) An agricultural water canal is being built at the cost of 38 million Afghanis from the National Citizenship Program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry in Nimroz province.
According to national citizenship program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry, the water canal will be constructed at the cost of 38 million Afghanis and has a capacity of providing 111 kilowatts of power in Kong district of Nimroz province.
Upon completion of the project, 1,100 families in Kong district will be benefited from electricity.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, March 25, 2019

Jalalabad (BNA) Key commander of Taliban Mullah Tarab has been detained in Nangarhar province last night.
Police spokesman of Nangarhar province told BNA, the commander has been arrested by security forces operation in Chamtali village, Sourkhrod district of that province.
According to the source, during the operation, three other Taliban with numerous of weapons and a motorbike were arrested.
It is mentionable that Mullah Tarab was involved in design and organizing of terrorist attacks in the mentioned district and was in charge of the 40-member group of Taliban terrorists in that province.
With the arrest of these people, security will be provided in that district.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday March 25, 2019

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani spoke during introducing ceremony of his senior advisor on public and strategic relations Wahid Omar, the Presidential Palace said in a statement.
The ceremony held in Chahar Chenar Palace and attended by a number of high ranking government officials, media and civil society representatives, according to the statement. At the outset, senior presidential advisor on cultural affairs Asadullah Ghazanfar read out the presidential decree on appointment of Wahid Omar. Afterwards, the President wished paradise to those martyred in terror attacks in Helmand and Kandahar provinces and immediate recovery to those injured.
Congratulating Wahid Omar on assuming office, the president wished him success in all working aspects, adding the law on access to information should be formed and applied in cooperation and coordination with all, the statement added. He added this year will be the year of development, peace and democracy. ‘As heart of Asia, Afghanistan should change into moving and connecting heart. We should not look at foreigners as strangers but partners and foreign policy should not be reactive and sentimental, but stand on cooperation,’ the president said. He stressed that ordinary projects should be supported through national budget for two years, adding during marking Afghanistan’s 100th Independence Day and 1000th anniversary of Dari language, cultural values should be linked to independence and development.
He added villages, districts, municipalities and provinces’ representatives will share their views on peace process during Peace Consultative Loya Jirga. Later on, while thanking the president Wahid Omar said he would not spare any efforts in performing his responsibilities.
 

Monday March 25, 2019

JALALABAD CITY (BNA) Three women and three children were wounded following blast occurred in eastern Nangarhar province this morning.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor told BNA reporter, the blast took place close to commercial center in first precinct of Jalalabad city the provincial capital of the province, in which three women and three children were wounded.
The injured of the incident timely have been shifted by security forces with collaboration of local people to regional hospital of the province.
M.A.Ansari
 

Monday, March 25, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                           
One Dollar                                                              75/60       Afs
One Pound Sterling                                            97       Afs
One Euro                                                            99/20       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       20/60       Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                           538       Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                              1090       Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                            06/80       Afs
Yarzada
 

Monday March 25, 2019

HERAT CITY (BNA) A band of 13 professional abductors have been identified and demolished during a military operation conducted by National Directorate Security (NDS) personnel in western Herat province.
Members of the band have abducted a person two months ago from 5th security precinct of Herat province and requested a ransom of 500,000 USD to release him.
The abductors after receiving 7.8 million Afghanis released the abducted person after 13 days.
National Directorate Security personnel are trying to demolish and ruin all organized criminal groups in Herat province.
M.A.Ansari
 

Monday March 25, 2019

QALAT CITY (BNA) At least four fighters of Taliban group were killed and three others were wounded following artillery attack carried out by Afghan security forces in southern Zabul province.
The Taliban militants have been targeted in various parts of Arghandab district of the province.
Senior commander of Afghan national army in the south of country in a telephonic contact confirmed the killing of four insurgents and wounding of three others following the attack.
The members of Taliban group were busy on organizing terrorist and destructive activities that targeted and killed.
According to another report, Afghan security forces by discovering and confiscating six round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent bloodiest incidents in crowded areas of Zabul province.
No individual or groups has commented regarding the mine plantings, but local officials called that Taliban fighters are responsible for the failed mine plantings.
M.A.Ansari
 

Monday, March 25, 2019

Kandahar (BNA) Nine armed Taliban insurgents were killed in artillery raids of Afghan security forces in Kandahar province last night.
The insurgents were targeted in Maiwand district in their strongholds last night.
ANA top commander in south of the country told BNA, in the raid, nine insurgents were killed.
Another report says, a series of blasts were prevented in Kandahar province.
Security officials discovered and neutralized ten mines from busy roads of Kandahar province and prevented from deadly events.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, March 25, 2019

Asadabad (BNA) Seven armed oppositions were detained last day from parts of the country.
The insurgents associated to Taliban and ISIS groups, have been detained with their hand arms from parts of Nangarhar, Laghman, and Kunar provinces.
ANA key commander in east of the country told BNA, the insurgents have been detained while terrorist activities.
The detainees in first investigation acknowledged to their crimes that they have membership of Taliban and ISIS terrorist groups and attended tens of deadly attacks in east of the country.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, March 25, 2019

Kabul (BNA) During a funeral ceremony held on Sunday, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani paid tribute to former Wolesi Jirga member Martyr Obaidullah Barakzai who was martyred in a terrorist attack in Kandahar province, the Presidential Palace said in a statement.
While praying for his soul, President Ghani extended his heartfelt condolences to the people of Kandahar, national assembly and all Afghans, adding Obaidullah Barakzai was a strong person, the statement further said.
The president said when I sympathized with him on his son’s martyrdom, even he condoled me, the statement added.
Pointing at sacrifices made by Martyr Barakzai family, the president said the deceased family has made many sacrifices so far and currently one of their sons is serving in national army ranks.
Wishing paradise to Martyr Barakzai, the president assured his family to thoroughly investigate about the terror attack and will share the results with them.
Afterwards, son of Martyr Barakzai Hazrat Shah Barakzai spoke and while thanking the president said Martyr Barakzai had always made effort for system’s revival and his country’s pride and we will continue his way with all power.
Later on, the president accompanied Martyr Barakzai’s coffin which was covered by the country’s flag to its special place.
 

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