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Monday, July 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) China has expressed wish for enhancing relations with Afghanistan and this was expressed during the visit of defense minister General Abdul Rashid Wardak to Beijing.
The defense minister in meeting with Chinese officials said having military relations with China would help peace and stability in the region.
The Chinese officials also thanked Afghanistan for supporting China stance on Taiwan and fighting Ayghor separatists.
Observers believe that enhancing cooperation with China is helpful to strengthening peace in Afghanistan and China’s long term economic benefit and invest in mining.
According to observers, China can influence Pakistan to stop intervention in Afghanistan affairs.
 

Monday, July 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The national Olympic committee has decided to give one million Afghanis as prize to any Afghan athletes who wins medal at London Games, officials with the national Olympic committee have said.
The aid of the award, according to the officials is to encourage the athletes and the medals winners will also be encouraged by national traders and sport fans.
 

Monday, July 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Information and Culture rejected the allegations of some free media supporting organizations that it was seeking to censure media an official said yesterday. 
The ministry had not still decided to impose censure on the media, a source linked to the ministry of information and culture said. 
Touching on the armed clash taken place between the two MPs, Allah Gul Mujaheed and Mawlavi Tarakhi, the source said it was received a telephone call from Kabul representative, Allah Gul Mujaheed that he had family relation with Mawlavi Tarakhil and made never armed clash even verbal dispute with him. 
He rejected the report released by Radio Kalid on the occasion as baseless, the source quoted. 
According to their assertions, the minister’s office contacted with the Kalid radio in charges and said the inaccurate report on the two MPs might have not been released. 
The report released by some media supporting association that said the ministry was seeking to censure the media was baseless, the source maintained. 
The ministry of information and culture is working under the light of mass media law and like ever supports the media workers and would never try for censuring the media. 
According to the source, the issue would be discussed with the media violation committee in the next meeting.
 

Monday, July 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai in a recent decree on realization of the contents of historic address of First of Saratan at the extraordinary meeting of the National Assembly obligates the ministries to report to the CM on their activities. 
At the 15th phrase of the address president Karzai assigned the ministry of information and culture that in two months, should prepare the practical coordinated plan with the related foundations, including the Ghazni governor, on improving the activities pertaining to the Islamic Culture Center in Ghazni City and report to the CM. 
Meanwhile, in the coming two months, a detailed specific proposal for raising the quality for government and private media should be presented to the CM. 
Also in three months, a practical plan should be prepared on strengthening of national languages, national idioms, deletion of the foreign idioms from the literature of the country, consolidation of national unity, observance of the accepted Afghani traditions and reflection of rich national culture through the government and the private medias and present it to the CM accordingly. And, in three months period, the policy for preservation and reparation of the repairing of historical relics be prepared and presented to the CM. 
Ahmad Zia Rafat lecturer of the Kabul University said in this respect that in the 15th part of the decree some of the responsibilities have been delivered to the Ministry of Information and Culture which should seriously assessed. 
He added that in the first portion of this part is practical and that the ministry can prepare a practical coordinated plan and presents it to the CM and the ministry should have some activities before this as well. 
He stressed that in the portion of this part, specifying of the relative standards for the government and the private media cannot be ensure within this period.
 

Monday, July 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The National Security Council chaired by President Karzai, heard a report by Interior Minister Besmellah Mohammadi and Rehmatullah Nabeel Director General of National Security Department on their visit to Tajikistan and meeting with Imam Rehman Ali president of Tajikistan. 
They said that recent insecurity in some parts of Badakhshan-Tajikistan and the involvement of some irresponsible groups in the border areas, were the agenda of their talks with the higher authorities of Tajikistan. 
The National Security Council after hearing the report, called security of the brother country Tajikistan and stability on the two countries borders as very important and issued instructions to the security forces of the country not to refrain from any efforts towards elimination of destructive groups on the border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan who are resorting to smuggling and insecurity therein. 
The council also instructed the Ministry of Finance to prevent import of cigarettes. It was said at this meeting that les taxes on cigarette imports at the custom houses has caused its massive imports into the country that not only destroys the health of the countrymen but it results in its smuggling to other countries as well. 
The council decided that the Ministry of Finance undertakes immediate measures on raising tax on cigarette imports. 
General Shir Mohammad Chief of Staffs of National Army presented his report on the rocket barrage and artillery attacks of Pakistan on the territories of Afghanistan and by specifying of its localities said that for the past one year firing of heavy arms from that side of the Durand Line is continued on the homes and farm lands in our territories that have brought about human and material losses and displacement of families in the areas. 
In another part of the meeting, the chairman and members of the independent elections commission came to the meeting and the issue for preparedness for registration of the voters were taken under discussions. 
Fazel Ahmad Manawi chairman of the commission explained the detailed plan of readiness for registration of voters. It was decided at the meeting that discussions and the government measures for creation of facilities for holding elections will be discussed in the future meetings of the council.
 

Monday, 30 July 2012 05:17

10 Terrorists Arrested In Parwan

Monday, July 30, 2012
Charikar (BNA) The national security personnel of Parwan province arrested 10 terrorists in that province last night. 
According to national security Dept. press office of Parwan province, 8 terrorists were arrested by security forces from Khelazi village belonged to the center of Parwan province. 
These terrorists wanted to carry out terrorist attack in the vicinities of Parwan province, said the source.
According to the source, 2 BM-1 was seized from them. 
Also, a Kalashnikov, a pistol and a quantity of explosive materials, 12 grenades were seized by these forces. 
According to another report, the national security personnel of Parwan province arrested two other terrorists with a suicide vest and 20 rocket shells from outskirts of that province. 
Meanwhile the governor of Parwan province appreciating the work and activities of national security personnel of that province said the capacity and ability of security forces in struggle against terrorism and destructive actions increased and have good achievements in this fields.  T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, 29 July 2012 10:49

Afghan National Cricket Team To Go UAE

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Afghan National Cricket Team will go to United Arabic Emirate (UAE).
According to BNA, this team included 25 athletes, will go to UAE for a series of exercises for competitions which due to be held in August 25 of the current year in Australia. 
Hamid Shinwari head of executive board of Afghan cricket board said to BNA, after two weeks exercises, 15 players will select for world competitions and this team will carry out other contest with Sire-Lanka team in September of 2012.  
Also, the team under 19 years old of the country currently is in Australia for exercise in a contest with Australia team managed to beat Australia team. 
According to Shenwari the team under 19 years will contest with Pakistan, Scotland and New-Zeeland teams and before the world competitions, they will have 2 contests with India as well. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Maidan-Shaher (BNA) Three armed Taliban were killed and three others captured in an operation of national army forces in the vicinities of Maidan-Shaher last night. 
Shahidullah Shahid spokesman of Maidan-Wardak governor said to BNA, this operation started in the Kotasherwas area of Maidan-Shaher when a Taliban commander Hajji Zalmai with his followers targeted a convoy of foodstuffs from Maidan-Shaher and monopolized. 
According to the source the national army forces started operation in the area in which three Taliban including a commander of them, Shafiq were killed and three others were detained. 
In this operation, a quantity of arms consists of Kalashnikov, mine different types of shells and 4 motorcycles and a quantity of cash money were seized by national army forces. 
It is said that the national army forces had no casualties in this operation.  T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The sources of National Defense Ministry said that four Afghan National Army soldiers were martyred and six others injured during their security missions. 
Spokesman of the National Defense Ministry said to BNA, in firing of armed Taliban and explosion of roadside mines in the outskirts of Paktika, Logar and Kandahar provinces, four national army soldiers were martyred and six others wounded. 
No more details are on hand in this regards. 
According to another report, 18 mines which were placed by armed militants for destructive and terrorist activities in the vicinities of Bagwa district of Farah province and Gereshk district of Helmand province were discovered and defused by national army forces. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, 29 July 2012 10:30

17 Militants Killed In Provinces

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Kabul (BNA) 17 armed Taliban militants were killed and 18 others were detained in a mopping up operation by security forces. 
According to interior ministry press office, the security forces in 24 last hours conducted five operations in the vicinities of Nangarhar, Kunduz, Balkh, Ghazni and Helmand province in which 17 Taliban rebels were killed and 18 others were detained. 
40 rocket launchers, 5 PK machine guns, 15 Kalashnikovs, 8 pistols, 5 mines, 10 grenades and 7 kg of narcotics were seized by these forces. 
According to another report, police forces discovered and defused anti-vehicle mine which was placed by militants for terrorist and destructive activities in the vicinities of the center of that province. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada