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Monday, 12 November 2012 06:36

NPF Kills 6 Taliban Insurgents

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Six Taliban insurgents were killed in a clash by National Police Forces. 
Interior ministry press office said to BNA, the National Police Forces in the last 24 hours conducted joined operations in the outskirts of Takhar, Kunduz, Kandahar, Urozgan, Logar, Ghazni Paktia and Helmand provinces in which 6 armed insurgents were killed and 9 others were wounded. 
It is said in these operations, 2200 kg of narcotic, 16 heavy bullets, 400 light bullets, 3 anti-vehicle mines, 8 grenades, a motorbike and two vehicles of enemies were seized by these forces. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

 

Monday, 12 November 2012 06:32

Suicide Bomber Killed In Kunar

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A suicide bomber was killed by police in Kunar province this morning. 
According to Shamshad 202 police zone, the suicide bomber wanted to blew up himself near the guard of anti-terrorism head in Kunar province.
In this attack, Abdul Mateen Khan Head of anti-terrorism of this commandment was wounded and the attacker was killed by police.
Meanwhile doctors in the hospital of that city called health condition of head of anti-terrorism satisfactory. 
Ewaz Mohammad Nazari police official of Kunar said to BNA, the vest coat full of explosive devices with a Kalashnikov seized and neutralized by police. 

T. Suraya-Yarzada

 

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A local commander of armed Taliban was killed in a military operation in Kandahar province this morning. 
This commander targeted by Afghan and NATO forces while organizing terrorist attacks in his hideout in the vicinities of Panjwai district of that province. 
BNA quoting from NATO press statement said, this commander had committed responsibility of several terrorist attacks of Taliban in the Panjwai district. 
It should be said that three persons attributed to this commander were arrested in this operation as well. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Monday, 12 November 2012 06:20

NATO Solider Killed In Helmand

Monday, November 12, 2012
Helmand (BNAS) A NATO soldier was killed by a person ueing national army uniform in Helmand province. 
This event occurred in the vicinities of Nadali district when a person had the national army uniform targeted NATO forces. 
Ahmad Zerak spokesman of Helmand governor in a contact with BNA confirmed this event and said assessment started for details of this case. 
It is said that the attacker has been killed reaction of NATO forces. 
Meanwhile, NATO confirmed killing of this solider by a person with national army uniform in that province. 
T-Yarzada
 

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Chief Justice Prof. Abdul Salam Azimi held meeting with deputy ambassador of UAE here and in the meeting matters pertaining bilateral relations including enhancing cooperation in the judiciary field between the two nations came under discussion.
Besides thanking UAE for its contribution in the rebuilding process of Afghanistan called for expansion of cooperation in judiciary and exchanging experience.
While calling for stabilizing security in Afghanistan, the UAE diplomat Juma Al Kabi described the relations between the two nations as historic, saying UAE will continue to play its role in the solution of problems in Afghanistan.
 

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) It is expected that talks on security agreement between Afghanistan and the US soon start in Kabul.
This was stated by Janan Musazai spokesman of the Foreign Ministry to the press stressing the talks will start on the 15th of November between the delegations of the two nations on the bilateral security agreement between the two nations.
He added that the Afghan delegation will be led by Aklil Hakimi Afghan ambassador to Washington and on the US side by former US ambassador to Bulgaria Jimwarlik.
He noted that formation of any commission within the delegation in not intended and what has been stated to the National Assembly is incorrect.
He attributed selection of Aklil Hakimi at the head of the delegation to the personal trust of President of Afghanistan to him and Hakimi’s rich and long years of working experience in diplomatic sphere and having vast information over the conclusion of agreements of the US with other countries.
He pointed that Hakimi is among few specialists who has information about the US agreement with some other countries.
He added that in the composition of the Afghan delegation there are specialists of different area from customs to the defense foundations, security and economy spheres.
He added that Afghan delegation at the talks will act on the basis of national interests, preservation of national security and on the basis of realization of basic objectives of the people of Afghanistan that is ensuring peace, security and nationwide stability in the country, strengthening and preservation of young democracy of Afghanistan.
He also informed the press of visit of Foreign Minister to the Jebuti in the coming week for participation at the Foreign Ministers Conference of Islamic Countries.
He rejected the presence of Mawlana Fazlullah lead of the Taliban group of Pakistan in Afghanistan and said that as the government of Afghanistan doses not allow that the terrorist group use the Afghan territories and carry terrorist attacks against neighboring countries, we also expect the neighbors of Afghanistan not to allow terrorists to carry on terrorist acts against our country.
It should be noted that the House of People in its recent meeting had criticized leading of the start of talks on security agreement by the Afghan ambassador and asked for involvement of outstanding security and political personalities in the talks.
 

Monday November 12 2012
Kabul (BNA) Draft of 1392 national budget dispatched to the upper house of parliament (senate) for discussion by the ministry of finance and Govt. of Afghanistan has reported of 108 billion Afghani increase in the new budget for 1392 and an amount of Afghani 366.2 billion has been estimated for 1392 which include 196 billion development and another 170 billion for ordinary budget.
Based on the information received from ministry of finance, budget draft for 1392 which recently approved by the parliament is said that from overall budget 46% is expected to be provided by the international donors and the rest 54% from national sources.
Based on statement of minister of finance, the current budget draft has been prepared for the 12 fiscal months starting from first of Jaddi and completed on end of Qaws.
In the 1392 budget plan, 21% has been considered for road construction programs, 11% for energy and hydro power generators sector, 9% for agriculture sector, 8% for higher education sector and 4% has been allocated for health sector.
The $ 4.8 billion financial budget which had been prepared for the current year is now changed and the next budget would cover the whole 12 months while previously two to three months delay had been conducted while passing the budget due to summer holidays of the parliamentarians.
It’s said that in the new budget plan, various sectors same as education, health, mine extraction, energy and agriculture sector would received more money in the next budget.
Minister of finance Omar Zakhelwal says that 28% of the development budget is allocated to the ministry of defense, 13% to ministry of interior and 11% for development and reconstruction of districts.
Based on the constitution, representatives of the people in the Mishrano Jirga has fifteen days to present their views on the draft of the budget plan and later it would be dispatched to the house of representatives for approval.
Draft of the budget plan send off to the senate at a time after parliament had refused draft of the previous budget two times and accused the Govt. of not considering balance in the budget plan and later it persuaded Govt. in increase another $ 12 million to honor demands of the parliamentarians which followed controversy between Govt. and lawmakers.
It should be realized that Govt. servants have always criticized parliamentarians of delaying to pass the draft due to their low income and delay of their salaries.
Commenting on the budget plan, minister of parliamentary affairs said that the current budget has been prepared in the light of development strategy and emphasized that Govt. intends to dispatch it to the House of Representatives to pass it in the shortest time to ensure on time implementation of development projects by the ministries and Govt. organs.
 

Monday, 12 November 2012 06:06

ANA Discover Weaponry In Kandahar

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Personnel of Afghan National Army during cleaning-up operations in parts of Kandahar attained quantity of ammunitions and explosive materials yesterday, press office of defense ministry said.
The operations, according to the source were conducted in Arghandab district during which 20 cans loaded with explosive objects had been seized.
Two mines and two mines of rocket propelled grenades were also found during the operations.
Meantime, three soldiers of the national army sustained injuries in Uruzgan and Herat provinces yesterday.
 

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Local officials have said that rockets firing from Pakistan have been continuing on parts of the eastern Kunar and Nuristan provinces and got harshness.
According to Nuristan police chief Ghulam Allah Nuristani who said yesterday that some 200 rockets fired from Pakistan had hit parts of Kamdish and Watapor districts over the past 24 hours which caused property damages.
Nuristan governor Tamim Nuristani said that the rockets fired from Pakistani military base, Mirkanai.
Watapor in Kunar also received several rockets fired from Pakistan over the past 24 hours which left a child injured, local officials said.
 

Monday, 12 November 2012 06:00

Delegation Visits Pul-e-Charkhi Prison

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A delegation of independent commission on supervising implementation of constitution visited Pul-e-Charkhi yesterday.
Headed by Gul Rahman Qazi, and accompanied by officials from education and transport ministries, the objective of the visit was to inspect the situation of prisoners and ensuring justice in disposing their cases in accordance with the law of the land.
Director of the prisons, Amir Mohammad Jamshid also promised to spare no efforts in solving the problems of the detainees.