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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO ) and the ministry of Information and Culture are planned to reconstruct the Jam Minaret as BNA reported that in-charge of the UNESCO’s Afghanistan agency of Mi8ssi Ainak in cooperation with the World Bank would help the ministry to repair the Jam Minaret.
Prof. Mohammad Rassoul Bawari said his ministry was working on a policy focusing on the maintenance of historical heritages, particularly renovation of the Jam’s minaret of Ghor province, said the agency.  The minister thanked the UNESCO head of Afghanistan agency for the organization’s preparation to help renovate the Jam Minaret, said the agency.
He said a delegation accompanied by a group of the ministry’s expert was expected to be sent to Ghor province to technically assess the minaret reconstruction, the agency said.
According to the report, the minaret had been said to have up to 24 meters inflection which has concerned the UNESCO.
 

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 06:05

2 Persons Held, 228 Kg Drug Seized In Samangan

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aibak (BNA) Police in Samangan province have recovered 228 kilograms of drug from a truck and arrested two suspected individuals, an official said on other day.
Police chief of Brg, Gen, Mohammad Baqir Masoud said the recovered illicit substance included 132 kilograms of hashish and 96 kilograms of opium,.
The contraband was recovered from a truck in Aibak, the provincial capital and two suspects from Baghlan had been arrested in connection to the drug smuggling.  Recently, police recovered 59 kilograms of hashish and 23 kilograms of opium in Aibak.  The substance was smuggled from Baghlan to Balkh province.
The cultivation of poppy and drug trafficking has become a huge concern for the people in Afghanistan where the number of drug addicts reached to three million.
 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The spokesman of the Taliban group Zabiullah Mujahid has been critically wounded during the operations in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan national army said.
The commander of Shaheen Corps Gen. Amanullah Mubin confirmed that Mujahid has sustained critical injuries during the operations in Ghormach district.
He said the air and ground operations are still underway in Faryab and other northern and northeastern provinces.
The Taliban insurgents group has not commented regarding the report so far.
This is not the first time reports have emerged regarding the Taliban group spokesman suggesting his death, injury, or apprehension.
Few years earlier also reports emerged suggesting that Mujahid was arrested by the Afghan security forces.
The latest claims by Shaheen Corps officials came as the Taliban militants captured the control of Ghormach district few days earlier.
 

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 06:00

Including Women 17 Inmates Released From Jail

Wednesday August 16, 2017

Aibak City (BNA) Based on a presidential decree 17 prisoners including four women have been released from northern Samangan jail the other day.
Col. Shah Agha Shadab director of Samangan prison told BNA reporter, the inmates were released based on a presidential decree issued on behalf of Eid-ul-Fitr.
At the present 270 prisoners including 24 women are in Samangan jail, Shadab added.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday August 16, 2017

Firoz Koh City (BNA) Three Afghan citizens who were working in CRS (Foreign Organization) have martyred by unknown gunmen in western Ghor province.
Mohammad Iqbal Nazami police chief of Ghor told BNA correspondent, the employees were martyred by unidentified gunmen in Kabulak village, Firoz Koh city the provincial capital of the province.
In addition, two others staffs of the institute were wounded following the incident.
It is mentionable that the mentioned institute is active in the fields of education and water supply in different parts of the province, Nazami added.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday August 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) As many as 98 armed oppositions including their two local commanders were killed, 43 wounded and three others were arrested during joint military operation conducted by Afghan security personnel within the last 24 hours across the country.
Ministry of National Defense (MoND) press office issued BNA, the operations have launched with support of Afghan air and artillery forces to suppress anti-government militias and protect the lives and properties of people in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Kapisa, Paktia, Ghazni, Logar, Khost, Zabul, Kandahar, Urozgan, Badghis, Baghlan, Faryab, Sar-e-Pul, Badakhshan and Helmand provinces.
Sixteen motorcycles, 11 heavy and light weapons have been seized and 8 hideouts of the terrorist group have been destroyed during the operations, the source added.
Also within the last 24 hours, 18 special operations and 2 nightfall operations has conducted in 15 provinces and Afghan air forces launched 96 flights for supporting Afghan National Army forces, the source concluded.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 05:54

Displaced Families Received Aids

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Sheberghan (BNA) 70 displaced families have received foodstuffs and cash in Jawzjan province yesterday.
The families were displaced from Khwaja Sabzposh and Doulatabad Districts of Faryab province due to war and insecurity to Sheberghan city.
Syeed Talib Sadat caretaker of refugees and repatriation office of Jawzjan province said BNA, each family disseminated sugar, ghee, pulse, salt and flour by WFP office and 14,00 cash  also disseminated for the families by WFP office.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The National Directorate of Security personnel (NDS) carrying  out 18 clearing operations in various parts of the country killed 120 armed insurgents .
A source of NDS told BNA, the personnel of NDS conducting air operations, killed 120 armed insurgents, wounded 49 and detained 14 others.
In the operations 7 Daesh affiliates were also arrested, 22 different types of weapons were destroyed.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday August 15, 2017

Kabul (BNA) First autumn anti-polio vaccination campaign has begun in central Logar province yesterday.
The program has started in presence of Logar governor and some officials by dropping two drops of vaccine in the mouth of a child in this province.
Mohammad Halim Fedayee governor of Logar told BNA reporter, in this round 240,000 under five year old children to be vaccinated in central and six districts of the province.
The program to be implemented by 690 volunteers and also over 1000 children will be received Vitamin-E capsules.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Tuesday August 15, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The construction work of two school buildings has started in eastern Nangarhar province.
Eng. Mujeb Rahman Zia head of rural, rehabilitation and development department of Nangarhar told BNA correspondent, the school buildings to be constructed in Koot district of the province at the cost of Afs, 30,000,000 funded by ministry of rural, rehabilitation and development.
Each school building has 16 classrooms and other necessary facilities, Zia added.
It is mentionable that the construction work of these buildings will be implemented within the next 18 months, Zia concluded.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

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