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Monday, August 13, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai awarded the highest state medal of Ghazi Amanullah Khan to General Abdul Rahim Wardak and General Besmellah Mohammadi former defense and Interior Ministers.
The ceremony held for this purpose at the Presidential Palace, was also attended by vice President, senior generals of the national army.
The medals were awarded to the ministers for appreciation their services during the Jehad and Resistance and their all out efforts towards restructuring the ministries of defense and interior affairs, attraction and recruitment, equipping and expansion of the structure of national army and the national police forces.
Congratulating them President Karzai said that you two personalities have tried your best for safeguarding the country form the occupation of the former soviet Union fought bravely during the resistance era against secret occupation of Afghanistan.
He added that we respect the provision of the Constitution bestowed to the National Assembly of Afghanistan, and while we accepted the decisions of the National Assembly, we praise the services of these two personalities with awarding of the highest state medals.
He noted nations that remember their sons and appreciate them; they remain strong and move towards future with the required power.
As regards the next responsibilities to General Abdul Rahim Wardak and General Besmellah Mohammadi said that awarding of the high state medal of Ghazi Amanullah Khan does not mean their services to the Afghan national but they will serve in other capacities as well.
Both General Wardak and Mohammadi thanked the president for his words towards them and they said that they attach value to the decision of the parliament as well.
They also recalled their efforts towards expansion of the national army and national police, and assured the president and the people of Afghanistan that the base of the national force of Afghanistan for protection of territorial integrity and security of the residents has been laid.
 

Monday, 13 August 2012 05:36

Cement Production To Increase

Monday, August 13, 2012
Kabul (BNA) With the completion of the installation and montage of the sub-station of electricity and activation of the oven No 2 of the new Puli Khumri cement Factory a marked decrease would come in the price of each sack of cement. 
Eng. Salamudden Ahmadi, head of the board of directors of the Afghan investment company said that presently the volume of cement production by using of one oven of the factory and one oven of the new factory is 700 tons of cement daily and this will increase to 1400 tons daily. 
The source said that currently a bag of cement is sold at Afs 260 and added that presently they face problems in terms of repairing of the factory No. 1 and activation of the second oven of the factory 2 due to shortage of electricity and the required spare parts of the ovens. 
He stressed that the spare parts were formerly procured from the former Czechoslovakia and by implementation of the reparation activities more cement will be produced. 
He added that the ministry of mines intends that in order to meet the requirements of the people in terms of logical cement; more factories will be established in Samangan and Parwan provinces. 
The source noted that shortage of coal is another problems and they are trying to procure the needed equipment for extraction of coal for the Karkar, Dudkash, Ahen dara and Khurd Dara so that their need for coal is met. 
It should be noted that the Ghuri Cement along with four coal mines in Puli Khumri were awarded through a contract to an Afghan investment company in 1386.
 

Monday, August 13, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Japan would provide 11 million US dollars to the ministry for agriculture and irrigation for the provision of improved seeds and an agreement in this regard was inked here yesterday. 
Abdul Ghani Ghoriani the deputy for the ministry for agriculture and irrigation and Japan ambassador to Afghanistan His Excellency Yachir Takayashi signed the agreement on behalf of their respected governments. 
In his remarks Ghoriani said that 50 kg improved seeds and 50 kg fertilize would be given to 80,000 farmers in four provinces of the country. 
He also said that 17,000 tons of improved seeds would be distributed among the farmers in the country’s 34 provinces this year. 
According to the officials with the ministry for agriculture, wheat product in Afghanistan indicates 42 percent increase in compare with last year and the country would achieve self-sufficiency in the field of agricultural products within the coming few years.
 

Sunday, 12 August 2012 11:25

3 Armed Insurgents Killed In Paktia

Sunday, August 12, 2012
Gardiz (BNA) Three armed insurgents were killed in operation of security forces in Paktia province last night. 
Colonel Mohammad Zaman police chief of Paktia said to BNA, the security forces conducted operation in Robad area, Gardiz city, in which three armed insurgents were killed and their arms were seized by security forces. 
The security forces had no casualties in this operation, said the source.  T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, August 12, 2012
Laghman (BNA) The governor of Alishing district of Laghman province was martyred in a blast today. 
This event occurred when the car of Faridullah Neyazi governor of Alishing district exploded on the way. 
It is said that in this blast 2 guards of this governor have been martyred. 
Sarhadi Zwak spokesman of Laghman governor in a contact with BNA confirmed martyrdom of Alishing governor. 
He said Taliban placed a mine in the car of the governor and controlled from long distance. 
Spokesman of Laghman governor said that two guards of this governor were lost their lives in this blast as well. 
According to reports, the governor of Alishing district was going to Mehtarlam city. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, August 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) In continuation of World Cup competition, the Afghan under 20 cricket team will contest with New-Zeeland and Scotland teams. 
Fareed Hotak in charge of Afghan Cricket media board said to BNA, these competitions launched in Australia.
The Afghan under 20 national team in their first play lost the match for Pakistan. 
It is due that the Afghan team will contest in August 14 with New-Zeeland and August 15 will with Scotland teams. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, 12 August 2012 11:10

40 Taliban Rebels Killed In Provinces

Sunday, August 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) 40 Taliban rebels were killed three wounded and 30 others  detained by national police forces. 
Interior ministry press office said to BNA, in the last 24 hours, the national police forces conducted 7 combined operation in the outskirts of Kunar, Laghman, Takhar, Kandahar, Urozgan, Logar and Ghazni provinces, in which 40 members of Taliban were killed, 3 wounded and 30 others have been arrested. 
It is said that in these operations, a quantity of light and heavy arms contest of 6 Kalashnikovs, 3 pistols, 2 different types of arms, 10 heavy ammunition, 731 light ammunition, 28 mines, 10 kg of opium, 50 kg of hashish, 400 kg of explosive materials, a set of communication and a motorbike were seized by national police forces. 
It is said that the national police personnel discovered and destroyed 17 different type of mines, 320 Dahshaka shells, 79 anti-tank mines which were placed by enemies of peace and stability for terrorist and destructive actions in the outskirts of Panjshir, Baghlan, Zabul and Helmand provinces. 
According to another report, the personnel of Kabul 101 national police zone arrested 10 persons on charges of injuring and killing from vicinities of 7th, 10th, 17th districts and Shakardara and Bagrami districts. 
The arrested criminals are under the custody of police. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, 12 August 2012 11:09

4 Policemen Martyred In Gardiz

Sunday, August 12, 2012
Gardiz (BNA) Four policemen were martyred and three others wounded in explosion of a roadside mine in Gardiz city yesterday. 
Colonel Zalmai Oryakhail police chief of Paktia said to BNA, this event occurred in Doulatzai area, Gardez city.
The police forces vehicle during their patrol in Doulatzai area, struck with a roadside mine, in which four policemen were martyred and three others were wounded, said the source. 
According to the source, the injured were transferred to civil hospital of Gardiz city and medical in charges called health condition of them satisfactory. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, August 12, 2012
Faizabad (BNA) The construction work for accounted office of Badakhshan province was started today. 
In beginning work of this building, Dr. Waliullah Adeeb governor of Badakhshan told to BNA reporter, this building will be constructed from budget of Finance Ministry on an area of 188 square meters of land at the cost of Afs 6240,000 and will have 3 rooms, a hall and other necessary facilities. 
Governor of Badakhshan said with starting work of this building, the work opportunity have been provided for 1000 people. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Sunday, August 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The spokesperson of the interior ministry said that the attacks of the armed opposition during the month of Ramadan have increased and the civilians are sustaining greater losses.
The spokesperson Mohammad Sedeeq Sediqi told the press that contrary to the expectations of the people of Afghanistan, the armed insurgents during the holy month of Ramadan are continuing their attacks in different parts of the country, he mentioned the attack of the terrorists at a mosque in Nangarhar, bombing district, organizing of explosion in Helmand were examples of the terrorist attacks carried during the month of Ramadan and the civilians received the greatest casualties.
Sediqi added that the security forces have adopted precautionary measures to prevent the terrorist attacks and informed the media of the arrest of an abductor of Herat.
He assured that special precautionary measures have also been adopted during the Eid days.
He added that these measures will cover all the country and its aim preserving stability in the country so that people can pass Eid in peace of mind.
He warned that no irregularities and illegality will be tolerated. He asked the sellers and importers of the children toys that can disrupt others to prevent sell of such materials. He also mentioned some achievements of the police during the past week.