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Wednesday, 08 May 2013 11:45

17 Taliban Killed, 18 Wounded

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Kabul (BNA) 17 armed Taliban were killed and 18 others wounded in a cleaning operations by security forces.
According to interior ministry press office,  the Afghan security forces in the last 24 hours conducted  cleaning operations in the surrounding  areas of Laghman, Kunduz, Faryab, Urozgan, Logar, Ghazni and Helmand provinces, in which 17 Taliban were killed and 18 others wounded.
Also, during the operation, 18 other Taliban were wounded and a Talib has been arrested.
It is said that 5 Kalashnikovs, 4 different types of weapons, 3 kg of hashish, 5 rocket launchers and 3 anti-vehicle mines were sized. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 11:43

School Building To Construct

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Cheghcheran (BNA) The foundation stone of a primary girls’ school was laid down in Kandewal village, Cheghcheran city center of Ghor province.
Sebghatullah Akbari education head of Ghoor said BNA, the building will be constructed in the area of half jirib land within one year.
According to the source, the building of the school cost 12 million Afghanis will be paid by financial assistance of Japan.  
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 11:41

Taliban Commander Arrested

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Kabul (BNA) A commander of armed Taliban along with his three men were arrested by national army forces in Kandahar province.
Defense ministry press office said BNA, the special unit personnel of national army carried out cleaning operations in the surrounding areas of Panjwai district, in which a commander of Taliban Hayat Khan along with his three men arrested
The commander had active role in terrorist attacks and destructive activities.
Meanwhile, the national army forces arrested other commander of insurgents along with a quantity of weapons in Marja district of Helmand province.
According to another report, the national army forces arrested three insurgents along with their hand arms in the vicinities of Zerok district of Paktika province.  
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 11:40

6 ANA Soldiers Wounded

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Six ANA soldiers were wounded during their security mission in Barmal and Panjwai districts.
According to national defense ministry, six Afghan National Army soldiers were wounded as a result of roadside mine explosions in the surrounding areas of Panjwai and Barmel districts of Paktika province. 
The health condition of these soldiers reported satisfactory. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The 19 year old teenagers’ national cricket team beat Hang Kong team in Asian 50 over competitions.
The cricket board chief media Farid Hotak said BNA reporter, in the competition Hong Kong team begun the play and took 90 rate.
Teenagers’ team of the country with losing two players gained these rates and beat the Hong Kong team.
According to the source, the 50 overs competitions have been started in Malaysia four days ago and Afghanistan team defeated all the teams and find way for the semifinal round.
It is mentionable that the national cricket team defeated the United Arabic Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Hong Kong national teams.
 

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Dr. Azizullah Ludin the director of counter-corruption body has described the administrative corruption as the main challenge on the way to development of the country.
Addressing the cadres of the Shahid Ustad Rabbani Education University here yesterday he said that eradication of corruption requires serous struggle. 
Appreciating the support of citizens in the war against corruption, Dr. Ludin pointed out that Afghanistan as a third world country needs serious development in the field of social, education and economy.
 

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The World Press Day was marked yesterday by the Information and Culture Ministry, UNESCO and Afghanistan’s Journalists Federation here in Kabul. 
To start with Deputy Minister for Publication Mubarez Rashidi recalled a series of problems in the country before the journalists and added that his sphere should shape up with coordination among the government of Afghanistan and the private sector that has shouldered the journalistic work in the past 11 years. 
He added that neither the government alone can shoulder this responsibility and noir the private sector with the government coordination. 
Meanwhile, the message of the UN Secretary General Bank-i-Moon and Mrs. Erena Bukuwa general director of UNESCO were read out on this occasion which emphasized that freedom of speech as has been incorporated in article 19 of Human Rights Declaration can prepare the ground for enabling of individuals and free and democratic societies. 
The message of Dr. Raheen Minister of Information and Culture was also read by Jalal Nurani advisor of the ministry.
The message noted that fortunately the media has progressed and what we expect is that the media should take note of reporting standards and respect religious beliefs. 
The message noted that as the minister of information and culture, he is committed to presser the freedom of speech and asked the media and the people of Afghanistan to assist preservation of the media and freedom of speech and assist the ministry that the gains are preserved.
The message Yan Kubish Special Envoy of UN Secretary General for Afghanistan was read out by Masuma Turfa head of communication and unit of strategic spokespersons of UNAMA.
The message notes that the World Press Day is marked annually on the third of May in order to honor the principles of freedom of speech throughout the world. 
The third of May in 1993 as per the proposal of UN was approved as the World Day of Press by the 23rd UNESCO conference in 1991. 
The UNDP head also spoke, Haili Ershad head of the cultural and education commission of House of People was another speaker at the ceremony.
UN a specialized meeting on this occasion some in charges of the media also spokes with respect to security of reporters and other problems facing them.
 

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Kabul (BNA) At the meeting of Senate chaired by Mohammad Alam Ezedyar Senate First Secretary decided that the minister of finance should provide explanations about his recent assertions in the media
The decision was taken after Dr. Zakhailwal Minister of Finance without naming any one accused some of the members of National Assembly in connection with illegal and smuggling activities.
However, the senate accused the finance minister in corruption activities and asked him in case he has the names of those MPs he should reveal their names as this is considered a crime.
They also asked the minister to provide evidence and documents about those MPs whom he accused as smugglers.
The senators also complained over insecurity in Farah province and lack of coordination among the security forces in the province.
They said despite the presence of the security posts on the course of highway that is connecting Kandahar with Herat, the armed opposition are disrupting the commuters and in the day light a cashier has been abducted via the Ranjar car of national army and he had been killed there and his money were robbed.
They also recalled the problems at the prison of the province arguing that the delegation of the senate has visited the prison and that the governor of the province has district the administration of some districts and gifts to the powerful there while the people are asking for dismissal of the province.
 

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The message notes that the government of Afghanistan at this particular moment is focusing the economic, social development in the country in order to reduce the extent of joblessness and poverty that is the by-product of several years of war. 
By preparing of big economic policies, the government is decisive to create large infrastructures and move the country towards progress and prosperity.
We are sure that reaching this lofty aim can be materialized when we have active employment market in which not only the need of the different economic sectors in terms of availability of skilled labor is met but with creation of work opportunities we can get access to sustainable employment and that the labor have access to moral and material privileges.
It is therefore our duty to recognize the market labor force with scientific practices, and specify the present challenges and seek their solution.
The government of Afghanistan is not refraining from any efforts in attraction of investments to improve economic pillars in the country and shall continue efforts so that the ground is paved for investments through creating of facilities.
Certainly with upgrading the level of production in the country, our economy will be freed from import dependency and moves towards self-sufficiency and even we can increase exports.
To the extent that the industry develops in the country, similarly more jobs will be created and parallel with this better atmosphere of work relations with investment will be regulated.
So we need to devise polices for creating jobs in the country.
The government of Afghanistan has the priority for better and sustainable work conditions through development of talents and regulating of better labor markets and the ministry of labor and social affairs.  Martyrs and the disabled have the duty to prepare better and advanced programs for such schemes.  At the end I appreciate the efforts of the ministry of economy and labor and social affairs which prepared the ground for holding this conference and also thank the International Labor Organization that assisted this conference.
 

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The minister for refugees and repatriation affairs Dr. Jamahir Anwari in meeting with Indonesian ambassador here yesterday said that Afghan refugees risking their lives in Indonesian waters, saying more than 3000 Afghan refugees living in Indonesia with misery. 
Dr. Anwari called for the cooperation of Indonesian government with Afghan refugees. 
He also said that efforts are underway to check the human trafficking.  For his part, the Indonesian ambassador said that 4754 Afghan refugees living in Indonesia and out of these 974 have been giving refugee’s status. 
Afghan refugees in efforts to reach Australia or European countries accept risks and just month ago 14 Afghans lost their lives in Indonesian waters on the way to Australia.