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Tuesday, 30 October 2012 10:07

The Afghan Kabaddi Team Leaves For Pakistan

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A 15 members of Afghanistan’s Kabaddi team left Kabul for Pakistan to participate in the 2nd round of competitions this morning. 
Abdul Mahboob Sarwari Media in charge of Olympic National Committee said to BNA, these competitions will be held with participation of 45 athletes from different countries on Nov 1st to 7th   of the current year in Lahore city of Pakistan. 
According to the source, in this competition, 12 athletes, 1 trainer, a delegation and a referee attended from Afghanistan. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 10:05

5000 Afghan Workers To Dispatch In Qatar

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Afghan social ministry to dispatch 5000 Afghan vocational workers for work to Qatar. 
Mohammad Ali spokesman of social ministry in a contact said to BNA, the ministry of social on demand of Qatar country and agreement of Afghan government  has plan to dispatch 5000 Afghan workers to Qatar country. 
According to him, the dispatching of these workers will take place as per the agreement which was signed three years ago between Afghanistan and Qatar. 
He added the ministry of work has planned to dispatch these workers from budget of this ministry in the near future. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 09:57

Afghan Athletes With 3 Medals Returned Home

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Karate Afghan National Tem athletes with a silver and 2 Bronze medals from Serbia, returned to country. 
BNA reporter reported from Kabul International Airport, the competitions were held with participation of 17 medal east groups’ countries in Serbia, the Afghan athletes manage to get a silver and 2 bronze medals. 
Ghulam Jelani Ghoroob head of Karate Federation and advisor of Olympic National Committee said to BNA reporter, these competitions were held from October 24 to 29 in Serbia. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Three armed Taliban insurgents were killed in attack of national army forces in the outskirts of Maidan-Wardak province. 
According to national defense ministry said to BNA, three armed Taliban insurgents were killed, 4 wounded and 5 others were detained in cleaning up operation of national army forces in the vicinities of Nerkh district of Maidan-Wardak province. 
It should be said that in this event a quantity of ammunition and military equipments were seized by these forces. 
According to another report, a mine planter was killed during planting of a mine in the vicinities of Ghazni province. 
This militia wanted to place an anti-vehicle mine in the outskirts of Qarabagh district of Ghazni province, the mine exploded and killed him. 
Meanwhile, five anti-vehicle mines were placed by armed rebels for terrorist activities in the surrounding areas of Balabalok district of Farah province were discovered by national army forces. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Pul-e-Khomri (BNA) A policeman was martyred and two others wounded in attack of Taliban on a caravan of Afghan forces in Baghlan province last night. 
This event occurred in Doshi-Khenjan highway when armed Taliban attacked on a caravan of Afghan forces. 
Shamsuddin Sarhadi governor of Doshi district of Baghlan said to BNA, in this attack, a policeman was martyred and two other polices have been wounded. 
He confirmed that in this event, a fuel tanker of a private company was burned and several vehicles of police have been destroyed. 
No report is on hand about casualties of armed Taliban yet. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Government of Islamic republic of Afghanistan has increased financial expenditures in higher education sector from $10 million to 15 million to facilitate Afghan students to pursue their higher education in foreign countries, the move which highly welcomed by the ministry of higher education as it facilitate more students to go abroad and get quality education.
The process started two years before after the Govt. decided to allocate special budget for this sector so that sons of this land are supported to get education in world’s most respected universities and educational institution.
In the beginning Govt. of Afghanistan had allocated $ five million for this sector while it was increased to ten million over the previous year.
Presidential spokesman Aimal Faizi told in this news briefing that council of ministers has decided to raise the amount to $ 15 million so that more students are dispatched to foreign universities for obtaining quality education.
Presidential spokesman added that the Govt. has allocated special budget for higher education sector and number of hard working students would be able to go abroad and continue their provisional studies so after completing their education they serve the country in effective manner.
Commenting on the Govt. decision, Azim Noor Bakhsh, spokesman of ministry of higher education described the move as an important decision as various ministries and Govt. organs in the country lacking professional cadres to accomplish the tasks assigned to them by the Govt. adding that the effort would help us to increase our capacity building in various spheres in the future.
Based on remarks of Afghan officials, since start of the program more than 550 students have been given admission in various countries same as India, Turkey, Malaysia and rest of the countries and the last group consisting of fifty students will bound for foreign countries in coming days and most of these youths pursue their education in the fields of engineering, law, electricity, journalism and psychology.
While responding to a query with respect to allocation of funds and selection of the candidates for the program, spokesman of ministry of higher education said that transparency highly pursued by the ministry of higher education and selection of the candidates are carried out in accordance to their numbers and those who has attained the highest marks would be benefited from the program and added that during the previous year 13 students from provinces and another 20 students from capital Kabul received the opportunity and budget is spent through ministry of higher education in complete harmony with the foreign universities with whom the Afghan ministry of higher studies have signed agreements.
Azim Noor Baksh described Govt. decision as important move on way of upgrading educational background of the students as the youths constitute backbone of our socio-economic growth as the country is lacking professional cadres these days.
 

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 08:55

Senate Holds Session

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The senate with first deputy Mohammad Alam Izedyar on the chair held session yesterday and discussed the ways and means to accelerate the working process of the senate, the senate press office said.
It was decided at the senate to accelerate the working process review and pass the necessary bills ahead of winter vocation.
The senators had also reviewed the security situation and suicide bombing on the first day of Eidul Adha in Maimana that left dozens of people dead and injured.
The senate while strongly condemning the deadly attack called on government to identify and bring to justice those behind the heinous crime.
They had also condemned the beheading five civilians on Maidan Wardak highway, calling on government to ensure highways security.
 

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The spokesman of the NATO-led international Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) brigadier general Gunter Kutz had said that the responding to foreign attacks on Afghanistan is not the responsibility of ISAF.
Addressing a press conference here in Kabul, he stated that the UN mandate gave to ISAF in 2001 had not given any responsibility to respond foreign offensive on Afghanistan.
However, he categorically pointed out that the mandate given to ISAF is to fight against terrorism in Afghanistan.
Defending Afghan borders by ISAF had not been placed in Bonn agreement.
He made this remarks in the wake of rocket attacks from Pakistan on Kunar and Nuristan provinces over the past several months which had left hundreds dead and injured and thousands homeless.
The ISAF spokesman meantime added that the NATO led force would continue to equip Afghanistan security forces, saying the alliance would remain alongside Afghans after 2014 when the NATO-led ISAF leave the country.
 

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 08:47

President Promulgates Law On Civil Aviation

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Hamid Karzai president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has promulgated the law on civil aviation in line with the clause 16 of the article 64 of the constitution.
Drafted in 10 chapters and 89 articles and approved by both the chambers of parliament on September 18th of current year, the presidential decree said that the law will come into effect after publication in official gazette.
According to another report, Qalatwal the spokesman for the ministry of transport and civil aviation has said that with the promulgation of the law major parts of the civil aviation problems will be solved.
 

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai in a telephonic conversation with leader of Muslim League of Pakistan of Nawaz Sharif wing discussed with him on joint struggle against terrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
At this conversation while congratulating him on advent of Eidul-Adha, President Karzai emphasized on joint struggle and cooperation between the two countries for bringing stability and peace in the region.
Nawaz Sharif congratulating President Karzai on the Eidul-Adha that we want that harmony comes into being in relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan, and he expressed his cooperation towards the struggle against terrorism and in restoration of peace in Pakistan and in Afghanistan.