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Monday, April 02, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Chaired by Fazle Hadi Muslimyar speaker of the Senate, the senators discussed the results of the university entrance exams and the education conditions in the country as well as the process for employment of youth. 
The senate called non-enrollment of a great number of students with high marks in higher educational institutions and their attraction to the semi-higher education foundations, existence of imbalanced education with low quality, non-existence of positive policy of higher education institutions as a grave social crisis. 
The senators asked questions in this respect from the ministers of higher education, labor and social affairs and deputy minister for professional affairs of education ministry.

Monday, April 02, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Foreign Minister of the country, Dr. Zalmai Rasoul was expected to leave for Qatar on an official visit to discuss strengthening of better relations between the two nations, deputy spokesperson said. 
He added that in this visit, Dr. Rasoul will meet with the authorities of that country on peace process in Afghanistan. 
He stressed that Afghanistan has always emphasized on reconciliation and in case a step is taken towards peace in any country that should be led by the Afghans. 
He added that in case the release of Taliban prisoners from the Guantanamo paves the ground for joining with the families in Qatar or in any other country the Afghan government praises this action. 
Answering a question he said signing of the strategic cooperation treaty between Afghanistan and the US is of utmost importance and there are two obstacles transition of the responsibility of the Bagram prison to the country’s security foundations and the second obstacle is stopping of night operation that was discussed in our recent meetings and it had its positive results.

Monday, April 02, 2012
Kabul (BNA) An acknowledgement message has been dispatched one-behalf president Karzai in response to the congratulatory message of Imam Ali Rehman, president of Tajikistan on Nawroz and New Year. 
The message notes that I am pleased to appreciate your hospitality accorded to me and my companion during our attendance of Nawroz festival of 131 and the fifth conference of regional economic cooperation for “Afghanistan hosted by you in beautiful city of Dushanbe. 
The ancient Nawroz is our people’s great celebration that was held this year in your beautiful country. 
Meanwhile, holding of the fifth conference of regional economic cooperation in the brother country of Tajikistan indicts our fraternity and friendship between the two nations.
We praise the support and cooperation of Tajikistan in organizing these two events. Afghanistan and Tajikistan are two brotherly state having deep historical, religious and cultural common bonds and naturally they are confront by similar threats. 
For this very reason further strengthening of ties and expansion of cultural, economic and trade relations between the two nations can further consolidate our positions against those threats. 
Please allow to once again thank you for hosting and organizing the Nawruz festival of New Year 1391 and the fifth conference on regional economic cooperation for Afghanistan for ever further expansion of relations and friendly cooperation with the fraternal Tajikistan.

Monday, April 02, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai in his meeting with the heads and in charges of the center and provinces of National Directorate for Security (NDS) said that “you are the real defenders of this country”. 
Wishing success to the participants of the seminar attended by the national security personnel.
He added that I expect you be defenders of independence and people’s life as it is your human and religious mission. 
Touching on the aggression of the former Soviet Union and the cruelties of the former (Khad) intelligence department on people of Afghanistan he added that the desire of our nation is that not only the past bitter days are not repeated but you should be the defenders and supporter of all this nation and the homeland of Afghanistan so that people are not harmed of unnecessary and unrightfully arrests and cruelties. 
He added that attach attention towards the people’s human rights as our people have suffered much from the foreign forces and the government of Afghanistan. 
He instructed the chairman and deputy chairmen of national security department focus attention towards attraction of youth in security and their education so they can achieve their mission actively. 
Ghulam Hussain Fakhri deputy head of the national security department representing others said that the seminar aimed at upgrading the capacities of the security department to prepare them in combating the threats. 
He added that the two day seminar has strengthened the motives of patriotism among the personnel, human rights observance, privacy of the countrymen and their bias rights. 
He stressed that discussed how we can ensure our active role in transition of security, reconciliation and reintegration. 
He proposed that the department under the present conditions should be upgraded to the level of ministry. 
General Abdul Sabour renewed the commitments of the personnel towards preservation of freedom, national interests, territorial integrity and national sovereignty of Afghanistan.

Monday, April 02, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Karzai in a meeting with the Italian defense minister, discussed cooperation between the two countries, process for transition of security responsibility from the Italian forces to the Afghan-led, the process of peace and the Chicago Conference. 
At the meeting the Italian Defense Minister also discussed the work on Herat International Airport and other projects financed by Italy in Afghanistan. 
President Karzai considered Italy as a long-standing friend of Afghanistan and appreciated that country’s assistance to Afghanistan.

Monday, April 02, 2012
Kabul (BNA)  President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai chaired the National Security Council Meeting that discussed general security situation, the process of talks on strategic cooperation treaty with the US, and the understanding on nighttime operations. 
Also views were exchanged on the progress in talks in this respect and the text of the night operations agreement at the meeting. 
General Besmellah Mohammadi, Minister of Interior informed the meeting on his working visit to Herat, Farah, Ghor and Badghis provinces. 
The minister said that this trip was made in order to review the security situation, the progress in police ranks and bringing about of massive improvements for successful transition of responsibility in those provinces. 
He also visited the police units, training points and other prisons of Herat, Farah and Badghis.

Monday, April 02, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Prof. Sebghatullah Mujadidi has declared his resignation from all government responsibilities including the independent commission of solution of disputes and people’s relation with government. 
Membership of the senate and high peace council and the text of the resignation were sent to the Presidential Office. 
It is said that he resigned due to difference of views between Mujadidi and President Karzai. 
So far the resignation has not been accepted.

Sunday, 01 April 2012 10:21

Young Girl Martyred In Kabul

Sunday, April 01, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Kabul Police started searching to arrest a man who killed a young girl in Janglak area of Kabul city five days back and escaped. 
General Mohammad Zahir Zahir criminal head of Kabul Security Commandment said to BNA, a young boy injured two sisters by strike of knife in Jangalak area of Kabul city on 9th of Hamal of the current year while one of them lost her life due to severe injuries in the hospital. 
Investigations showed that the girl was injured when she rejected wedding with the boy (murderer). The sister of the martyred girl got injures while she was defending her sister.
In other report, General Zahir said that police arrested a murderer suspect from 12th district of Kabul city.
The suspect killed a person who was responsible of a mosque on 28th of Hoot of 1390. 
It is said that the arrested man wanted to rube furnishing of the mosque, which faced with the resistance of the responsible and was killed by the rubber. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Sunday, April 01, 2012
Panjshir (BNA) Approximately, 100 Jeribs of agricultural lands and 50 residential houses were slightly destroyed due to heavy flood in Panjsheer province.  
These floods were dived since Friday till now in Khanj, Abshar, Paryan districts and still continuing which has no human casualties. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Sunday, April 01, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The athletes of the country could gain over 300 medals in different sports fields from the international tournaments during the last one year, an official said the other day. 
Most sportspersons of the country could win first and second positions in the international sport competitions last year (1390) and receive more than 300 medals, said, head of Afghanistan National Olympic Committee, Mohammad Zaher Aghbar as quoted by BNA reporter, Najiba Zuhab. 
The sportspersons of our country, could win medals in different fields such as football, volleyball, basketball, water polo, cricket, taekwondo boxing Judo, athletics, weightlifting, gymnastic etc, Aghbar said with pleasure. 
“In the last year, we could strengthen our relations with other countries sports foundations, a decision would highly help us exchange experiences and meanwhile we signed many memorandum of cooperation with the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS), Kabul Municipality, ministries of education, defense and interior, National Directorate for Security (NDS) and other foundations”, he added. 
According to him, the medal winners of the country had materially and spiritually been praised, particularly with cash trophies by presidential office, on Monday, Hamal 7 this year. 
Ten sport stadiums were expected to constructed in the country last year, a number of them had been completed and work on a number of them were due to be completed this year, Aghbar said.
Any provinces should enjoy a sport complex with the capacity of over 18,000 people, he said adding that the national Olympic committee would provide the best exercise facilities and living condition for those who are planned to attend other international tournaments, Aghbar added reporting Nesar Ahmad Bahawi and Sadaf Rahimi who were expected to attend in the 2012 London international Olympiad had enjoyed special facilities of the committee. 
The sportspersons of the country are only working for their country unless to be linked to any ethnic, tribe or language, and they are being praised only based on their talents, he concluded.