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Wednesday, 26 December 2012 10:55

IT Institute Holds Graduation Ceremony

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) In a graduation ceremony held by the information technology institute here yesterday, certificates were distributed to the third course of graduation which attended by minister for communication and information technology Amirzai Sangin and officials from other ministries. 
In his remarks, Sangin said that youth and those graduated from the institute are the asset of the country and they can take the country towards prioress. 
Engineer Mohammad Shafi the director of information technology also spoke on the occasion, saying so far these years’ 49 students including boys and girls have been graduated and absorbed by the ministry for communication and companies provide GSM services.
Other officials including Bari Sediqi the deputy to higher education ministry also spoke at the ceremony.
At the end certificates were awarded to the graduates.
Ninety seven students have been graduated from the institute over the past three courses.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 10:53

Violence Against Journalists Reduced

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The rate of violence against journalists in Afghanistan reduced 14 percent in 2012 in compare with last year.
Speaking in a ceremony, Sediqullah Tawhidi the head of Nai counted 69 cases of violence against journalists which include killing, injuring, beating and threatening throughout the outgoing year.
In his speech, he attributed 45 cases of violence against journalists to government, four cases to Taliban outfit, one case to NATO-led force and 19 cases to unknown people which indicates 14 percent decrease against last year.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The ministry for interior has appreciated a soldier for capturing six suicide bombers in Paktika province recently.
In a simple ceremony held here yesterday and attend among others by minister for interior General Ghulam Mujtaba Patang and Paktika governor Mohibullah Samim, the interior minister praised the courage and patriotism of Wayar Khan, a police constable with Paktika police and besides conferring medal Shijaat or bravery and gave him promotion.
In his remark, Wayar said that arresting the enemies of Afghanistan is his national and religious obligation and he is proud of that.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Commission on Communication, water and power and municipalities in House of People held its session yesterday.
In the session presided over by Qais Hassan and attended by ministers for transport and civil aviation, information and culture and foreign affairs; the problems of airline companies and issuing visa to foreigners came under discussion.
It decided in the session that ministry for information and culture, transport and the representative of the commission for communication to hold a joint meeting in the ministry for information and culture to discuss the modalities of supporting private locals’ airline companies.
The commission also decided that the ministry for foreign affairs in coordination with the ministry for transport to talk with the United Arab Emirates and NATO on issuing visa to foreigners in order to check the illegal travel to Afghanistan.
The commission also called on NATO to introduce all airline companies that make illegal flights from country’s airports, to the ministry for transport.
It also decided to review all the agreements inked in the past if found against national interest should be modified.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 10:48

Senate Holds Session

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The senate with its chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimyar on the chair questioned the minister of foreign affairs Dr. Zalmai Rasoul Arifullah Pashtun the head of commission on international affairs and other senators had lashed at Iranian officials in which they termed Afghanistan as colony and killing 13 Afghan refugees in Iran, talks with Taliban in Qatar, talks in Paris and more issues.
Responding the questions, Dr. Rasoul said that due to three decades of war, some Afghans have migrated abroad.
In this regard he said that almost half of the 3 million Afghans living in Iran have no document to satay and that is why they are facing problems.
He also added that passports had been issued to 146,000 families to solve their problems.
Dr. Rasoul added the way to solve problem is to ensure security, provide job opportunities at home and curb human trafficking.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 10:47

Senate Condemns USSR Invasion On Afghanistan

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The senate in a statement released here yesterday had strongly condemned the invasion of former Soviet Union to Afghanistan on 6th Jadi 1358 or Dec, 27, 1979.
In the statement released on the 33rd anniversary of the day which left millions dead, injured and refugees, the senate lauded the Jihad and resilience of the Muslim nation of Afghanistan, saying due to Afghan Jihad the ex-USSR troops defeated and left the country in humiliation.
Afghans throughout the history in spite of having relations with its neighbors have often defended the country’s sovereignty and independents.
The senate in the statement called on the people of Afghanistan to safeguard the country’s proud and jointly work for the peace and prosperity of Afghanistan.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Ghzni (BNA) The national security officials reported from discovering of huge explosive materials of Taliban in Ghazni province. 
These explosive materials were discovered from Qala-e-Joz area of Ghazni province. 
Sher Mohammad deputy of national security Dept. of Ghazni in a meeting with reporters said Taliban wanted to smuggle these materials from Ghazni to Kandahar province. 
At least 8 armed Taliban have been arrested in smuggling of 5200 kg of explosive materials. 
According to him, Taliban packed these explosive materials in 100 sacks and were placed skillfully in a vehicle. 
Meanwhile, the national security officials of Ghazni said that Taliban wanted to use from these explosive materials in making vest coats and roadside bombs. 
The national security officials of Ghanzi said that these explosive materials were smuggled from Pakistan to Afghanistan. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 09:42

First Flight Between Quetta-Kandahar Starts

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Kandahar (BNA) The PIE company of Pakistan started its first flight from Quetta to Kandahar province. 
The airplane of this company which accommodated 30 passengers started its first flight in Kandahar province yesterday and will have 2 flights from Quetta to Kandahar. 
Toryalai Wesa governor of Kandahar said that in near future, the airplanes of Afghanistan companies will carry out flights to Quetta. 
It is said after this, transferring of commercial cloths between Kandahar and Pakistan will take place by airplane. 


Wednesday, 26 December 2012 09:41

Police Seizes Huge Narcotic In Helmand

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Lashkarga (BNA) Tens kg different kinds of narcotic were discovered and neutralized in Helmand province. 
Security officials of Helmand said that during different operation in that province, tens kg of narcotic were seized by police. 
Colonel Mohammad Ismael Hotak coordinating deputy of Helmand security commandment said to BNA, the mentioned narcotics were seized from the outskirts of Lashkarga city, Gereshk and Marja districts. 
He added, the anti-narcotic police seized a corolla car with 38 kg of opium in Gereshk district. 
A person was arrested in connection of the case.
The source said, 180 kg of opium with a Kalashnikov were seized by police in Shena Ghazxa area, Marja district.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 07:04

Suicide Attack In Military Base of NATO In Khost

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Khost (BNA) Three civilians were martyred and six others wounded in a suicide attack at the gate of NATO military airport of Khost city. 
A suicide bomber exploded his car full of explosive devices near the gate of American military base in Khost airport. 
A police official of Khost said to BNA, in this event, 3 civilians were martyred and six others wounded. 
Meanwhile, the press source of American military base in Bagram confirmed this event. 
Eyewitness said that in this event, the Afghan and NATO forces had no casualties but Afghan military officials have not confirmed this clam. 
In charge of public health department of Khost said, six injured civilians were transferred to the health centers of Khost province. 
According to the in charge, among the injured civilians, students of school included. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada