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Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Maidan-Shahir (BNA) Seven militias were killed and two wounded in a clash between militias’ of Islamic party and Taliban in Maidan-Wardak province yesterday evening. 
Shahidullah Shahid spokesman for Maidan-Wardak governor said to BNA, the clash took place between a group of Islamic party and Taliban in Nerkh district, in which five Taliban and two of Islamic party militias were killed and two others have been wounded. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Kandahar (BNA) 22 civilians were killed and 50 others were wounded in two suicide attacks in the south of Afghanistan, Kandahar province today. 
The events occurred this noon in Speenboldak highway of Kandahar province. 
According to reports, at first, a suicide bomber in a motorbike blew up himself in the bazaar of that province, and after that second suicide attacker targeted people in that province. 
Jaweed Faisal spokesman of Kandahar governor said to BNA, in these two events, 22 civilians were martyred and 50 others were wounded. 
Meanwhile, doctors in Kandahar hospital called health condition of 10 wounded civilians critical. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The minister for work and social affairs Amina Afzali said yesterday that condition is not conducive to educate children and 6 million children in Afghanistan are at risk. 
In her remark to observe the World Children day, she said the number of street children is high and still children are working hard on the streets to support their families. 
Meantime, she noted that paying attention to the children and educating children is important of the better future of the country. 
The Deputy to the ministry, Wasil Noor Mohamand in his speech said that the ministry would spare no efforts in protecting the street children and aid agencies have so far covered around 3 million children in the country. 
According to Mohamand, there are 37000 street children in Kabul. 
Parliamentarians Fauzia Kufi and Anar Kili Hunaryar also spoke on the occasion.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Moscow (BNA) The secretary general of NATO, Andars Fogh Rasmussen has said the military alliance would continue to support Afghanistan after 2014. 
According to the Indian New Karilla, he noted that the process of security transition to Afghan forces would be completed but NATO would assist Afghan forces in providing training and education. 
US and its allied nations would provide 4.1 million US dollars to Afghan forces annually. And the security of Afghanistan would be ensured by more than 300,000 Afghan police after 2014, he added.

Wednesday, 06 June 2012 11:27

5 Uplift Projects To Be Run Soon

Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of public works had signed five uplift projects agreements with some construction companies here in Kabul, an official said. 
Deputy Minister of Public Works, Najibullah Ozhan had signed the agreements with the companies of Ilyas-Wais, Nawi Bahar, Sahak, Sunat Emran-e-Sabz and Kilid-e-Tellaye based on, the road between Hada and Hasaka Mina with up to 16 km, the road of Zarghon Shahr to Badshah Khan Zadran in Sayed Karam district with the length of 4.4 km, road between Sheberghan and Khawja Dokoh district with the length of 4.4 km would be asphalted. 
Under the project a bridge with the length of 30 km in Dykundi province and the road to the Chall district would be constructed and completed within six months to one year. 
The expenses of five projects would be paid from the budget of the ministry of public works while that of in northern Takhar province was said to be financed by the government. 
The minister warned that the companies expected to build the bridge and asphalt the roads would accountable before the justice organ.

Wednesday, 06 June 2012 11:24

World Environment Day Marked

Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The world environment day was marked yesterday at the presence of Second Vice-President Mohammad Karim Khalili. 
The ceremony was also attended by minister of rehabilitation and rural development, general director of environment protection, chairmen of the natural resources, environment and public welfare of the National Assembly and some other high ranking government official and members of the National Assembly. 
Addressing the ceremony the director general of environment protection asked the government and non-governmental foundations and the people that all should direct their attention towards improving the environment. 
Khalili told the ceremony that the daily increase of pollution and non-attention towards environment protection and the development in industry and economic expansion, has faced the people of the globe with serious threats and what today is considered as sustainable development with not be practical without considering different dimensions of environment. 
He stressed that the government of Afghanistan has undertaken some measures for combating with the environment pollution, however in order to gain further success over the challenges we need vast national cooperation towards protecting the environment and this require the cooperation of the government and non-governmental foundations, the people, the media and our religious scholars. 
He declared all our support of the government to the programs of environment administration and stressed that every individual of this country have their own responsibilities to focus on them. 
He also asked the donor countries and the international organizations partner with Afghanistan especially the UN program for environment protection to assist Afghanistan in combating challenges emanating from the environment pollution. 
He added that we expect the world countries that considering the “joint responsibility but different” principle to cooperate with the developing countries to they can better combat with the environment pollution. 
He also asked all the government and private foundations which have the responsibility for carrying of national and sectoral policies, so they include in all their development projects the concerns for environment pollution in the light of the international laws and international conventions. 
Other speakers also expressed their concern over the deteriorating environmental conditions in the country and they asked further attention of the government to undertake measures for improving environment.

Wednesday, 06 June 2012 11:21

500 Youths Facilitated To Study

Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The directorate for youth affairs of the ministry for information and culture has agreed with Pishgam higher education institute to provide admission to 500 youths with 50 percent discount, head of the youth affairs department Timor Shah Ishaqzai said, adding the agreement in this field was inked by himself Ishaqzai and director of Pishgam institute Mohammad Yaqub Nuri yesterday. 
Ishaqzai also added that some 30000 students would be introduced to higher education centers by the end of the year. 
Meantime, some of the students who got admission to the education institute through the youth affairs department have complained that the private education centers have violated the agreements.

Wednesday, 06 June 2012 11:19

US To Provide $40 Million To MoHE

Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Kabul (BNA) US ambassador to Afghanistan pledged to assist 40 million US dollars to the higher education sector. 
He promised this assistance during a meeting with the minister for higher education Dr. Abidullah Abid yesterday. 
Ambassador Ryen Crocker said that US has assisted 140 million US dollars to the education sector so far and would contribute 40 million US dollars more in the field.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Chaired by Second Vice President, Mohammad Karim Khalili the economic committee of the council of ministers held session discussing problems of craftsmen and industrialists of the country, his office said. 
Presidential press office issued a statement to the BNA as saying that at the meeting, head of Afghanistan chamber of commerce and industries discussed the problems of the merchants and asked for solution from the organs concerned, the statement said. 
The head of national craftsmen also spoke at the meeting and asked for the solution of their problems and called lack of supporting fund for micro and middle enterprises the main problem faced by the craftsmen in the country. 
After discussing some issues such as municipality taxes, price of investment licenses etc, head of chamber of commerce and industries also discussed a number of proposals. 
The Second Vice President, Mohammad Karim Khalili heard the entire proposals of the meeting members and called them too prolific in economic development, reduction of unemployment and in general creation of stability in the country. 
The committee obliged the commission, the members of which were the deputies for the ministries of finance, commerce and the Kabul Municipality and representatives from the chamber of commerce and industries, AISA led by economy minister to present the report in the next economic committee meeting after full focus and analyses over the issues.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Kabul (BNA) In accordance with the provision of article 84 of Constitution of Afghanistan I approve the selection of Mohammad Usman Rehmani son of Mawlawi Arsalan Rehmani. 
The Independent Election Commission is assigned to process the procedure in this respect on the basis of provision of article 86 of Constitution. 
The minister of state for parliamentary affairs is assigned to officially introduce Mohammad Usman Rehmani to the National Assembly of Afghanistan.