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Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Germany ensured India that the withdrawal of military forces from Afghanistan does not mean, the exit of west from that country.
According to BNA, German foreign affairs minister while visiting India, praised the role of India in Afghanistan and said, India should not be concern on post 2014 year Afghanistan.
German foreign minister ensures India after that, in recent months, India expressed its concern on withdrawal of NATO forces from Afghanistan after 2014 year.
One of the reasons of India’s concern is the considerable influence of Pakistan intelligence in religious organizations of that country, that can be used for ensuring the objectives of Pakistani army, one of those weapons is Taliban.
But German foreign minister on his visit to India, emphasize on his country’s role in Afghanistan, particularly after 2014 year, assured India that the western countries among them Germany after the withdrawal of military forces from Afghanistan will be in Afghanistan and support that country on various fields including building the infrastructure, improving education and strengthening peace and security.
German foreign minister made it clear that there are similarities between German and India opinions on Afghanistan and will work together on that regard.
India foreign minister welcomed the expressions made by German foreign minister.
India and germens after U.S.A and Japan are countries that after major economics and financial to afghan.
Both countries have signed strategic agreements with Afghanistan.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Karzai has assigned the following delegation for assessment of the Coalition forces bombing of Qazi village in Central Baghlan on the third of Saratan 1391 at 2 pm in which some innocent people were martyred and other wounded and on the basis of the first report those killed were all civilians.
In the order the president has expressed his deep sympathies and in order to precisely asses this incident, I approve the delegation led by Mawlawi Abdul Haq Muzzafari presidential advisor with the following members:
1- Member of the house of people Alhaj Delawar Aimaq,
2- Representative of the Defense ministry General Abdul Rehman,
3- Representative on interior ministry Ghulam Farouq,
4- Representative of the national Security Department colonel Ali Ahmad,
5- Representative of the Local Organs Department Haji Gulam Ali,
6- Representative of the attorney general office Colonel Abdul Basir Shafaq,
The delegation is assigned to convey the sympathies of the government to the victimized families and in their meeting with the local department head, provincial council, religious Ulema and elders carry on their evaluation and specify the factors leading to the bombing and prepare a report and present to the president office.
Also the local provincial authorities should maintain the safety of the delegation and prepare all needed facilities for them and the ministry of National Defense and the Interior ministry ensures the delegation’s trip and their backing to Kabul.

Tuesday, 26 June 2012 06:19

Murderer Sentenced To Capital Punishment

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The appellate court of third district in Kabul sentenced to capital punishment to a murderer yesterday.
Salih Mohammad of Jabal Seraj and currently living in Kabul has confessed that he killed one of his relatives namely Zabihullah, 37 in Chilston area in the, month of Saur this year.
The accused can make appeal against the verdict.  

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A Taliban commander along with his five armed men laid down arms and joined the peace in Kunduz yesterday, police spokesman Sayed Sarwar Husaini said.
The group under Mullah Abdul Basir was active in Ali Abad district over the past four years, he added, a 10 member Taliban group under Abdul Ghafor who was active in Shahrak district of Ghor province had also left fighting and joined the peace process yesterday, spokesman of Ghor governor, Abdu Hai Khatibi said. 

Tuesday, 26 June 2012 06:13

2 Illegal SIM Boxes Unearthed

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Officials with the ministry for communication and information technology said yesterday that two illegal SIM boxes had been unearthed from 11th and 4th precincts of Kabul and one man has been detained in this regard. 
Engineer Khair Mohammad Faizi the deputy to organizing communication services said at a press conference that 273 SIM cards from MTN Company and 34 more items have been confiscated during the operation and the arrested man has been handed over to police. 
Using such SIM boxes would damage the government economy and the communication firms besides affecting security situation, he added.

Tuesday, 26 June 2012 06:10

Agreement Worth $97 Million Inked

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) In efforts to support the development gas projects in Shuburghan, an agreement was inked between the Ministry for Mines and the US Secretary here yesterday. 
Minister for mines Wahidullah Shahrani and Thomas Nights the deputy secretary of state inked the agreement on behalf of their governments. 
Under the agreement, the US would provide 97 million US dollars for the rehabilitation of two gas wells and digging two more wells in Jangal Kalan area at the cost of 37 million US dollars and establishing a plant to refine sulfur at a cost of 60 million US dollars for the construction of thermo-power plant. 
The fund will be provided by USAID. 
It is expected that the project will be completed by April 2015 and the implementation of this project would have positive impacts in providing job opportunities and wining the people trust for having permanent electricity.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Kabul (BNAS) Chief justice and acting chairman of the Supreme Court Abdul Salam Zaimi received the cultural attaché of Egypt embassy in Kabul Dr. Talal Fazli and exchanged views on matters pertaining mutual interests. 
In the meeting, the chief justice described the relations between the two countries very cordial and historic, saying the relations have been enhanced over the past few years. 
The chief justice also termed Egypt as the cradle of knowledge and said as per agreement, in the first phase six groups of composed of 100 Afghan judges had paid one and half month visit to Egypt and in the second phase another group of judges will be sent to Egypt. 
For his part, Dr. Talal described the relations between his country and Afghanistan deep rooted and said more afghan judges would pay visits for learning to Egypt in the future.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) General John Allen, top US commander stationed in Afghanistan, is expected to arrive in Pakistan on Wednesday to discuss the restoration of NATO supply routes.
General Allen will meet Chief of Army Staff Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani to discuss the restoration. General Allen and Kayani will oversee the developments on implementation of cross-border contact as well.
Restoration of NATO supply routes will remain the foremost priority during the meeting.
NATO supply routes have been closed since November 2011, when NATO air strike killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.
US and Pakistani diplomats frequently discuss the restoration; however, no viable solution has been reached.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen the minister for information and culture while was accompanying by Loran the deputy to US embassy inaugurated the building of the shrine of The Oghor Padshah in Shuhadai Saleheen after reconstruction. 
In his opening remarks, Dr. Raheen said, “It is a matter of pleasure that today one of the historical monuments is inaugurated after rebuilding” adding the building of the shrine was reconstructed with the financial support of US. 
In his speech, Dr. Loran said, “I am happy to take part in rebuilding historical monuments in Afghanistan.” 
The head of historical monument preservation Abdul Ahad Abasi in his speech said the building of this shrine is one of the finest buildings in Kabul city constructed with the support of the United States. 

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Marshal  Mohammad Qaseem Fahim first vice president in his meeting with Yan Kobish the special envoy of the UN Secretary General for Afghanistan emphasized on further coordination of the UN and Afghanistan and called it as a cause for progress of the affairs in the country. 
At the meeting in which deputy head of the political affairs and the press of the UN for Afghanistan was also present, Marshal Fahim in relation to security transition phase to the Afghan forces said that the security forces of Afghanistan are in need of air defense equipment, artillery, armored and other sophisticated weapons.  
He added that the transition phase and expansion of Afghanistan is a need for our people in order to reach the self-sufficiency. 
He also called opening of the petroleum extraction project in Amu Darya zone as a bold step towards progress and expressed the hope that the people and the government of Afghanistan soon will be witness to other transformations towards further expansion and economic development in the country.  
The UN Special Envoy expressed readiness for continued cooperation of the UN with the people and the government of Afghanistan and added that we support Afghanistan and hope that all tribes, parties and civil foundations work for progress of their country.