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Monday, 15 October 2018 06:24

HUC Approves Khost Master Plan

Monday October 15, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The High Urban Council with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on the chair held session and approved master plan for Khost province that included, Mosques, Stadiums and dormitory for students on Sunday, BNA reported.
The session also emphasized on solving of problems of industrial park and the provincial airport. The President instructed Khost municipality to closely work with private sector on implementation of the complex, adding residential houses needed to be considered for people of Khost as well. Hinting to natural resources of the province, the President said exporting of pine nuts to be started to foreign countries next year, asking ministry of mines and petroleum to work with local organs and prepare a draft on increasing of investment in Khost province. Meanwhile, the officials of the ministry of urban development and housing briefed the session on current works of Peerozi Township, carpet weavers of Hairatan and Kunduz, Darulaman complex, fifth Microrayon, Gulestan Township and Ghazni province, assuring further works on the projects. According to the ministry, construction of around 7 prefabricated school buildings to be completed, adding another 28 schools are under construction and 38 other buildings of which are in designing phases. Hinting to Darulaman Palace, the session emphasized on using of the domestic raw materials while implementing the project. Meanwhile, the President emphasized on construction of buildings considering Afghanistan’s traditional architectural style, adding the two first floors of the Darulaman Palace to be allocated for historic museum of Afghanistan. The President emphasized on key role of the private sector in construction affairs, instructing the line ministries to see ways for their involvement of the project. The President also hinted at capacities of the ministry of urban development and housing, saying the existed capacities of the universities should be considered and the students should be provided practical works.

Sunday October 14, 2018

Aibak City (BNA) Dozens villages have been captured by Taliban militants within the next two days in northern Samangan province.
Local resident that asked not to be named said, Taliban militants have captured 30 villages in Maqsoud region and 10 villages in Zerki region of Dara Souf Payeen district, Samangan province.
Local police and up-risers personnel are responsible to ensure security in the mentioned areas and Taliban militants have captured the villages without clashes, so local police and up-risers personnel for preventing from civilians’ casualties, the resident added.
It has been said, Taliban militants blocked Dara Souf’s transportation way to Aibak city the provincial capital of the province and Mazar-e-Sharif city the provincial capital of Balkh province.
Muneer Rahimi in-charge of publication in police headquarters of Samangan while confirmed capturing the villages by Taliban said, reinforcement troops dispatched to the areas to recapture the villages.

Sunday October 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) About 10 terrorists were killed during clashes with Afghan security forces in Laghman and Urozgan provinces.
First, clashes occurred between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants when Taliban fighters wanted to plant roadside mines in relevant areas of Alishing district, Laghman province.
There were no casualties on parts of civilians and Afghan security forces following the conflicts, a senior commander of police in the east of the country told BNA reporter.
Second, conflicts happened between Taliban rebels and Afghans security forces, while Taliban insurgents wanted to storm on Afghan security forces’ convey in Dehrawoud district, Urozgan province.
Security source in Urozgan told BNA correspondent, six militants were killed and casualties didn’t suffered to civilians and Afghan security personnel at the end of the clashes.

Sunday October 14, 2018

Paroon City (BNA) Six terrorists belonged to Taliban group were killed by their own mine blast close to Durand Line inside Afghanistan’s soil last night.
The incident took place, when a group of Taliban militants wanted to transfer several round of mines from Pakistan into Afghanistan that a mine exploded and took their lives.
Senior commander of Afghan border police in the east of the country told BNA reporter, six Taliban fighters including two Pakistani rebels were killed following the blast.
Taliban militants have transferred the mines from Pakistan and had plan to use the mines in terrorist activities inside Afghanistan, the source added.
Terrorist groups, particularly, ISIS and Taliban transferring mines, bombs and explosive materials from Pakistan and using the materials for targeting civilians and Afghan security forces inside Afghanistan.

Sunday October 14, 2018

Jalalabad City (BNA) Up to 16 fighters of ISIS terrorist group killed during latest attacks carried out by Afghan Special Forces in vicinity of eastern Nangarhar province last night.
The terrorists have been targeted and killed in various parts of Naziyan, Acheen and Haska Mena districts of the province.
Senior commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country told BNA correspondent, air and ground raids carried out by Afghan Special Forces in different parts of the mentioned districts, in which 16 ISIS adherents were killed and their several hideouts along with some military equipment have been destroyed too.
According to another report, Afghan security forces by discovering and confiscating three round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent from a series of blast in Nangarhar province.
No one was arrested accused of the mine planting so far.

Sunday, 14 October 2018 11:08

Casualty Rate of Takhar Incident Increased

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Taliqan (BNA) Takhar incident casualty rate has increased to 22 people.
Khalil Aseer police spokesman of Takhar told BNA, several wounded of yesterday’s terrorist incident that were in critical condition also died, and a number of martyrs has risen to 22 people.
He also said, 38 people were injured in the event, which are under treatment.
The blast took place in a yard (Chaman) in center of the district that large number of supporters of Nazifa Yousofi Beg’s a Wolesi Jirga candidate has gathered in the site.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
One Dollar                                                              75/95        Afs
One Pound Sterling                                            98/70       Afs
One Euro                                                            87/50       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       20/60       Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                           582       Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                              1030       Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                            05/90       Afs

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The political representative of UN in Afghanistan announced that Afghan security forces have made remarkable progress in insuring the security of parliamentary elections due to be held on October 20th.
According to BNA report the political of UNAMA in Afghanistan has announced that Afghan security forces have made major progress for insuring the security of the citizens of that country due to go to the polling stations on 0ctober 20th.
The special representative of UN secretary general for Afghanistan says: the Afghan security forces have the responsibility of ensuring the security of the elections process. Adopting Effective measures are needed to provide opportunity for eligible persons to use their political rights.
He insisted that the Afghan citizens should not be deprived from voting rights and building the future of their country or intimidated.
The UN special envoy remembering the recent attacks on candidate, their teams and voters said that any kind violence or pressure against voters, candidates or elections staffs are not acceptable and he severely condemned such evil actions.
Releasing a statement Taliban had threatened that they would attack the security process of voting and the people who are involved in the process.
The statement has faced the severe criticism of international community.  They think, Taliban consider elections as a military process while elections are a democratic process that demonstrates the will and intention of people.
In reaction to the Taliban’s statement, the Afghan interior ministry declared that the security forces of that country would stand firm against every plan and program of Taliban and would neutralize every conspiracy against people.
The ministry assures people to participate in the elections without any concern.
In the sometime, the statement of Taliban had no any effect on the process of electoral campaign of the candidates.
Even the terrorist attacks of this notorious group on two candidates in Nangarhar and Helmand provinces could not disrupt the process.
Jawid Kohistani an expert of political affairs and a candidate for parliament in Kabul says one of the most important factors of democracy is elections, encouraging people to take part in the process is a positive step, I believe the capability of my people and security forces, God willing the elections will be held on October 20th with extensive participation of people in a peaceful atmosphere. Our people except participation in the elections have no any other option. In spite of that the enemies of the country try hard to disrupt this national process and challenge it but our security forces have proved in practice that they can foil any conspiracy on its origin.
He added there are some challenges in some insecure provinces, but the security and defense forces of the country with the cooperation of people will foil the destructive efforts of the enemies and not let to challenge the election process.
While the security forces of the country have a major role in maintaining the security of elections, UNAMA points out that Afghan security forces also have responsibility to remain impartial while they perform their duties.
Gul Ahamad a Kabul citizen says insuring security in polling stations is not an easy task, but we believe our security forces can overcome this challenge successfully and will be witness of a bloodless election.

Sunday, 14 October 2018 06:20

Taliban Rebels Killed in Laghman Clash

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Mehtarlam (BNA) Six armed Taliban rebels were killed in security forces conflict in Laghman province last night.
The rebels were suppressed in Alinegar District while terrorist activities.
Police key commander in east of the country told BNA, the insurgents were targeted while planting a mine in a main road in the mentioned district.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, 14 October 2018 06:18

Hospital Begin To Work in Daikundi Soon

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Neli (BNA) A hospital with a capacity of 30 beds in Daikundi province will be opened shortly.
According to BNA local correspondent, the construction work of the hospital will be start soon in area of 5000 square meter land in Sangom region, Neli city of Daikundi province.
It is supposed that the hospital will be constructed with financial assistance of one of influencers of the area and as a specialized hospital with the most advanced medical equipment to solve the problems of people in Daikundi province.
T. Yarzada

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