18 January 2019

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Deputy Minister of youth affairs for information and culture Dr. Kamal Sadat met yesterday with representative of Helmand youth Matiullah Mati.
In the meeting, representative of Helmand youth briefed related to works and activities of provincial youth department, sharing a range of problems and demands of the province’s youth with deputy minister of youth affairs.
Praising deputy ministry of youth affairs for its works, representative of Helmand youth asked for addressing of problems of the province’s youth.
Deputy Minister of youth affairs considered role of youth as effective in making the country, saying that hardworking youth were the country’s elites.
Briefing related to programs of the deputy ministry of youth affairs, Dr. Kamal Sadat promised to address problems of Helmand youth, stressing that the deputy ministry of youth affairs would cooperate with youth of the province in education, higher education, health, sports and capacity building.
 

Sunday January 13, 2019

Herat City (BNA) At least 15 passengers lost their lives and 30 others were wounded due to road accident in western Herat province yesterday.
The incident took place, while a passenger bus mashed with a military vehicle in Kabul-Herat highway.
Women and children were among the victims of the deadly incident.
Security source in Herat told BNA, 15 people have died and 30 more were injured following the traffic accident.
High speed and carelessness of the drives are the main reasons behind the event.
Meanwhile, doctors in a health center in Herat called that the health conditions of at least 10 injured are not satisfactory.
 

Sunday, 13 January 2019 05:39

Samangan Elders Call on VP

Sunday January 13, 2019

Kabul (BNA) A number of elders and influenced figures of Dara-e-Souf, Roy Du Aab and Khuram Sarbagh districts of Samangan called on Second Vice-President Sarward Danesh yesterday.
Maintaining security technically extraction of mines, balanced development, fair partnership of the people in local institutions and participation of the people in democratic processes and election were among issues discussed in the meeting. Elders of the respective districts asked national unity government to adopt serious measures for maintaining security of Dara-e-Souf district so that the people and mine workers can feel safe. They said that armed Taliban group were trying to deteriorate security situation of Dara-e-Souf, because of its geographic importance and access to coal mines and it was necessary that the government should prevent from movements of the Taliban group in the district.
After hearing their suggestions and problems, Vice-President Sarwar Danesh stressed on serious measures of the government for maintain security of Samangan in particular Dara-e-Souf and better management in extraction process of coal mines in the district, considering cooperation and mass coherence of the people as key in maintaining security. Danesh further added that central government was making effort to facilitate pavement for balanced presence of tribes and citizens of the country in government institutions by conducting administrative refroms in local administrations. At the end, Sarwar Danesh promised that their demands would be addressed through relevant institutions.
 

Saturday January 12, 2019

LASHKAR GAH (Xinhua) At least 11 Taliban militants have been killed and three others wounded in two southern Afghan provinces, authorities said on Saturday.
In one incident, two militants were killed and three others wounded after an improvised explosive device (IED) they were planting detonated accidently in Mizan district of Zabul province Friday night, Afghan army Corps 205 Attal based in the region said in a statement.
A total of six militants were killed after NATO-led coalition forces launched an airstrike in Nikzai village, Nahri Sarraj district of Helmand province, according to a statement issued by army Corps 215 Maywand based in Helmand.
In neighboring Washer district, two militants were killed after Afghan Air Force launched a sortie following which Afghan army's ground forces found a gun and a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) from the site.
In Kim Bazar locality of Helmand's Marja district, one Taliban militant was killed after an airstrike on Friday, according to the statement.
The army personnel also found and defused four IEDs in Helmand on Friday.
Afghan security forces, backed by the U.S.-led NATO coalition troops, have increased ground and air offensives against militants within the past few months as Taliban militant group has been attempting to take territory and consolidate its positions ahead of winter in the Asian country.
 

Saturday January 12, 2019

KABUL (Xinhua) -- Up to 1 million educated Afghans, or 45 percent of over 2.5 million jobless Afghans, have been suffering from unemployment, a local newspaper reported on Saturday.
According to private Afghanistan Times daily, most of the educated jobless Afghans are youths of high school graduates or those holding university diplomas.
"More than 2.5 million people are jobless from whom 45 percent are high school graduates or hold university diplomas. The rest are skillful who have access to some vocations," the newspaper said, quoting authorities.
Unemployment remains a challenge in the country as the number of jobless people kept growing while private investment continued to decline, the report said.
According to Afghanistan Central Statistics Organization, almost 54 percent of the Afghan population live below the poverty line.
 

Saturday January 12, 2019

Firoz Koh City (BNA) The construction works of two public utility projects has been completed and put into exploitation in western Ghor province yesterday.
According to BNA local correspondent report, the projects include the construction of a bridge and water canal that implemented with a sum of over 10 million Afghanis funded from development budget of ministry of rural rehabilitation and development in Dolina district and Firoz Koh city the provincial capital of the province.
By implementing of the projects, 300 acres of land will be irrigated and transportation problems of hundreds families will be settled.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday January 12, 2019

Firoz Koh City (BNA) A joint military operation has launched since a week ago by participation of hundreds Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police and Local Up-risers personnel in western Ghor province.
Senior commander of Afghan national army in the west of the country told BNA, several members of Taliban militants were killed, three wounded and Dolina district, Ghor province have been cleared from existence of anti-government militias during the military operation.
Several hideouts belonged to Taliban along with all military equipment have been destroyed during the operation, the source added.
Local people in Dolina district demanded from government to establish military bases in different parts of the district to prevent from reattacks of Taliban militants.
Meanwhile, military officials says construction works on several security bases ongoing in Dolina district.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday, 12 January 2019 11:12

25 Armed Oppositions Killed Across The Country

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Kabul (BNA) The security and defense forces in several clearing operations that carrying out in various parts of the country, killed 25 armed oppositions.
According to national defense ministry press office to BNA, the security and defense forces in the last 24 hours conducting several clearing operations in various parts of the country, killed 25 armed oppositions, wounded 18 and detained 3 others.
A weapons cache of the enemy has been demolished.
The operation with support of air forces were launched in Nangarhar, Kapisa, Maidan-Wardak, Khost, Ghazni, Urozgan, Farah, Badghis, Faryab , Nimroz and Helmand provinces.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Trenkot (BNA) Six armed Taliban were killed by air strikes of Afghan security forces in Urozgan province last night.
The insurgents were suppressed in suburb of Trenkot city capital of Urozgan province and Charcheno district.
Atal army corps senior commander said BNA, three strongholds of the Taliban have been demolished and six insurgents were killed.
He said, the insurgents were targeted while organizing of a series of terrorist and destructive activities.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Jalalabad (BNA) Nine ISIS and Taliban members were killed in Nangarhar province by Afghan security forces last night.
The insurgents were suppressed in parts of Dehbala, Kot and Dorbaba districts.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman for Nangarhar governor told BNA, nine ISIS and Taliban members were killed in the raids.
Another report says, five Taliban were killed by security forces in Nooristan province last night.
The insurgents were targeted in Kamdish district while planting of mines on main roads of the province.
Border police senior commander in east of the country told BNA five Taliban were killed in the raid.
He further added, the Taliban were shelling while wanted to plant mines on main roads of the province.
T. Yarzada

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