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Saturday, 17 February 2018 07:33

Tense Relation Between America And Pakistan

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Pakistan will include on the list of financial supporters of terrorism
USA wants to include Pakistan on the list of countries financially support terrorists activities.
Miftah Ismael acting finance minister of Pakistan has said to Reuters News Agency that USA and Britain several weeks ago took steps in that regard, then encouraged France and Germany to take part in it.
Pakistan recently did its best to prevent including the name of the country on list of countries violating Counter - Money Laundering Organization principles.
This Pakistani high ranking official has said that we they are working with USA, UK, France and Germany not to include Pakistan on the list of countries funding terrorist activities. He added they hoped even the US and UK don not exclude Pakistan from the list they would go through the ordeal successfully and Pakistan would not include on the list.
Counter- Money Laundering Organization is an organization that fights against countries that fund terrorist activities and including the name of Pakistan on the list may harm the economy of that country.  
It is expected the Counter - Money Laundering Organization member countries hold their session in Paris and may include Pakistan on the list of countries funding terrorism.
Earlier to this, Pakistan was also on black list of that Organization.
The counter money laundering organization earlier had warned Islamabad, if not increase its efforts for preventing for coming money for extremists, the country would once again includes on the list of the organization.
Pakistani authorities have expressed concern that if the country on the list of the countries funding terrorist activities it would be hard for Islamabad to loan from international markets.
Meanwhile, including Pakistan on the black list, it will limit foreign investments in that country that would harmful for weak economy of the country.  The warning comes in time, Taliban dealing their money dealing via Pakistan, establishing a company under a pseudo name.
Drug trafficking, looting the mines of Afghanistan, abducting people and other illegal means are the main revenues of Taliban that mostly provided through Pakistan and some Gulf countries.
An American authority has confirmed the above information.
On the other hand US intelligence services have warned that Pakistani Army threats US interests in Afghanistan.
In annual reports of six American intelligence organs have claimed that Pakistan developing nuclear weapons, supporting Taliban, Haqni’s terrorist network and other terrorist groups and limiting the cooperation of counter terrorism organs with Washington and closing its links with China, threats US interests in the region.
The authorities of six US intelligence organs recently presented a report about the threats to the senators of that country.
The chief of US national intelligence service says that the Pakistani military leaders are passing through the red line. The operation of Pakistan Army against Taliban and other terrorist groups, openly indicate that they do something against terrorism, but they are not caused enough pressure on terrorists.
He added, their assessments indicate that the terrorist groups stationed in Pakistan still use their sanctuaries and hideouts in soil of Pakistan and carry out their attacks Afghanistan, India and US interests in the region.
The statements indicate that the relation between US and Pakistan is tense and the only solution for normalizing the relation, Pakistan should desist from its adventurous policies which are over the capability and capacity of that that country.  
 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kabul (BNA)  Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in a statement on Friday said that distribution of e-Tazkiras as national issues needed further discussions and the process should be started after national consensus and general agreement of all.
In order to reach national consensus and agreement of all sides and to prevent from further differences, chief executive office wants the process to be postponed, the statement said.
The statement added that the country’s chief executive would soon talk to the President in this regard.  Distribution of e-Tazkiras should be discussed and resolved in government level.
 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah participated Thursday in a conference held for counter extremism.
Addressing to participants in the conference, the country’s chief executive said:  “Taliban, Daesh, al Qaeda and other terrorist groups that have regional goals are killing innocent people and perpetrate crimes against humanity in Afghanistan./”
Stressing on the culture of moderation in the society, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah said Muslims by following moderation should get united against terrorism and extremism.
The country’s chief executive by pointing to daily issues said that all should be patient when criticized, adding that we all should have the courage to accept problem and prevent from extremism in the country.
In the conference, chief executive second deputy Mohammad Muhaqiq also delivered speech and said big Islamic and academic centers of the world should get united and jointly fight extremism and terrorism.
Scientific figures and religious scholars from Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, India and Egypt attended the “Peace, Media and Good Governance’ conference held on Thursday in Kabul.
 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The first meeting of Hidden Cultural Heritages Commission, chaired by Prof. Mohammad Rassoul Bawari, the acting minister of information and culture, discussing the ways on how to identify the heritage for registration with the UNESCO, BNA reported Thursday.
The acting ministers, pointing to the regional momentums of registering the hidden cultural heritages with the UNESCO, said that in first step there is a need to identify them and then enlist for registration with the organization, said the agency.
The participant also emphasized on the collection of data about the hidden cultural heritages and said that creation of a single administration for this porpoise was a need, the agency added.
The acting minister said representatives from Agha Khan Cultural Institution, Goethe Institute, Firuz Koh institution and French Embassy should be invited to the next meeting of the commission, according to the agency.
The people culture directorate was also tasked to ask the related provincial organs to identify the hidden cultural heritages, according to the agency.
 

Saturday, 17 February 2018 07:25

CE Abdullah Meets S. Korean Ambassador

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with the S. Korean Ambassador at the Spidar Palace and congratulated him for his new job in Afghanistan, the CE office said in a statement.
The CE hoped success to the newly Korean ambassador and called for extension of cooperation between the two countries, according to the statement.
The statement, also quoted the Korean ambassador to be hoping that relation between Afghanistan and Korea could strengthen within his mission and that his country provides up to 80 million USD each year in aid for Afghanistan and assured that the cooperation would continue.
The CE also hoped that the assistance could continue, particularly in the field of humanitarian and military affair, for Afghanistan, the statement said.
 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with women officers said: “Today is an exceptional day that Afghan brave women change the future of Afghanistan.”
The meeting which was held by the First Lady of the country at Presidential Palace, President Ghani while addressing to young Afghan women officers said: “You are the first defenders of the country.”
“there is no discrimination in the country’s national defense and security forces as discrimination with women in ANDSF is in fact discrimination with the President,” said the country’s President adding that Afghan women have been always in frontline of battle and have shone well in the country’s history.
President Ghani asked women officers to thank their families for sending them to the country’s security forces, saying that women have overcome challenges that were preventing them from participation in the country’s President believed that each one of the woman officer could serve to her country and people despite of challenges.
 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, on Thursday, assured to put an end to public property usurpation in the country, a statement from his office said.
Speaking in the land system development program  held at the Presidential Palace, the President said the public property couldn’t be personal possession and that theft and looting should be ended, the statement said.
The president, also touching on the 24 Dalw (February 15) - the day of former Soviet army defeat in Afghanistan, said that the Jihad of the people of Afghanistan broke the idea of force in the history and changed the course of history.
“The Jihad of the people of Afghanistan not only could liberate Afghanistan, but in the Eastern Europe, all single party systems was overcome and the people could get rid of torture and despotism,” said the president, expressing regret over what an incapability of the Afghans to properly use the consequences.
He asked the entire Afghan people to unite and stay alongside the country’s national and defense forces against the global terrorism as they did against the former Red Army invasion in Afghanistan.
He prayed for the souls of those Afghans killed during the former Soviet Union occupation of Afghanistan, according to the statement.
The president thanked the Turkish TIKAI institution, particularly of the president and the government of Turkey for extending cooperation with Afghanistan and said that relation between Afghanistan and Turkey has been laid down, hundreds of years ago, particularly during King Amanullah Khan and Mostafa Kamal Ataturk and that he trusted in this relation.
The president said that the government wanted to offer a specific land code for all of the country’s lands, through an inclusive reforms in order to last for centuries.
He said the people have devoted much for the government, but the systems have failed to offer a proper property for them, the statement quoted.
“We should differ between hidden and clear and dynamic capital and investment by any Afghans should be safe,” the statement quoted him as saying.
He said hundreds of millions of dollars are government and public property were properly managed.
Non land, the president reiterated to have been owned by any special ministry or institution, but all belonged to the people.
Public property is of the people not of the thieves, looters and usurpers, the president added, warning that the government had from determination to implement the countrywide land program, with firm determination.  Other participants including, head of Afghanistan lands administrations, Jawad Paikar, Mostafa Buton, representative of TIKA institution and Shubbam Chawdri, World Bank, Representative spoke about the related issues at the meeting.
 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani visited yesterday the eastern gate of Kabul and assessed problems, resources and current capacity of the gate.
According to a statement from the Presidential Palace, the country’s President visited various sections of the gate such as vehicle scanners, scales, narcotics check site, computerized scales, transport and searching check sites.
Visiting various sections of the gate, President Ghani was being given briefs by officials on duty in connection with their works and achievements.
The country’s President by praising the officials on duty for their honesty in reporting related to their possibilities and needs stressed on creating necessary facilities, transparency and coordination in getting revenues, speediness and precision in identification of criminals.
 

Saturday, 17 February 2018 07:02

Armed Oppositions Killed In Nooristan Battles

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Paroon (BNA) Six armed oppositions were killed by Afghan border policemen in Nooristan province last night.
The insurgents were killed while wanted to storm on border police forces.
A top police commander in the east of the country told BNA, six armed oppositions killed in the battles.
He added, the invaders entered from other side of Durand Line and killed.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Lashkargah (BNA) Eight armed insurgents were killed in a series of conflicts by Afghan security forces in Helmand province last night.
The conflicts occurred in suburb of Lashkarga city, while security forces stormed on two strongholds of Taliban.
A senior commander of national army in the south of the country told BNA, in the clashes, eight Taliban militants were killed.
It is said that no harm and losses incurred to security forces and residents in conflicts.
Another report says that the security forces succeeded to discover a weapons cache of Taliban.
The cache has been discovered in suburb of Lashkargah city.
According to Helmand security official, several heavy and light weapons were seized from the cache.
T. Yarzada
 

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