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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Deputy Minister of Tourism, Finance and Administration of the Ministry of Information and Culture Associate Prof. Sayeda Mojgan Mostafavi and Journalist Support Fund board members called on Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh here yesterday, BNA reported.
Asif Wardak head of Journalists Support Fund praised VP Danesh for his cooperation with the fund, saying sans his cooperation the fund could not attract support.
Meanwhile, the board members Mumtaz Haidari, Mari Nabard Ayeen, Heelay Azim Nikzad and Rokhshana Alawi briefed the meeting on their achievements, saying they would be ready at any time to report about their works.
Expressing gratitude over works done so far by the members of the fund, VP Danesh said 18 journalists were martyred and dozens other injured in previous years, asking the board to pay attention to the victims’ families.  Hinting to joint committee of government and media, VP Danesh said government leadership was trying not to only support the fund, but also to address other issues before journalists.  VP Danesh also asked the board members to present report of their activities to the joint committee of government and media.
 

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in a message has expressed sadness over martyrdom of a number of Afghan National Police soldiers in Helmand, where the soldiers sustained the casualties due to an airstrike conducted by foreign forces. 
In the message, the country’s chief executive hoped that such incidents should be seriously prevented in future and that Afghan security forces and Resolute Support have been instructed to investigate related to causes and modality of the incident.
In the message, the Afghan air forces and international partners have been asked to keep further precision in conducting airstrikes to avoid civilian casualties.
 

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Kabul (BNA) The new lawmakers in the Wolesi Jirga, the Lower House of the Parliament, on Saturday elected Mir Rahman Rahmani as the new speaker of the house.
Rahmani, as MP from Parwan, is a former military general who has competed his studies in Russia in 1982.
The second round of the voting for the election of the Wolesi Jirga speaker was held on Saturday in which Rahmani got 123 votes and his close competitor Kamal Nasir Osuli, an MP from Paktia, got 55 votes.
Some MPs opposed the decision to announce Rahmani as speaker of the house as they said that he has not received the required votes for the post.
In the first round of the voting on May 16, four MPs, including Mir Rahman Rahmani Kamal Naser Osuli, Mirwais Yasini, and Omar Nasir Mujadadedi were competing for securing the seat of the house speaker, in which Rahmani and Osuli got the highest votes and succeeded to enter the next round.
In the first round, Rahmani got 75 votes, Osuli 69 votes, Yasini 59 and Mujaddedi got seven votes.
 

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Kabul (BNA) The International Museums Day was commemorated yesterday by the ministry of information and culture in Kabul.
In a ceremony held on this occasion in national museum with participation of a number of officials of the ministry, government officials and foreign guests, acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi while congratulating the International Museums Day to all the people of Afghanistan said celebration of the day was aimed to take active part in preservation of pleasant traditions and expansion of the country’s culture as well as to reflect the country’s history and identify to new generation.
In the ceremony, head of UNESCO to Kabul said that national museums were the sign of countries’ identify and culture, praising employees of the national museum for preservation of the historic artifacts.
In the meantime, in the ceremony, head of crimes for the ministry of interior handed over five historic artifacts including Buddha statue, coins, lantern, and bead to head of national museum.
 

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Ghazni (BNA) Ten armed Taliban terrorist group were killed in Ghazni province last night.
Fazel Khoda Ibraimkhail Thunder 203 army corps told BNA, the Taliban were killed in coalition forces attack and national army operation in outskirt of Gelan, Qarabagh and Dehyak Districts.
Two other insurgents were injured a vehicle was destroyed and a Kalashnikov of them was seized by the forces, he said.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Farah (BNA) As a result of Commando forces operation in Farah province, a weapons cache of Taliban was discovered and destroyed.
Senior official of army corps told BNA, the cache belonged to Mullah Daud and Mullah Sardar, where a large amount of weapons was kept.
Two suspicious people were arrested in connection of the case.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, 19 May 2019 05:05

Flood Inflected Damages in Badakhshan

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Kabul (BNA) As a result of heavy floods, the Highway of Faizabad-, Takhar and Faizabad-Bahark were blocked on traffic.
Abdul Raof Obaidi head of public work Dept. of Badakhshan province told BNA correspondent, as a result of heavy flash floods and rains, the highways of Faizabad-Takhar and Faizabad-Bahark were blocked on traffic and dozens of vehicles and trucks have been stopped on other side of the road.
As a result of these rainfall, the number of residential houses in the districts of Rahistan and Keshem has been destroyed, that exact figures are still unavailable.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Neli (BNA) The construction work of a school building kick off in Daikundi province yesterday.
According to BNA local correspondent, the school will be constructed in Shahristan District at the cost of more than $ 190,000 funding from Italian Institution.
The school will have 8 classrooms, 4 administrative rooms and other necessities.
At the inauguration of this school, Sayeed Anwar Rahmati governor of Daikundi, and other officials and residential of the province were present.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Pul-e-Khomri (BNA) 16 kilometer road put into exploitation in Baghlan province yesterday.
Engineer Fareed Karimi responsible for the survey of the national rural road program of rural rehabilitation and development office of Baghlan told BNA, the road is 16 km long and 7 meters wide put into exploitation in Burka District at the cost of 38 million Afghanis from budget of World Bank under the national rural road program of the ministry.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday May 18, 2019

HERAT CITY (BNA) The foundation stone of seven water supplies laid down in Karakh district, western Herat province.
The water supplies to be built in Banafshak, Ghizan, Chalistan, Pusht Aab Mash, Pusht Sarasyab, Kaj Joy and Jandakhan villages of Karakh district of the province.
Director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock in Herat reported that totally the length of the water supplies estimated over 27 km, will be covered 3780 families and would be irrigated hundreds acres of agricultural lands in Karakh district.
The cost of the projects estimated about 100 million Afghanis.
M.A.Ansari

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