22 May 2018

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Kabul (BNA)  During a research and scientific meeting on Imam Abdu Hanifa Rahmatullah Alayh, President Ghani said, ‘We with relying to productive inheritance of Imam Abu Hanifa Rahmatullah Alyah and his great religious scholars can rescue our society’s vulnerable segment particularly the youth from extremism,’ the presidential palace said in a statement on Monday.
According to the statement, the president said studying about personality, functions and thoughts of Imam Abu Hanifa was like a constant issue to us and we should use it for our religious and civilization identity’s recognition.
Calling scientific inheritance of Imam Abu Hanifa, Islam’s great civilization capital, the president clarified the extremism groups are making effort to remove Muslims’ identity civilization and referring to spirit and through capitals of Imam Abdu Hanifia and other religious scholars mean to draw Islam’s basic civilization lines, the statement added.
The president expressed that Imam Abu Hanifa has stressed on woman rights and with his clear fatwas on women rights prevented injustice and cruelty against women in Islamic society, the statement continued.
President Ghani said Imam Abdu Hanifa (Allah the Almighty’s mercy be upon him) had opened the international relations way to Muslims and to manage international relations of Muslims with world, had done unique works. The president stressed that Islam world is now facing with violence and extremism has created plenty of problems in Islamic societies, thus, we need to take basic steps in this regard.
The president also stressed that our youth should not remain in the past two-way road and they should be rescued from terrorism and extremism.
 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani chaired the High Council on Rule of Law and Anti-corruption meeting here yesterday, a statement said.
According to presidential press office, the meeting discussed the law on anti-corruption, progress report on anti-corruption planning and policy of citizen-based governance.
At the outset, deputy minister of justice presented ministry’s report on anti-corruption law to the session.
Meanwhile director of the special secretariat for anti-corruption Yama Turabi briefed the session on practical measures taken for fight against corruption, saying specific reporting frameworks have been sent to ministries and 50 out of 58 organs have prepared their practical plans so far.
President Ghani principally approved the policy, saying the draft needed to be shared with civil society organs for further consultation, the statement added.
Later, deputy to local organs Dr. Temor Sharan presented the policy on citizen-based governance and briefed the session on challenges before local governance, framework of the local governance in Afghanistan and the necessary reform.  He also proposed establishment of a committee for local governance, holding of nation-wide consultations on specifying the districts’ borders, establishment of regional development organs, implementation of local financial reformation, establishment of local governance construction projects as well as program for local human resources capacity buildings.  The session principally approved the policy with President Ghani saying that would bring fundamental changes to the system of local governance.
 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Islamabad (BNA) The 4th meeting of Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) was held in Islamabad today at the ministry of Foreign Affairs. 
The delegations were led by Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai and Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua.
In pursuance of the seven principles agreed in the meeting between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during his visit to Kabul on 6 April 2018, the two sides finalized the Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS).  This operationalizes the six working groups envisaged under APAPPS.
APAPPS provides a framework to strengthen mutual trust and deepen interaction in all spheres of bilateral engagements.
It is also mechanism for finding solutions to bilateral areas of concern.
Both sides agreed that effective and full implementation of APAPPS would contribute towards the common objectives of eliminating terrorism and achieving peace, stability, prosperity and development of the peoples of the two countries.
 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The joint committee of media and government held session with second Vice President (VP) Mohammad Sarwar Danesh on the chair here yesterday, a statement from the VP office said.
Praising the achievements of the committee in last one year, VP Danesh said the main goal behind establishment of the committee was to support free media activities, safeguard freedom of expression and bring about coordination among government organs and journalists supporting agencies.  Meanwhile, the government organs, including that of the Attorney General Office, Ministry of Interior and National Directorate of Security presented their reports on follow-up of the cases of violence against journalists.  The session also discussed prevention of media’s live broadcasting of the terroristic incident.  The second vice president called the decision which was taken in line with consultation of the media supporting agencies only to prevent security forces and media-men’s casualties during the incident.  The session decided to discuss the issue in the upcoming session and emphasized on agreement of the most of the committee’s members.
 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Pul-e-Khomri (BNA) With installation of 72 Transformers, 23,000 families were benefited from electricity in Baghlan province.
Engineer Sultan Ahmad Azizi head of Ghoori electricity Dept. told BNA, the transformers have been installed in vicinity of Baghlan Markazi District, Baghlan Qadeem and Baghlan Sanati.
He added, the cost of the projects estimated 25,000 dollars by Asian Development Bank and 23, 000 Baghlani families have benefited from electricity.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Paroon (BNA) Nine armed insurgents affiliated Taliban group were killed by security forces in Nooristan province yesterday.
The individuals were targeted while passing from Druand Line in Kamdish District.
Police senior commander in east of the country told BNA, nine invaders were killed in the clash.
Another report says the security officials prevented from a series of blasts in Nooristan province.
According to reports the security officials discovered and neutralized five mines from busy roads of the province and prevented from deadly events.
Taliban mostly planted bombs and mines on busy roads which victimized innocent compatriots.
Another report says that 10 armed rebels were killed in a conflict by security forces in Khwaja Sabzposh District, Faryab province last night.
Abdullah Masoomi governor of the mentioned district told BNA, the clash started while armed rebels attacked on security checkpoint of the district, in which ten armed rebels were killed and five others have been wounded.
It is said that during the conflict two policemen were martyred and another has been wounded.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Lashkargah (BNA) 11 armed insurgents were killed in a series of air raids in Helmand province last night.
The militants were targeted by Afghan security forces while a series of terrorist attacks in suburb of Lashkarga city.
ANA commander in south of the country told BNA, 11 armed insurgents were killed in the raids.
He added, several Taliban hideouts were also destroyed.
According to another report, the security forces succeeded to discover two weapons caches of Taliban in Helmand province.
The caches were discovered from Taliban hideouts in Nadali district and suburb of Lashkarga city.
According to Helmand security official, numerous of heavy and light weapons were seized from the caches.
T.Yarzada
 

Monday May 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Sound of explosion heard from 9th security precinct of Kabul city.
According to BNA primary report, the blast occurred in relevant areas of 3rd Makroyan area, Kabul city.
Security source confirmed the incident, but didn’t give further details.
This is a developing story….
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Monday May 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) At least 22 anti-government militias were killed during anti-terrorism operations led by Afghan security forces in different parts of the country.
Ministry of national defense press office stated BNA, the operations were launched in relevant areas of Nangarhar, Kunar, Ghazni, Paktia, Kandahar, Urozgan, Herat, Ghor, Balkh, Faryab, Badakhshan, Baghlan and Helmand provinces.
Afghan air and artillery forces had active roles during the operations, the source added.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Monday May 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Two mine planters killed following their own mine explosion in Ghor province.
In-charge of security in Ghor told BNA local correspondent, the incident took place, while the mine planters had plan to plant roadside mine in Gharak village, Dolina district of Ghor province.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

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