15 December 2017

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Saturday, November 18, 2017
Kabul (BNA) The 4th National Urban Conference, aiming to establish coordination among academic and executive bodies, using experiences of the experts, mangers and urban planners to improve the country’s urban situation and get out of the current misery in major cities as well as to draw the attentions of those responsible for urban services, to be held today in Kabul.
Inspecting the venue for the 4th National Urban Conference in Polytechnic University here the other day, Minister of Urban Development and Housing, Sayed Sadat Mansoor Naderi called today’s conference ‘the largest urban conference’ in Afghanistan.
While monitoring the preparations on the ground, Minister of Urban Development and Housing held meeting with heads of the urban sector, including that of the Polytechnic University officials to make sure works were going well.
“Minister of Urban Development and Housing leads entire urban sector,” the minister added, insisting on robust coordination between urban sectors during the conference.
The 4th National Urban Conference to discuss advance water management approaches, and solutions for the challenges in urban water resources, environment, sustainable development, climate change, seismic vulnerability, soil and geo-technics, urban infrastructure, traffic, transportation, urban economy, job creation, urban services management, natural disasters, forecasting, preventive measures, disaster management, laws and policies.
Since 2001 and inauguration of the new government in Afghanistan, urbanization has expanded a lot, where people from remote areas rushed into major cities, in particular the capital Kabul, aiming to work and study.
During the last sixteen years, lack of professionals and sufficient studies on urban issues, it’s social, economic, and cultural aspect has remained the main challenges, but holding of such national urban conference would draw the attentions of responsible authorities to take actions for controlling the situation and bring required cooperation among the urban sector.

Saturday, 18 November 2017 07:46

Daesh Fighters Killed in Nangarhar Air Strikes

Saturday, November 18, 2017
Jalalabad (BNA) 16 Daesh affiliates were killed in air strikes in Nangarhar province late last night.
The fighters were targeted in Kot and Hasaka Mina Districts.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman for Nangarhar governor told BNA, 16 Daesh fighters were lost their lives while terrorist activities in the raids.
Another report says that a series of blasts were prevented in Nangarhar province.
Security officials of Nangarhar province discovered and neutralized nine mines from crowded areas of that province.
No one has been detained in the connection of the case.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, November 18, 2017
Jalalabad (BNA) assistances took place for war affected families in Nangarhar province.
In this round, assistances and cash disseminated for 320 war affected families by donor foundation via refugees and returnees office in Nangarhar province.
Ghulam Haidar Faqirzai head of refugees and returnees of Nangarhar province told BNA, the affected families were from recent wars in parts of that province.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, 18 November 2017 07:45

Taliban Militants Killed in Laghman Conflicts

Saturday, November 18, 2017
Mehtarlam (BNA) 11 Taliban militants were killed in recent conflicts in Laghman province yesterday.
The militants were targeted by security forces in two clearing operations in parts of Laghman province.
A senior police commander in the east of the country told BNA, in the conflicts 11 armed insurgents were killed.
It is said that no harm and losses sustained to residents in the conflicts.
T. Yarzada

Friday November 17, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Over 53 anti-government militias including their 5 top commanders were killed during joint military operation in western Herat province.
Abdul Ahad Walizada spokesperson of Herat’s police headquarters told BNA reporter, the joint military operation since two day has launched in different parts of Shindand district of the province, in which 53 armed oppositions including their 5 senior commanders were killed and 14 others were wounded.
Some heavy and light weapons, ammunitions and military mobilizations belonging Taliban militants have been destroyed during the operation, Walizada added.


Friday November 17, 2017
Kabul (BNA) A group of 5 Taliban militants by understanding truth joined peace process in western Herat province.
Jilani Farhad spokesperson of Herat governor told BNA local correspondent, the militants along with their hand weapons joined to peace process in Karkh district of the province.
Officials in Herat province appreciating joining them to peace process and emphasized that they will be living in peaceful environment and work opportunities to be provided for them as well.


Friday November 17, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Foodstuffs and cash have been distributed to hundreds needy and war-torn families in eastern Nangarhar province.
The assistances provided by charity foundations and distributed by Refugees and Repatriation department of Nangarhar province to the families.
A source in Refugees and Repatriation department of Nangarhar said BNA reporter, in this round 385 destitute and war-affected families received cash and foodstuffs.

Friday, 17 November 2017 18:37

New School Building Inaugurated in Jawzjan

Friday November 17, 2017
Kabul (BNA) New school building was inaugurated in Faizabad district of northern Jawzjan province the other day.
Sayera Shakeeb Sadat district governor of Faizabad told said BNA local correspondent, the school building of Shahid Latifa Habibi has been constructed with a sum of 14 million Afghanis funded by Germany within the last six months.
The school building has 5 classrooms, 2 administrative rooms, modern toilets, power solar and other education necessities, Sadat added.

Friday November 17, 2017
Kabul (BNA) As many as six armed oppositions have died during clashes with Afghan security forces in northern Faryab province.
The clashes took place when a group of Taliban militants stormed on a security checkpoint in Qisar district of the province.
Senior commander of local police in Faryab said BNA correspondent, six armed rebels were killed following the conflicts and their attack thwarted by Afghan security forces.

Friday, 17 November 2017 18:30

Road Accidents Took the Lives of 4 Commuters

Friday November 17, 2017
Kabul (BNA) At least 4 passengers lost their lives and four others were injured due to traffic accidents in eastern Nangarhar province.
The incidents happened in relevant areas of Behsoud and Sarkh Rouad districts of the province.
Doctors in center hospital of the province called critical the health conditions of the injuries.

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