11 December 2019

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met Nail Olpak, Turkey’s head of Foreign Economic Relations Board and the country’s trade union chairperson here on the sidelines of Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process on Sunday, a presidential press office statement said yesterday.
Hinting to friendly and bilateral ties between the two countries, President Ghani said Afghanistan was keen to utilize Turkey’s experiences in implementation of development projects and designing of the water dams, adding the cooperation would help implement the projects with low cost, but with better quality, according to the statement.
Briefing investment opportunities in areas of mining, electricity, transit and regional connectivity, the president asked Turkey’s investors to implement projects in Afghanistan, saying investments on railroads and regional connectivity would help improve commercial ties between the two countries and the region, the statement added.
Welcoming the Afghan president, Turkish head of foreign economic relations said was ready to invest in areas of mining, electricity, transit and regional connectivity and would persuade the traders and investors to utilize such opportunities in Afghanistan, the presidential statement quoted him as saying.

Tuesday December 10, 2019
LASHKARGAH CITY (BNA) Two Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were martyred following car bomb blast in southern Helmand province yesterday.
The incident took place close to a security checkpoint in NadAli district of the province.
According to BNA report, 215 Maiwand army corps by releasing a statement issued that Taliban group wanted to enter a car packed with explosive material inside a military base, but Afghan security forces succeeded to target the attackers and prevent from more casualties.
Two Afghan National Army troops were martyred and two others were injured following the car bomb explosion.
M.A.Ansari

Tuesday December 10, 2019
MAIDAN/SHAHR CITY (BNA) About 9000 kg narcotic drug type of hashish have been discovered and demolished during a military operation conducted by Afghan security forces in Maidan/Wardak province the night before last.
Eimal Momand acting spokesman for 203 Tander army corps told BNA reporter, the military operation have launched in various parts of Sayed Abad district, Maidan/Wardak province, as a result seven armed oppositions were killed and nearly 9000 kg narcotic drug have been discovered and demolished.
An insurgent was injured and two motorcycles belonged to Taliban fighters have been destroyed during the military operation, Momand added.
Meanwhile, four members of Taliban group were killed by Afghan security forces in Chak district, Maidan/Wardak province.
According to another report, personnel of 203 Tander army corps succeeded to discover and neutralize five round of different type of mines in relevant areas of Paktika and Khost provinces.
M.A.Ansari

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 06:46

Martyrs Families Received Aids

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Faizabad (BNA) Cash distributed to martyrs and wounded families in Badakhshan province yesterday.
Nek Mohammad Nazari spokesman for Badakhshan governor told BNA, executive office distributes cash in amount of 3300,000 Afghanis to families of 43 martyrs and wounded in recent wars in Badakhshan province.
During distribution of this assistance, Badakhshan governor Nazar Mohammad Zekerya, advisor for executive office Mahbobullah Baharistani and Badakhshan provincial representative was present.
T. Yarzada

 

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 06:45

Development Projects Work Executed in Laghman

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Kabul (BNA)   The construction work of 77 development projects completed and put into exploitation by rural rehabilitation and development minister yesterday.
According to BNA correspondent, Prof Mujibulrahman Karimi minister of rural rehabilitation and development during inauguration of this projects said the projects include, construction of water dams’ roads, construction of retaining walls, electrification, providing drinking water which have been implemented by this ministry in center and districts of Laghman province.
He said that 300 million Afghanis were spent on these projects and hundreds of families have benefited from it.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Twenty-five armed oppositions were killed in clearing operations of police forces in Sayeedabad district, Maidan-Wardak province, said spokesman of interior ministry.
BNA reported, armed oppositions with using their hideouts harasses passengers in Kabul-Kandahar highway.
Now, the spokesman of interior ministry said, the police special contingent targeted hideouts of the insurgents and killed 25 insurgents last night.
A hideout of the Taliban was also destroyed in the operation.
Several mines, explosives and weapons of the insurgents have been demolished in the operation.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Maidan-Shaher (BNA) Four armed militants were killed in a military operation in Maidan-Wardak province late yesterday.
The militants were targeted in suburb of Chek district bazaar by security troops.
Mohibullah Sharifzai spokesman for Maidan-Wardak governor told BNA, the militants wanted to plant a mine on a main road that targeted by security troops.
The operation continues with attendance of hundreds militaries and police forces with support of air forces in Chek district and still continues.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Kandahar (BNA) Eight Taliban terrorist group were killed by security officials in Kandahar province yesterday.
The Taliban were suppressed in suburb of Maiwand district bazaar.
ANA senior commander in south of the country told BNA eight Taliban terrorists were killed in the conflict.
According to another report, security officials discovered and defused six mines from busy roads of Kandahar province and prevented from deadly incidents.
T. Yarzada

Monday December 9, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The draft of national budget for 1399 fiscal year approved by Upper House (Mishrano Jirga) and sent to Lower House (Wolesi Jirga) to approve the draft of national budget based on constitution on time.
BNA analyst commenting on the issues writes, the ministry of finance has allocated 428,380 billion Afghanis for the 1399 fiscal year’s budget that 289 billion Afghani has been allocated for the ordinary budget while the remaining 139,279 billion Afghanis has been allocated for the development budget.
From the total development budget, 63 billion Afghanis finances from domestic revenue and more than 75,8 billion Afghanis funds from donors.
Based on constitutional guideline government submits the budget proposal for next fiscal year in the first of November (Current year), approving the draft of national budget for 1399 fiscal year shows that the government done its responsibility and acted based on law.
According to reports, the copies of the draft on the hands of Parliament Members (MPs), a number of MPs called that the budget is unfair while some others saying discussion about the draft budget of 1399 fiscal year is possible after completion of definitive account of last year’s budget.
Anyway, delays in national budget approval from one side concerns government employees that don’t earn their salaries on time and the other side delays the implementation of development projects in the country.
Although, in this case the constitution is explicit that, “Whenever due to some reasons the national budget approval delays, since the new budget is approved, last year budget implements in all sectors.”
Thus, government employees with less salaries must not worry if the national budget approval delays in parliament.
In any case, experiences show that the approval of national budget is time consuming, but constitution clearly explicit that Lower House cannot delays approval of national budget more than one month.
Let’s see the lawmakers how observe the constitution of the country.
M.A.Ansari

Monday, 09 December 2019 10:52

Two Taliban Local Leaders Killed in Faryab

Monday, December 09, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Two Taliban local leaders were killed by security troops raid in Faryab province yesterday.
Mohammad Hanif Rezaee spokesman for Shaheen 209 army corps told BNA, Amanullah known Amini shadow governor of Taliban for Faryab and Zainullah known Khalid an important Taliban leader with three other insurgents were killed in Temorak village, Almar District, Faryab province.
Another Taliban insurgent has been injured in the raid, he added.
T. Yarzada

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