10 December 2019

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Tuesday December 3, 2019
MAHTARLAM CITY (BNA) A civilian lost his life and three others were wounded following Taliban mortar attack on a residential area in eastern Laghman province last night.
Top commander of Afghan national army in the east of the country told BNA reporter, the incident took place in Alishing district of Laghman province, as a result a civilian lost his life and three others were injured.
Meanwhile, doctors in a health center in Laghman claimed that the health conditions of two injured are not satisfactory.
It is mentionable that, since two weeks military operation has started for suppressing anti-government militias and ensuring peace and stability in various parts of Alishing district of the province.

Tuesday December 3, 2019
ASADABAD CITY (BNA) While military operation ongoing in Asmar-Ghazi Abad highway, eastern Kunar province, most parts of the highway have been cleared from existence of anti-government militias.
The military operation has started 20 days ago by participation of hundreds Afghan national army and Afghan national police personnel with coordination of Afghan air forces and continuing until now.
Press office Sylab army corps by releasing a statement issued BNA, most parts of Asmar-Ghazi Abad highway have been cleared from being of Taliban fighters.
The military operation will be continued as long as the highway completely clean-up from being of armed oppositions, the statement added.
From beginning of the military operation dozens insurgents were killed and numerous were wounded.

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 08:12

Taliban Killed in Their Own Mine Blast

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Lashkargah (BNA) Two Taliban insurgents were killed in their own mine blast in Helmand province.
The insurgents wanted to plant a mine in a main road in Nahersaraj District, the mine exploded and killed them.
ANA senior commander in south of the country confirmed the event said, with plating of the mine, Taliban wanted to organize a deadly events on civilians, but not succeeded to their evil goals.
It is sand that no casualties sustained to civilians in the event.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Paroon (BNA) Eight Taliban militants were killed in clash of border police officials in Nooristan province.
The militants were suppressed in Kamdish district last night near Durand Line.
According to reports, Taliban recently entered from other side of Durand Line to Nooristan province and planned to attack on police checkpoint, that targeted by border police officials.
Military senior commander in east of the country told BNA, eight militants were killed in the clash.
Another report says, police of Nooristan province discovered and defused ten mines from crowded roads of that province and prevented from a series of blasts.
No one has been detained in connection of the mine planting.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 06:48

Taliban Attack Failed in Faryab

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Maimana (BNA) Seven Taliban terrorists were killed in a clash by security troops in Faryab province yesterday.
Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, the clash occurred in Belcheragh district, Faryab after attack of Taliban on a police checkpoint, as a result of the resistance of security forces, seven Taliban were killed.
In the clash, four other terrorists were injured and quantity of weapons were seized by security forces.
It is mentionable that two policemen were also injured in the conflict.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with deputy ministers of defense and interior reviewed overall plan of security organs’ financial management to save in expenses and prevent from losing the resources.
In the meeting held yesterday of Presidential Palace, the country’s President while hearing the saving report of the budget of MoI and MoD for 2020 fiscal year said unprecedented saving in expenses of the country’s security and defense organs particularly in fuel, meal and unnecessary equipment and contracts have occurred, stressing on providing a standard financial system to effectively follow the expenses.
President Ghani asserted that the plan for the budget and saving has been prepared based on goals of the respective organs, stressing that further attention should be paid to prevention of losing resources and fighting corruption in the respective organs.
Poi9nting to structures inflation in the country’s defense and security organs, the country’s President instructed to officials of the respective organs to review the organs’ structures and prevent inflation.
President Ghani also said that an overall assessment should be done from all military bases, equipment and vehicles in districts level to find a clear image in this regard, adding that shortcomings and need should be clarified based on the assessment.
The country’s President stressed on protection and maintenance of military bases, equipment and vehicles and instructed relevant officials to prepare a regular plan and program for the protection and maintenance of bases, equipment and vehicles of the country’s ANDSF.

Tuesday December 3, 2019
JALALABAD CITY (BNA) Dozens members of ISIS-K along with their wives and children have been surrendered to Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel in eastern Nangarhar province.
According to released figure, over 1000 fighters of ISIS-K with their family’s members have been surrendered to government in the province.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor told BNA reporter, recently 49 fighters of ISIS-K group including Pakistani nationals along with 21 women and 43 children have joined to Afghan security forces.
The ISIS-K members also delivered 35 weapons type of Kalashnikovs, Khogyani added.
By increasing air and ground raids on ISIS-K terrorist group in Nangarhar, the group heavy have been defended.

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Afghanistan Gagan Pulasthi Bulathsinghala thanked him for his hard work in expansion of bilateral relations between the two countries, a statement for the Presidential Palace said Monday.
The statement said the ambassador, during his mission in Afghanistan, worked for the expansion of political, economic and cultural relations between the two countries, and quoted the country’s president to have appraised him.
Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan Ambassador Gagan Pulasthi Bulathsinghala expressed pleasure during his mission in Afghanistan and praised the country’s president efforts towards restoration of peace and security in Afghanistan, the statement said.  “Sri Lanka has experienced the black period of war and now is with peaceful atmosphere,” said the statement quoting the ambassador.
President Ghani said peace was the priority of his government and the desire of the people of Afghanistan and to reach a lasting peace his government would use the successful experiences of the world countries, particularly Sri Lanka, the statement said.

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) has held a program titled ‘Appreciation from Persons with Disabilities’.
In the program, deputy minister of art and culture for information and culture Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawary spoke related to causes of disabilities in the country and said the continued violence and war was the only cause of disabilities in the country.
“Disability should be introduced and persons with disabilities should be dealt with different aspects,” Prof. Bawary said, adding that a number of people have left battlefield to defend the people and country, but some died and some become disable.
Prof. Bawary further said that they should be praised and dealt with kindness, adding that persons with disabilities should be cooperated in society.
Afterwards, Omara Khan, senior advisor to President on persons with disabilities, also spoke related to situation of persons with disabilities in society as well as the commitment of the government to these people.
Head of human resources for information and culture Ahmad Zia Anwari then spoke related to the regulation plan for appointment of persons with disabilities in government institutions.
At the end of the program, Prof. Bawary granted letters of appreciation for a number of persons with disabilities.
Based on reports, there are more than 1 million persons with disabilities in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 06:43

CMs Discusses Issues on Agenda

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  Chaired by Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the council of ministers held a meeting discussing various agenda including integration of private religious schools or madrasas into the government-run ones all over the country, a statement from the CE office said Monday.
Security officials attending the meeting shared reports about allover security situation including Daesh defeat in the country’s east.
Over 300 enemy elements have been killed and 114 others wounded following the recently launched military operations, the report said.
The Deputy Chief Executive also proposed that the private madrassas should be changed into official religious schools, with the CE Dr. Abdullah instructed for holding joint seminars by the Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Hajj and Islamic Affairs and Ministry of Education, said the statement.
According to the source, the Council of Ministers also approved what the deputy to CE presented for the establishment of Madrassas’ Union and conducting countrywide seminars, beside registration of private religious schools.
Other agenda including transferring Ainak Copper Menes’s ancient relics and providing a proper place for their preservation as well as the challenges facing the technical projects of the Ministry of Water and Power relating to the Shah-o-Aros Dam.
The CMs meeting instructed the related organs for holding a technical meeting to discuss and meet the problems, said the statement.

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