22 January 2020

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Wednesday, 22 January 2020 09:01

Taliban Mine Planters Killed in Laghman Strike

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Mehtarlam (BNA) Four Taliban mine planters were killed in an air strike of security troops in Laghman last night.
The Taliban wanted to plant a mine on main road of Alinegar district, targeted air strike of security troops.
Selab army corps in east of the country with releasing a statement confirmed killing of mine planters.
Another report says, police with discovering of six mines from crowded ways of Laghman, prevented from a series of explosions.
No one has been detained in connection of failed mine planting.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 08:59

Dozens Arrested for Criminal Charges in Helmand

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Lashkargah (BNA) Dozens of men were arrested on criminal charges in Helmand.
The men have been detained in a past month during searching of vehicles by police forces from Lashkargah city and several districts of Helmand.
Zmari Haqbeen anti-criminal head of police security commandment told BNA, the men were arrested on charges rubbery, killing, and trafficking drugs.
The detainees have been referred to judicial organs, he added.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 08:58

Amusement Park to be built in Nangarhar

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) An amusement park is being built in Nangarhar.
The park will be built on eight acres of land in Daronta region, Kabul-Jalalabad highway.
Habitat’s Global Foundation will built ten million Afghanis this park.
Habiba Kaker deputy governor of Nangarhar told BNA, the park will be decorated with cascade of greenery and throats.
Several restaurants will also be built in the park.
Local officials of Nangarhar said that, construction of the park is expected to continue for eight months.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with new US embassy’s Charge d’Affaires to Afghanistan, Ross Wilson on Tuesday, BNA reported. 
During the meeting which was held at the Presidential Palace, the country’s president wished success to the new US Charge d’Affaires and emphasized for continuation of joint commitment for ensuring peace and development in Afghanistan, the agency said.
Both sides also spoke about Afghanistan economic self-sufficiency and reforms and called security and development the most important demand of the people of Afghanistan, according to the agency.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture attended a ceremony in which a contract on development of the new national museum design was signed, BNA reported the other day.
The contract was signed by Jawad Paykar, acting minister of urban development and land and representative of the engineering company of AV62, the agency said.
Hamidullah Farooqi, the president legal advisor and the Kabul University rector, Spanish ambassador to Afghanistan, and other related officials have attended the ceremony, in which, at the outset head of the AV62 complex spoke about the new design of the national museum and assured of his efforts for better work in this field, the agency added.
Meantime, the acting minister of information and Culture, Ms, Hasina Safi thanked the ministry of urban development and land for developing procurement works of the project and said the new building of museum design should be carried out in cooperation with its staffs, according to the agency.  Head of the national museum of Afghanistan also spoke about the issue and said the design of the new national museum building was expected to be completed within eight months and then the work on construction of the new national museum would be started.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive of the National Unity Government Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with the Iranian Ambassador to Afghanistan, Bahadur Aminian, a statement from his office said Tuesday.
At the meeting which was held at the Spidar Palace, both sides exchanged views on bilateral relations, regional developments and efforts for accessing peace, said the statement.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Kabul (BNA) In presence of acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi, consultative meeting to seek visions about draft policy on mass media was held yesterday.
In the meeting held with participation of a number of officials and representatives of various media, experts and media workers, participants expressed their views and suggestions in connection with draft policy on mass media.
Praising officials of various media organizations for their presence and delivering views and suggestions about the draft policy, acting minister of information and culture asserted that their visions and suggestions would be included in the policy.  Hasina Safi stressed that the delivered visions and suggestions of participants in the meeting should be also shared with the MoIC in a written way.  Meanwhile, acting minister of information and culture by briefing related to authorizations and works of High Council of Media said the council has held more than 37 meetings including extraordinary ones during the past two years, praising the council’s members for their works and efforts.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, has deeply saddened by the brutal murder of three children and their mothers by unknown armed men in Kabul and called it a tragic event, the Presidential Palace said in a statement the other day.
“How can a human commit such horrific crime to kill children and their mothers,” said the president in the statement.
The president ordered the Ministry of Interior and the National Directorate of Security (NDS) for identifying the element behind the case and introduce to the justice and judicial institutions, said the statement.
The president also instructed the related organs for providing urgent aids to the victim family, according to the statement.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has arrived in Switzerland the other day to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos a statement from the Presidential Press office said Tuesday.
According to the statement, the president who is leading a high-level government delegation, brises attending and addressing the summit, would meet with president of the hosting country and a number of the participating countries leaders and officials, according to the statement.

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 08:51

Taliban Attack Failed on Police Checkpoints

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Badakhshan (BNA) Taliban attack on police checkpoints was failed in Wordoj district, Badakhshan yesterday.
Sanaullah Rohani spokesman for Badakhshan security commandment told BNA, armed Taliban stormed on police checkpoints in outskirt of Wordoj District, their attacks was severely defeated.
Three Taliban insurgents were killed and dozens others have been injured in the clash, numerous of weapons were also seized by police forces in the clash.
T. Yarzada

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