21 February 2019

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Wednesday February 20, 2019

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a decree appointed Waheed Omar as his senior advisor on public relations and strategic affairs here yesterday, BNA reported.
“Based on verdict 13, article 64 of the constitution, creation of the senior advisor post on public relations and strategic affairs and appointment of Waheed Omar is approved,” the decree read, adding the senior advisor could attend meetings of cabinet, national security and high economic councils. The decree tasked the advisor to draft policy and strategic communication’s lines, monitor its implementation and coordinate with the line organs.
 

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 06:14

President Ghani Receives US Gen. Votel

Wednesday February 20, 2019

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani received the United States Central Command Commander Gen. Joseph Votel at his office on Tuesday, BNA reported. During the meeting, both sides exchanged views on peace process, equipping and enforcement of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and joint fighting terrorism. “My mission’s period has come to end and my successor would be a person who understands Afghanistan’s situation and would work with the government and ANDSF as a strategic partner,” Gen. Votel said. Afterwards, appreciating US cooperation with Afghanistan in different fields and Gen. Votel services, the President said the ANDSF have become stronger and their professional and war capacities have improved. He added war on terror will continue and 40 years crisis would fundamentally end and lasting peace would restore in Afghanistan.
 

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 06:14

23 Taliban Fighters Killed in Kandahar

Wednesday February 20, 2019

KANDAHAR CITY (BNA) At least 23 anti-government militias were killed during special operation in southern Kandahar province last night.
Senior commander of Afghan national army in the south of the country told BNA correspondent, the military operation have launched to annihilate armed oppositions and ensure peace and stability in Maiwand district of the province, in which 23 Taliban militants were killed and 10 more were wounded.
Six hideouts belonged to Taliban have been destroyed with all military equipment, the source added.
M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 06:13

Drought-Affected Families Receive Wheat

Wednesday February 20, 2019

JALALABAD CITY (BNA) Wheat have been distributed to 360 drought-damaged families in eastern Nangarhar province.
Most of the families are formers that due to drought lost their agricultural products and were forced to leave their houses.
Press office of Nangarhar governor by releasing a statement reported that, each of the drought-damaged families have received 150 kgs wheat.
M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday February 20, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan national cricket team to play 9 matches with Ireland national cricket team in India.
According to BNA report, the matches include three T20 overs, five 50 overs and a One Day International match that will be started under the name of Bank Islami Cup tomorrow in Dehradon city, India.
The matches hosting by Afghanistan in India.
M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 06:12

Red Crescent Assisted Destitute Families

Wednesday February 20, 2019

AIBAK CITY (BNA) Needy, poor, displaced and widow families have been received foodstuffs in Northern Samangan province.
Mohammad Zaher Amiri head of Red Crescent in Samangan told BNA reporter, 16 tons foodstuffs have been distributed to destitute families in Hazrat Sultan district of the province.
The foodstuffs have been provided to Red Crescent office.
Las week, Red Crescent have been distributed to 23 tons foodstuffs for 235 needy families in the province.
Process of foodstuffs distribution ongoing in the province.
M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 06:11

Floods Affected Families Receive Foodstuffs

Wednesday February 20, 2019

FARAH CITY (BNA) Foodstuffs have been distributed to 150 floods affected families in western Farah province.
Abdul Qader Alham head of counter-natural disasters in Farah told BNA, the families have damaged due to floods in Pusht Koh and Qala Kah districts of the province, which the foodstuffs (flour, sugar, bean and tea) have been distributed to them.
Process of foodstuffs distribution ongoing to affected families in the province, Alham added.
M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 06:11

Resolute Support’s Drone Collapse in Farah

Wednesday February 20, 2019

FARAH CITY (BNA) An unmanned aircraft belonged to Resolute Support troops has collapsed in western Farah province the other day.
Ghasuddin district governor of Pusht Roud by confirming the news told BNA reporter, the drone has collapsed due to technical problems in Kajgeen region, Pusht Roud district of the province.
Resolute Support troops also expressed that the drone has crashed due to technical problems.
M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 06:06

Band of Abductors Arrested in Kabul City

Wednesday February 20, 2019

Kabul (BNA) A group of 6 kidnappers were arrested by National Security Directorate (NSD) personnel in Kabul city.
The band that led by Mohammad Yar have been abducted a 10-year-old boy and killed him in 12th precinct of Kabul city.
NSD press office by releasing a statement issued BNA, the arrested abductors have identified as Mohammad Yar, Rahat Gul known as Farhadi Laghmani, Safatullah, Rafiullah, Ahmadullah and Sayed Hussain.
Also, National Security Directorate personnel during an operation succeeded to detain two abductors named Habibullah and Ahmad Zia from 5th precinct of Kabul city.
The kidnappers have been abducted Gul Ahmad a cashier in Sarai Shahzadeh, Kabul city and transferred him to Jabul Saraj district, Parwan province.
The abductors have demanded a ransom from Gul Ahmad’s family that before getting the money, National Security Directorate personnel succeeded to arrest the abductors and rescued the cashier.
M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 06:05

Two Persons along with 55 Weapons Detain

Wednesday February 20, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Two persons along with 55 weapons were arrested by Afghan national police personnel in Kabul city yesterday.
Nasratullah Rahimi spokesman of ministry of interior told BNA correspondent, Afghan national police personnel by launching a special operation succeeded to detain two persons along with 39 pistols, 15 Kalashnikovs and some ammunitions in relevant areas of 13th precinct of Kabul city.
M.A.Ansari
 

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