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Tuesday, 22 January 2019 06:27

Three Terrorist Networks Smashed in Kandahar

Tuesday January 22, 2019

KANDAHAR CITY (BNA) Three terrorist networks have demolished during a series of military operations led by National Directorate Security (NDS) personnel in eastern Kandahar province.
According to reports, the terrorist networks since long time were involved in terrorist and destructive activities on military and civil installations include schools, hospitals, assassination local officials and tribal elders, planning roadside mines and collecting money from local people in various parts of Kandahar province.
Press office of Kandahar governor by releasing a statement told, 30 members of the terrorist networks were arrested during military operations conducted by NDS personnel in vicinities of Kandahar city and districts of the province.
The members of the terrorists’ networks recently had plan to organize a series of destructive activities on military and civil installations in Kandahar province, the statement added. 
In primary investigations the terrorists confessed to that they ordered by a circle in Pakistan to carry out terrorist and destructive activities in Kandahar province.
Several heavy and light weapons and amount of ammunitions have been discovered and seized from them.
M.A.Ansari
 

Tuesday January 22, 2019

SAR-E-PUL CITY (BNA) The construction works of seven infrastructural projects has started in center and two district of Sar-e-Pul province.
Abdul Ghafour Sar-e-Puli head of education department told BNA reporter, the projects include the construction of administrative building for education department, administrative building for education management in Sancharak district and construction of five school buildings in center and Balkhab district of the province.
The projects would be costed 100,000 million Afghani funded from development budget of ministry of education, Sar-e-Puli added.
The construction of the projects will be completed within the next six months, Sar-e-Puli underlined.
M.A.Ansari
 

Tuesday January 22, 2019

AIBAK CITY (BNA) The construction works of 16 water supply projects has been completed and put into exploitation in northern Samangan province.
Eng. Abdul Rab Hakimi head of rural rehabilitation and development department in Samangan told BNA correspondent, the projects include the construction of water wells, water supply networks and water dams that implemented during the current year in relevant areas of Aibak city the provincial capital of the province and districts of the province.
The projects has been constructed with a cost of 32 million Afghani, which provided drinking water to 3500 families, Hakimi added.
The construction works of several other projects ongoing in the province, Hakimi concluded.
M.A.Ansari
 

Monday, 21 January 2019 11:39

Commentary

Monday, January 21, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Pakistani authorities have committed to US foreign ministry envoy that they will cooperate peace process in Afghanistan and strengthen this process.
BNA commenting in the process writes Zulmay Khalilzad US special envoy for Afghanistan has started the new phase of his tour in to the countries of the region. He after talking with Afghan authorities on Thursday in Kabul arrive
d Islamabad the capital of Pakistan and held talks with Omeran Khan the prime minister and Shah Mahmood Quraishi the foreign minister of that country.
Quraishi ensured Khalilzad once again ensured that Pakistan will closely cooperate, US in settling Afghan problem and strengthening peace talks.
Khalilzad’s visit to the region is accompanied with new political developments. Earlier to him Omer Daweedzai the special envoy of the country’s had a visit to Pakistan to attend a regional gathering. In his return he pointed out that there have been great changes in politicians and spirituals leaders of Pakistan. They are ready for cooperation with Afghan government in strengthening peace process with Afghan government.  As Maulana Fazlul Rahman the serious supporter of Taliban in Pakistan, changing his position said that Afghan war was not jihad and Mullah Abdul Manan Nayazy  a leader of breakaway section of Taliban supported holding direct talks with Afghan government.
All these facts indicate that peace process in Afghanistan is accompanied with positive developments but should not too encourage for the process.
There is no doubt that the main player in Afghan dispute is Pakistan and this country can help and cooperate in process of peace in Afghanistan. Although, Pakistan has expressed its support for ensuring peace and stability in Afghanistan, but not cooperated honestly so far, to achieved US and Afghanistan satisfaction in that regard.
While Afghanistan has still remained a security challenged for the region but the continuation of this problem is not only a problem for Afghanistan but is a problem and more expensive for other countries of the region and unfortunately passing each day, a new player enters Afghan problem.
Among them, Pakistan is seeking to take more privileges from America.
Pakistan using Afghan problem as a means, wants to receive assistance and in regional issues such as Kashmir issue and not be an isolated country anymore.
If Pakistan achieves its regional objective in the region, it supports peace process in Afghanistan. While Afghan people insist that Afghan people insist that Afghan problem should not be used as a means for dealing.
The foreigners including America, Pakistan, Russia or Iran should accelerate peace process in Afghanistan, the other issues are depending to Afghans to settle according to their own interests and will.
However the countries of the region and international countries are strongly believer that military victory in Afghanistan is impossible, just can achieve peace in the country through political agreement that integrate Taliban to political system of the country.  But all parts believe that the process of peace should be continued under the leadership of Afghans, because Afghans directly take benefit from peace in Afghanistan, other countries should work as facilitators of the process.
It would be better the foreigners to hold for settling Afghan people and avoid all political games and competition in the issue. 
 

Monday January 21, 2019

MAIDAN SHAR (Xinhua) -- At least 18 people were killed and 27 others wounded after a Taliban car bomb explosion hit an Afghan Special Forces' station in Maidan Shar, capital of eastern Wardak province on Monday, a local official said. 
"About 18 killed and 27 injured, mostly military personnel, were admitted into a main public health hospital in Maidan Shar following Monday morning's blast. And some injured were shifted to the national capital of Kabul for intensive care treatment," Director of the provincial health department Mohammad Salim Asghar told Xinhua.
The explosion occurred roughly at 7:40 a.m. local time when one militant rammed an explosive-packed hijacked military vehicle into the facility about two km away from city, destroying the gate and a nearby main building, a security source told Xinhua.
"Four militants were involved in the attack. One was killed in a car bomb blast and three other Taliban gunmen were shot dead by security forces after the blast," he said.
The blast caused a plume of gray smoke to rise above the scene.
The Taliban militant group claimed responsibility for the attack shortly after the blast.
Zabiullah Mujahid, a purported Taliban spokesman, told local media that a militant of insurgents' fighters stormed a security force's base with a car bomb and the huge blast was immediately followed by an assault by a second group of the armed militants.
Taliban militants, who ruled the country before being ousted in late 2001, renewed armed insurgency, killing government troops as well as civilians.
On Sunday, eight Afghan security force members were killed and several others wounded after a Taliban suicide car bomb struck a provincial governor motorcade in neighboring Logar province.
 

Monday, 21 January 2019 07:16

Armed Oppositions Killed Across The Country

Monday, January 21, 2019

Kabul (BNA) The security and defense forces in the last 24 hours conducting nine joint clearing operations on insurgents’ strongholds in various parts of the country killed 19 armed oppositions and wounded 10 others.
National defense ministry press office reported BNA, the operations with support of air forces were launched in Kapisa, Paktia, Kandahar, Herat, Badghis, Faryab, Balkh and Helmand provinces.
Three strongholds of the insurgents and a mortar mine have been destroyed in the operations.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, January 21, 2019

ZARANJ (BNA) Solar electricity projects has been completed and put into exploitation for Haji Abdul Rahim Gargej region, Kang district of Nimroz province. 
Eng. Farid Azam head of rural rehabilitation and development department in Nimroz told BNA correspondent, the project has been implemented with a sum of over 1.4 million Afghani funded from citizens’ charter national program of ministry of rural rehabilitation and development within the past 8 month.  By implementing of the project 30 families benefited from electric light, Azam added.
 

Monday, January 21, 2019

MAIMANA (BNA) Seven Taliban terrorist were killed by police in Faryab province yesterday.
Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, the clash took place in Arkek village, Qaisar district, Faryab province, in which seven Taliban were killed and 11 others were seriously injured.
The source added, Taliban bodies remained with their weapons on the battlefield and the rest of them fled.
Another report says, three armed Taliban were killed in a conflict by police forces in Sar-e-Pul province.
Abdul Qader Ashna governor of Sar-e-Pul told BNA, scores of Taliban wanted to enter in Sar-e-Pul province for terrorist activities, were faced with ambush of Afghan security forces, in which three Taliban were killed and five others have been hurt.
According to Ashna, 2 Kalashnikovs, and two motorbikes of Taliban were seized by police in the clash.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, January 21, 2019

MAIMANA (BNA) Foodstuffs distributed for hundreds displaced families due to insecurity in Faryab province.
According to BNA correspondent, the assistance included flour, rice, ghee and other foodstuffs were distributed by Afghan Red Crescent Society of Faryab to the families in Almar, Qaisar and Kohistan districts.
The assistance continues to internally displaced families in that province.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, 21 January 2019 06:25

Nawruz Celebration Commission Holds Meeting

Monday, January 21, 2019

KABUL (BNA) Presided over by Deputy Minister of Information and Culture on Cultural and Art Affairs, Prof. Mohammad Rasul Bawary, Nawruz Celebration Commission held meeting on Sunday, BNA reported.
According to the agency, Prof. Bawary briefed about historical background of Nawruz festival and asked the commission not to link Nawruz to other issues.
At the end, the participants discussed issues related to the agenda and decisions taken on all of them.
 

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