16 October 2018

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Tuesday October 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani travelled to Parwan province to inaugurate a number of projects and held a meeting with members of the provincial council yesterday morning. According to BNA report, the provincial council members shared their problems and suggestions regarding several projects, including creation of jobs for the youth, construction of a main mosque in the city, construction of two roads, extension of electricity to districts, higher education facilities, education scholarships and others. Speaking on the occasion, President Ghani thanked the people of Parwan province for their cooperation with the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF). The President said Afghanistan’s trade with central Asian countries had increased and it had signified the importance of Parwan. President promised construction of a congregational mosque in the capital of central Parwan province while insisting on standard packaging of agricultural products for exports and their increased production in Parwan. The President said now Afghanistan was connected with India, central Asia and Europe through the air and ground, thus necessitating improved packaging and processing. According to another report, President Ghani met security and defense officials and heard reports from them about the security situation and preparations for the Oct 20 Wolesi Jirga elections. The provincial security officials briefed the President about their achievements, challenges said the security forces were in high moral and they had always frustrated enemy’s designs.

Tuesday October 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during his visit to Parwan province, inaugurated Jabal Seraj-Nejrab road.
According to BNA report, during the ceremony, congratulating the people of Parwan and Kapisa for the inauguration of the road, the President said that the inauguration of the road was very significant for the people of the two provinces and transferring their agriculture products. The President thanked the people of Parwan province for their cooperation with the country’s security and defense forces for launching successful operations in Kapisa province said the procurements work on creation of road from Bagram Crossroad to Jabal Seraj would be completed within the next one week. Road between Jabal Seraj and Nejrab with the total length of 50 kilometers, in two phases had been completed. The second phase extending from Mahmoud Raqi to Nejrab, with the length of 27.5 kilometers has earlier been inaugurated, while the first phase from Jabal Seraj to Mahmoud Raqi with the length of 22.48 kilometers inaugurated by the President on Monday.
The President also inspected the construction work process of Jabal Seraj Palace said; “I have instructed the reconstruction of the Jabal Seraj historical palace and hope the forty-year war-destroyed areas change into the people exploitable sites, when the country marks 100th Independence Anniversary of Afghanistan next year.” Work on Paghman Bagh-e-Bala building is going on and the Presidential Palace is at the final reconstruction and restoration process, he said, adding that work on Dar-ul-Aman Palace, Tajbik Palace and other monuments in Laghman and Nangarhar provinces going on. The Palaces belonged to the entire people of Afghanistan and any of them was a national park, the President hoping a special sum to be considered in the next years’ budget for restoration of the historical and cultural heritages. The President, also during his visit to Parwan province, inaugurated Barikab Industrial and Agricultural Park and called it a great step to help Afghanistan turn into a fruit and vegetable exporting country. The Industrial and Agricultural Park is built on up to 1025 acres of land and up to 65 land-plots have been distributed among the investors and 340 others ready for distribution.

Tuesday October 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Salahuddin Rabbani Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met Mr. Alexander Mantetsky Ambassador of Russian Federation in Kabul.
According to information of MoF’s spokesman press office to BNA, Mr. Mantetsky invited Mr. Rabbani to participate in the program to be held at Russian Embassy in Kabul, with regards to the training tour of a number of Afghan diplomats to Russia.
During the meeting Mr. Mantetsky also asked Mr. Rabbani to introduce a number of young Afghan diplomats to participate in the global summit of diplomats to be held at Sochi-Russia.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani met with New Zealand Ambassador in Kabul yesterday.
Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani welcomed the New Zealand Ambassador to Kabul and emphasized the strengthening of relations between the two countries.
T. Yarzada

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