21 August 2017

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Sunday August 13, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Minister of Foreign Affairs Salahuddin Rabbani met with the outgoing ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden to Kabul Anders Sjöberg on Saturday, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.
At the outset, Foreign Minister Rabbani appreciated Mr. Sjöberg’s achievements in regard with enhancing relations between Afghanistan and Sweden, the agency added. Minister Rabbani also thanked Sweden’s cooperation with Afghanistan in terms of ensuring security, reconstruction process, education and women empowerment.
Afterward, the Swedish outgoing ambassador assured of his country’s continued cooperation in security and development sectors and wished to see a prosperous Afghanistan in near future.
 

Sunday August 13, 2017

Kabul (BNA) In a ceremony held at the ministry of economy, second vice president, Sarwar Danesh officially introduced Mostafa Mastour as acting minister of economy, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.
Thanking Abdul Sattar Murad, former minister of economy for his services and efforts, VP Danesh congratulated appointment of Mostafa Mastour to him, the ministry’s leadership board and its all staffs, the agency further said.
Second vice president while praying to recent incidents’ martyrs, briefed the ceremony about political and security issues and the government of national unity’s view in the respect, BNA added.
He stressed that the people of Afghanistan should have realized they get killed on charge of supporting the government and their assets are cruelly looted, the agency continued.
He asked all the Afghan people to get unified against the enemies and take part in ensuring security alongside the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF).
 

Sunday August 13, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met Friday evening with a number of residents of Takhar’s Chahaab district.
In the meeting, residents of the district by briefing related to recent incidents in the district asked the country’s chief executive to take measure in connection with ending clashes and violence in the district.
Chief executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah promised residents of Chahaab district that violence and clashes in the district would be soon ended.
The country’s chief executive said that perpetrators of recent violence would be introduced to justice. Previously, national unity government has dispatched a delegation to the district in order to review incidents. The delegation shared its report related to the incidents in the district with leaders of NUG a couple of days ago.
 

Sunday August 13, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Addressing a gathering to commemorate International Youth Day, President Ghani said youth should not be misused by any movement or party, the Presidential Palace said in a statement.
According to the statement, the president expressed concerns regarding the misuse of the country’s youths to spark tensions among the people.
President Ghani said questions should be asked from those involved in sparking divisions among the people and the interests they gained over a period of last forty years, the statement added.
He called on the youths of the country to step up efforts to eliminate the discrimination and corruption in a bid to specify and ascertain their future.
Addressing the youth, the president said, “You are not a tree to be moved by a wind, you are the future builders of this country.” The president also stressed that the government would provide further ground for youths’ job opportunities.
The president also said the government has also stepped up efforts to create more works and employment opportunities for the youths as he called for the unity among the people.
During the gathering, Deputy Minister of Information and Culture, Dr. Kamal Sadat briefed about his programs and works for young generation of the country. He pointed out that further attention of the government would result in youths’ improvement in different fields.
 

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