21 April 2019

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Monday April 15, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with permanent representative of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Huseyin Avni Botsali at the Sapidar Palace on Sunday.
According to BNA report, both sides exchanged views on peace talks the country’s ongoing situation. OIC permanence representative presented a report on his activities and assured of his organization’s continued cooperation with Afghanistan. He added OIC is making effort to enhance cooperation with Afghanistan. Appreciating OIC permanent representative’s cooperation and activities, CE Abdullah called the organization’s role important, adding it can cooperation with Afghanistan in ensuring peace.

Monday April 15, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chaired by President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani a meeting of the High Urban Development Council (HUDC) approved the dwelling policy, BNA reported. After comprehensive discussion, the policy, the main aid of which was to create opportunity for providing appropriate dwelling rights for the citizens, changing the dwelling sector into one of the national economic growth machines, increase employment in this field, was approved by the meeting. The President said the policy needed more clearance in order to bring a joint understanding between the individuals and the stakeholders to pave the way for the accommodative plan. The President also said in order to standardize the design and investment in the universities’ buildings design.
He instructed the ministry of lands and housing to hold a joint seminar with the participation of the experts, particularly mayors. The meeting also approved in principle the offer of the ministry of lands and housing on effective use of the government owned lands and properties and the President thanked the related in-charges in this field, said the bidding process should be made clear to avoid the contradiction of interests and the conditions of contracts’ termination and the responsibility of the maintenance of the government properties should be lodged in the procedure. The President also instructed the minister of lands and housing to jointly work on the 21 typical projects, in coordination with the minister of commerce and industry, acting minister of finance, head of national procurement statistic office. Other issue have also been discussed at the meeting, with needed resolves have been made.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Second Vice-President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh chaired the Laws Committee meeting, in which the legislative plan of the current solar year, was approved, a statement from the VP office said the other day.
At the meeting the minister of justice shared his ministry’s report about the legislative plan of the current year and the implemented plan of the past year with the meeting participants and said 46 legislative documents, consisting 14 laws, 30 regulations and 2 statutes, which are included in the government legislative plan of this year, according to the statement.
They country’s vice-president and the head of the Legislation Committee, Sarwar Danesh said the general policy was the legislative documents, based on the priorities of the government offices, the legislative draft which is committed between the government of Afghanistan and the international community and some of its issues, considering the urgency of the related offices would be included in the legislative plan, said the statement.
The laws committee also approved and added nearly 30 legislative documents, a part from the justice ministry’s offered plan, considering the priority of the government offices or those of the government’s commitment to the international conventions, the statement added.
Other issues related to agenda have also been discussed by the related organs and approved at the meeting of the laws committee, the statement added.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib met Egyptian Ambassador to Kabul Hany Salah here in his office yesterday, a statement said.
Egyptian Ambassador said his country was ready to support Afghanistan in areas of security, higher education, Islamic and cultural spheres as well as in war on terror, the statement from press office of the NSA said.
Both sides discussed fight against extremism in Afghanistan with Egyptian ambassador reiterating his country’s continued support to Afghanistan, the statement said.
Calling Egypt’s role key in decreasing violence and extremism in the country, NSA Mohib praised the country’s cooperation in areas of education and training of the Afghan youth, the statement concluded as saying.

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