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Monday, October 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani chaired the first Human Resources meeting at the presidential palace, urging the organs concerned to focus on education and bolstering vocational schools in the country, his office said in a statement the other day.
The president said that effort to strengthen education and higher educations would help the stability of Afghanistan, said the statement.
He said a proper way responding to the work market should be provided to help the vocational schools graduates find works, the statement added. According to him, there was a need for supervision of the education centers and universities and called relation between the educations fields a need.
The president hoped that the future generation would get access to prosperity through the country’s rich mines, roaring waters, historic relics, rare minerals, agriculture and construction, the statement continued.
The president directed the related organs to meet once a week to talk about the main infrastructural issues, particularly education and higher education and make decision based on the related officials viewpoints, the statement said.
 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) A number of members of a social association named as medical society called on Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh yesterday.
Participants in the meeting by expressing happiness over establishment of high medical council by national unity government considered it as key step towards betterment of standard service delivery in health sector.
He stressed that in consideration to perception of the people’s needs in the country and necessity of standard health services, high health council should run its tasks and responsibilities in the framework of relevant legislative documents so facility of fair access of the people would be provided to services. Members of the association considered activity of Mohammad Ali Jinah Hospital in Kabul’s west as vital for residents of the area stressed on acceleration work and completion of the hospital.
Afterwards, Second Vice President said that high medical council has recently kicked off its work by providing legislative documents and effort has been made that the relevant document would not be against other laws.
According to the second vice president, high medical council’s key task was to oversee and control work of hospitals, doctors and health services providers. He said that for further effectiveness of the council’s work, members of the council were selected from relevant organs.
Vice President also said that start of work process on Mohammad Ali Jinah Hospital located in Kabul’s west and promotion of Dasht-e-Barch 50-bed hospital would be followed by him.
 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in a session held yesterday in Mehterlam, capital city of Laghman said demands and suggestions made by local officials and the people of Laghman would be addressed.
In the session, governor of Laghman Abdul Jabar Naeemi enumerated all achievements and activities of the local government as well as challenges facing by it local government.
Afterwards, the country’s chief executive by expressing happiness over improvement of security situation and opening development and infrastructural projects in the province said that security situation in the province has considerably improved, but maintaining full security needed opportunity and further time.
Dr. Abdullah Abdullah also said that all suggestions and visions of local security and civil officials in connection with maintaining better security in the province would be discussed and reviewed in the country’s national Security Council.
He said that attention to local police, increasing of police forces and supplying and equipping ANA forces were the most significant suggestions in maintaining security and necessary executions would be carried out in this regard.
It is said that the country’s chief executive is in Mehterlam to review and analyze situation in the province where he was accompanied by a number of cabinet ministers, deputy of some government institutions, representatives of people in national assembly and advisors to chief executive.
It is determined that the country’s chief executive is going to open a number development projects in the province.
 

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Kabul (BNA) In a meeting with central zone elders and influential figures as well as his advisors, Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah said US new strategy would suppress those armed groups that don’t join peace process, CE office said in a statement. 
CE Abdullah clarified that pressure on Pakistan, suppressing armed insurgents and not declaring foreign forces’ withdrawal timetable are among the US new strategy important points before Afghanistan, according to the statement.
Calling the US new strategy a historical achievement, Dr, Abdullah said hereafter, those insurgent groups that refuse to join peace process would be firmly fought, the statement added.
Welcoming the US new strategy, the participants shared security problems of their provinces and said they expected that implementation of the US new strategy would help security get improved throughout the country, the statement continued.
Furthermore, the problems of central zone provinces in different fields particularly lack of teachers, adduction, development projects, reconstruction and health were also discussed.
After hearing the participants’ view and suggestions, Dr. Abdullah said the government of national unity in cooperation with international community would suppress those armed groups that refuse to join peace talks.
In connection with participants’ demands, CE said the government would do its best to address their problems.
 

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