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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met yesterday with Tadamichi Yamamoto, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), at Sapidar Palace.
In the meeting, the UN special representative for Afghanistan by welcoming the inauguration of voter registration process based on new reforms and considered it as key step towards holding a transparent elections in Afghanistan.
Yamamoto also assured of the UNAMA’s cooperation in elections process and considered holding the elections as step towards maintaining stability in the country.
Praising the UN for cooperation in opening of voter registration process, Chief Executive considered the start of registration based on new reforms and citizenship Tazkira as key step towards transparency and stressed on NUG commitment to holding the elections.
The UN special representative for Afghanistan also briefed related to Geneva Meeting on Afghanistan. The country’s Chief Executive welcomed holding the meeting and promised that Afghanistan government would cooperate in this regard. It is worth mentioning that latest political and security situation and peace process will be discussed in the meeting

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with a number of elders from Herat, Badghi, Jauzjan and Faryab provinces said he would do his best to tackle water shortage and animal husbandry problems, according to a statement from the Presidential Palace said Tuesday.
The president, after hearing the elders shared problems about lack of water and other fields, said that he had instructed the ministry of agriculture and livestock to address problems related to water shortage and other problems related to the livestock owners.
He said he would discuss issues related to the strengthening of raising livestock in the country with the Turkmenistan President as soon as possible, the statement added.
“At least 11 months needed to discuss and finalize issues related to the ranches and pastures and that the country’s livestock owners have to share their experiences in this field,” said the president as quoted in the statement.
The president also instructed the security and defense organs to purchase livestock with reasonable prices and lodge it into their routine menu so that the livestock owners not face financial loss, the statement added.
He also instructed the ministries of education and public health to help tackle the Kochis health and education problems in different provinces of the country and people in the remote provinces should be included in the ID (Tazkera) distribution process, by the population registration admin and Central Statistics Office, the statement said.

Wednesday, April 18,2019

Kabul (BNA)  President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, in a meeting with a number of martyr’s families of the war-affected of Mirza Olang district of northern Sar-e-Pul province said that they would receive up to 49 Hajj quotas alongside distribution of residential plots for them, a statement from the Presidential Palace said Tuesday.
The president called the Mirza Olang deadly incident a crime against human and that he had raised their voice to the UN assembly and that special plans had been made to tighten security of the country’s northern provinces, the statement quoted.
The land distribution admin was also directed to consider distribution of lands for the war-victims households, as well as the ministry of higher education was tasked to provide education for the youths failed to continue their educations, according to the statement.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Minister of Foreign Affairs Salahuddin Rabbani met Imam Ali Rahman president of Tajikistan here the other day, the MoFA said in a statement.
Minister of Foreign Affairs praised Tajikistan’s role in RECA meeting, Istanbul Process, and Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan and emphasized on neighboring country’s important role in the region.
Hinting to importance of counternarcotic and counterterrorism, Tajik president asked for national and international consensus to fight the above two problems, the statements said.
Talking on bilateral cultural and education cooperation, Minister Rabbani asked Tajikistan side to provide master’s degree and PhD scholarships for Afghan academic institutions, the MoFA statement added.
Both sides also discussed political, economic, cultural and social cooperation, the statement concluded.

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