21 September 2018

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Tuesday September 11, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during separate meetings at the Gul Khana Palace, accepted credential of the German, Danish and Norwegian ambassadors.
According to BNA report, congratulating them for their new jobs as ambassadors to his country, the President called these countries good partners of Afghanistan. Some key issues related to agenda including economic, security, peace and stability, education, elections joint war on terror and corruption have been discussed between President and ambassadors. The said countries ambassadors assured the President of their efforts to cooperate in various fields with Afghanistan and said effective steps would be taken for strengthening of mutual relations.
 

Tuesday September 11, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with the British Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Gareth Bailey at the Presidential Palace on Sunday.
According to BNA report, the two sides held talks on some key issues of mutual interest as well as the regional issues. British envoy Bailey conveyed the best wishes of the United Kingdom to Afghanistan and the Afghan nation. The two sides also discussed peace process and security, joint fight against terrorism, peace talks with Pakistan and steps to further strengthen the bilateral ties between the two nations.
 

Monday, September 10, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and some members of the Jamiat-e-Islami Afghanistan (JIA), has marked the Martyrs Week in a different manner by donating blood to the injured of recent terrorist attacks in the country.
Ahmad Shah Massoud’s elder son Ahmad Massoud, former Defense Minister Bismillah Mohammadi, former Interior Minister Taj Mohammad Jahid, former Spy Chief Amrullah Saleh and other senior JIA members donated their blood.  The blood donation idea was generated and facilitated by the Ahmad Shah Masoud Foundation.
The blood donators have asked the people and supporters of Ahmad Shah Massoud to give their blood to the injured of recent attacks a security forces to honor the martyr’s week and prevent it from shedding.
Referring the donation of blood to the injured of recent incidents, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah said while remembering the moral character of Ahmad Shah Massoud the activities that could harm the masses should be avoided.
He added every simple donation and charity that an ordinary Afghan could do it, it would be the donation of blood to the injured of the recent attacks.  He added commemorating the martyrdom of Ahmad Shah Massoud was meant by the recalling of all martyrs of the country.
 

Monday, September 10, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Participants of the Afghanistan Pakistan Track-II dialogue have supported parliamentary elections in the country, set for October this year.
The support was promised in a declaration issued at the end of the three-day dialogue, attended by officials from the two countries and journalists, in Islamabad on Saturday.
“We recommended that Pakistani media channels should be issued visas to travel to Afghanistan for coverage of Afghan parliamentary elections in October 2018,” the declaration said.
While stressing bilateral engagement to facilitate peace and security, the declaration urged effective operationalization of the Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS).
The participants called for focus on the humanitarian dimension of the bilateral relationship to end violence for the dignified return of Afghan refugees to their homeland.
Kabul and Islamabad were asked to overcome hurdles to trade by expanding economic links and trade cooperation.
The delegation from Afghanistan included Adviser to the Office of Chief Executive Officer on Trade Mozammil Shinwari, Member of Parliament Khalid Pashtoon, former minister of rural rehabilitation and development Jarullah Mansoori, former deputy minister of state for parliamentary affairs Sayed Qutbuddin Roydar, former Nangarhar governor Saleem Khan Kunduzi, Representative to Chief Executive Faridoon Sikander, Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industries (PAJCCI) Vice President Mohammad Younus Mohmand and senior journalist from National TV of Afghanistan Aneesur Rahman Shinwari.
Meanwhile Members from Pakistan included Senator Sherry Rehman, MNA Shazia Marri, Federal Tax Ombudsman Dr Shoaib Suddle, Lt Gen® Asif Yasin Malik, former ambassador Mohammad Sadiq, former ambassador Seema Ilahi Baloch, former ambassador Mian Sanaullah, Pakistan-Afghanistan joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) Executive Director Secretary General Faiza and journalists, including Zahid Hussain, Muhammad Tahir Khan, Rehman Azhar and Hasan Khan.
 

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