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Saturday, March 17, 2012

Kabul (BNA) in a general session chaired by Abdul Zahir Qadir, first deputy speaker of Wolisi Jirga, an appreciation sheet of the Jirga was gifted to Qari Ahmad Rashad Mamozai, who got the first position among 57 Islamic countries in international competitions.  The session while appreciating Qari Momozai asked for cash rewards and distribution of a plot by Kabul municipality.  In the session an MP gifted him a plot from his own private budget.  Reminding of 24th uprising of Herat people, in the session the first deputy speaker read out a message of the Jirga on the occasion of the historic day.  In the session, the draft of structure and capabilities law for judicial and the courts capabilities law were introduced to Common House by Afghan justice minister Habibullah Ghalib and the government minister for parliamentary affairs Hamayoun Azizi.  The draft provided in nine chapters and 110 articles includes relevant issues of courts and judicial.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Kabul (BNA) Second Vice President, Mohammad Karim Khalili lauded Turkey as a typical among the Islamic countries for its playing a significant role in creating relation between the current developing values and those of the high Islamic demands.  A meeting held between the second vice president and the Turkish ambassador, Oze Turk to Kabul, both sides emphasized on the relation between the two countries, as the ambassador said Afghanistan enjoys a special position for his country and his country would remain alongside Afghanistan forever.  The Turkish ambassador also called peace process a need for restoring permanent peace and stability in the war torn country.  The second vice president once again lauded the cooperation of Turkey and called it effective in construction and rehabilitation of the country continuing that the Turkish country was from those typical Islamic countries playing significant role in connecting the modern and advancing standard with those of high Islamic values.  He hoped the relations in diplomatic, social, economic, cultural and trade to be expanded between the two Muslim nations.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Kabul (BNA) US President, Barack Obama congratulated president Karzai and his family for his new born girl, after then, some key issue had also been discussed between the two leaders, a statement said.  Both sides renewed their Lisbon conference commitment on security transition from the international troops to the Afghan forces by the end of 2014.  The two leaders also discussed creating a powerful Afghan security force, enforcement of the national sovereignty as well as the responsibility of the international forces to adopt supportive charge of the Afghan forces to fully take security of their country by their in 2013.  A memorandum of cooperation was also discussed to be set during the upcoming negotiations to remove the concerns on the nighttime operation and house searches.  Concerns of the Afghan president on presence of the foreign forces in the villages of Afghanistan would also be removed, both sides assured.  Obama also said he was waiting for arrival of President Karzai in the NATO member countries in the upcoming May Chicago conference, at the threshold of which the two leaders would discuss the next phase of security transition along with the NATO and ISAF.  The two countries leaders also vowed to stage close contact with each other.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Kabul (BNA) President Karzai in a meeting with the US defense Secretary, Leon Panetta asked for soon withdrawal of the foreign forces from the villages of Afghanistan and restore in their main military bases, as according to him, the security forces of the country had found capability to take security of their areas by their own.  In a meeting held in the presidential palace, both sides talked on continuing cooperation between the two countries and transition of security responsibility from the international forces to the Afghan led in 2013 instead of 2014.  Meanwhile, the US defense secretary said that he on behalf of the US government and people deeply expresses sympathies over the incident took place in the Zangabad village, Panjwayee district of southern Kandahar province in which more than one dozen civilians had been killed and wounded and assured for soon successful transition of the security process for responsibility from the international troops to the Afghan forces.  president Karzai also reiterated for quick stoppage of such an incident as there had been many such harrowing incidents been taken place in the country accompanying only by the foreign forces apology.  “Happening of such incidents had intensely damaged the relations between the two countries”, Karzai emphasized adding that such irksome incident should never be repeated in the future.  The trust between the Afghan people and the foreign forces had critically slapped  and it should be returned, he emphasized adding that the goal would be approached while the foreign forces pays full regard to the Afghan religion, tradition and may not allow their troops to enter the houses of the Afghans.  “They should completely focus on cooperation with reconstruction process in the country”, Karzai added asking for launching full investigation into the Panjwayee district incident and bringing the culprits to justice.  At the end, the US Panetta assured for soon brining the culprits to justice after full investigation into the incident.