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Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Chaired by First Vice President, Marshal Mohammad Qaseem Faheem, the regulations committee for the council of ministers held session in the council of ministers palace discussing the drafts and presentations, his office said. 
To begin with, the new proposal regulations and rules, Afghanistan’s tripartite rules of criminal execution, formation of  authority of the Afghanistan attorney office and the rule for the counter corruption had been discussed and confirmed by the committee members and were said to be sent to the council of minister for ratification. 
The vice president told those of the participants that the protection of the people life and keeping the society sound was the responsibility of the government and should clearly be reflected in their rules. 
Faheem went on as saying that the entire government references including the ministry of health and other related organs were responsible to offer better health services and protect the people life and help the government be able to provide the people with enough health facilities.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Marshal Mohammad Qaseem Fahim First Vice-President chaired the plenary session of the council of ministers held yesterday at presidential palace. 
Initially minister of foreign affairs informed the session on the results of president Karzais visit to Turkmenistan, France, Italy and Britain. 
President Hamid Karzai left Kabul for Turkmenistan on 5th of Dalw (25 January 2012) for meeting with Qurban Quli Mohammadov, president of Turkmenistan. 
They discussed implementation of the great international project for transfer of gas from Turkmenistan via Afghanistan to Pakistan and India and the railway line and transmission line electricity to Afghanistan. 
The president also singed the long-term agreement with Italy on January 26, 2012 with prime minister of Italy in Rome; capital of Italy and with signing of this agreement Italy has committed to continue long term economic cooperation with Afghanistan after 2014. 
Meanwhile, a friendship and cooperation agreement between Afghanistan and France was signed on 27 of January 2012 by president Karzai and President Nicolas Sarkozy of France in Paris, capital of France on the basis of which the French government will continue its long term cooperation in education, health, and culture with Afghanistan. 
The long-term strategic cooperation agreement between Afghanistan and Britain was signed on 28th of January 2012 between president Hamid Karzai and David Cameron prime minister of Britain in London, on the basis of which Britain will continue its long term cooperation with Afghanistan in security, good governance, role of law, economic development, social and cultural spheres. 
The CM while confirming the results of president Karzai’s visits to the four countries considered conclusion of treaties in accord with the resolutions of the Traditional Loya Jirgah and to the interest of the people of Afghanistan, and advised the foreign ministry to undertake accomplishing of its procedures. 
Also, the minister of justice presented the law on international conventions and addition of phrase 11 in article 41 of the labor law. 
The CM advised the justice minister as per the provision of article 121 of Constitution the law on international conventions is reviewed and presented its revised copy to the coming session of the CM. 
The CM also confirmed addition of phrase 11 into Article 41 of the labor law and instructed the justice ministry to refer the law to the parliament for adoption. 
The ministry of labor and social affair, martyrs and disabled proposed naming of 6 days and three weeks under separate titles for the calendar of the country. 
The CM advised the ministers of information and culture, education and Hajj and Endowment and the general administration affairs to review this proposal and inform the CM on their viewpoints. 
Minister of Mines informed the CM on the thermo-power plant projects with the capacity of producing 200 MGWs from the Shiberghan gas. 
Considering the calculations and studies carried out about the Shiberghan gas reserve due to non-existence of pipeline requiring huge investments, and disperse location of the population the extension of the pipeline has no economic benefits, so this project can be built with the investment of USD 417 million investments of the USAID and the produced gas will be sold and the produced power will be delivered to the Breshna Muassessa and thereafter to the consumers. 
The CM therefore confirmed this project and advised the ministry of mines to continue its talks with the winner company and with cooperation of finance, energy and water and the Breshna Muassessa and Afghan Gas Enterprise sell of gas and power be specified on the basis of national interest and based on technical calculations and refer back for adoption to the CM accordingly. 
The CM also instructed the ministry of mines and finances to study the sell and usage of gas of Shiberghan in Shiberghan city and its surrounding and its non-technical extraction and smuggling of chromate in Khost and Logar and informs the CM thereabout. 
The CM also instructed the national security department to facilitate expropriation of the land of Hajji Abdul Shukour relatives on the market rates on which the department has constructed its establishments and pursue its legal procedures with the cooperation of government cases department and the ministry of justice. 
Meanwhile, the expropriation of 50 jirib of land property of Hajji Hassan Ali Sultani in Rishkhour area at the total cost of 125 million Afs on which the commando unit’s establishments have been built was referred to the CM. 
The CM instructed the ministry of finance to pay the cost of the land from the amended allocation of budget of defense ministry for 1390. 
Three international conventions were presented by foreign minister which were adopted by the CM.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The council is composed of intellectuals, cultural figures and students of Bamyan and Parwan provinces who in their meeting with Mohammad Karim Khalili second vice-president held yesterday afternoon shared a series of their local problems. 
They noted that this council is a foundation formed by the people which aim at working towards social and cultural projects implementation. 
They also asked for flourishing of civil foundations and further attention of the government for building of roads, power energy, addressing the problems of the Bamyan University and upgrading the higher education of Parwan to university level. 
Khalili expressed pleasure in meeting the council members and considered popular foundations a positive step towards progress in social and cultural spheres in the country. 
He assured them that the government is striving for development of less developed provinces and by executing coming year’s budget their problems will be solved. 
As regards the construction of Kabul-Bamyan road and Gardan-i-Dewar-Ghour be said that building of roads lead to expansion of higher educational institutions and this is the priority program of the government.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Minister of defense General Abdul Rahim Wardak met with Canadian deputy minister for foreign affairs Robert Mars Rosanberg and deputy minister of defense Robert Femberg here in Kabul. 
They discussed related to Afghan security situation and improvement of Afghan national army. 
The Afghan defense minister briefed the Canadian delegation related to improvement of ANA, security transition to Afghan forces and recent achievements of ANA. 
In return, the Canadian delegation expressed happiness over the cooperation existed between Afghan forces and international partners particularly Canada and praised the recent achievements of Afghan and coalition forces in Afghanistan and promised for long-term cooperation with Afghanistan.