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Sunday, March 17, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The parliament in its session which presided over by first deputy chairman Mir Wais Yasini, first expressed sympathy with its chairman Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi over the death of his father, brother and his nephews who were killed in a suicide attack on Wednesday in Kunduz.
The lawmakers also strongly condemned the terrorist attack.
Some of the parliamentarians also expressed their concern over President Hamid Karzai assertions over the manner of the US military presence and described it against the national interests.
Later on, the minister for higher education Dr. Obaidullah Obaid responded to the questions of some legislators over the complaints with regard to the result of the University test.
Dr. Obaid rejected mismanagement in the entry university test in 1391, saying 123000 students attended the test of these 42000 have found their ways in the higher educational institutes and 18000 in the mini-higher education institute.
Dr. Obaid stressed it was a fair university entry test and any complaint in this regard is not acceptable.
 

Sunday, March 17, 2013
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai attended the prayer ceremony of father, brother and nephew of Chairman of parliament at the Eidgah Congregational Mosque yesterday.
While expressing his sympathies and condolences with Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, Chairman of the parliament, Abdul Latif Ibrahimi, Presidential Advisor prayed to the soul of all martyrs of the recent terrorist incident in Kunduz province and wished peace for their souls and patience for the bereaved family members.
In addition to President Karzai, Marshal Fahim first vice president, national security advisor, some members of the cabinet, relative of Ibrahimi family, generals of the armed forces, government officials and some residents of Kabul city attended the prayers ceremony.
 

Saturday, March 16, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The head of counter corruption with the Attorney General Office, Sayed Alam Ishaqzai has termed court’s verdict against those involved in the Kabul Bank bankruptcy as insufficient and said would appeal against the court’s ruling.
Addressing a news conference he said that the verdict goes against the crime of those accused in the case and the punishment determined by the court is lighter than the crime they had committed, an so the attorney general office would appeal against the verdict to the judiciary sources.
 

Saturday, March 16, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The document for amendment to the article 18 of agreement relating to police, judicial, criminal and struggle against narcotics programs of Afghanistan and the US was signed.
Jawed Luddin deputy minister for political affairs and Stephen McFarland chairman of coordination of sovereignty and enforcement of law of the US embassy in Kabul signed the text for amendment to the agreement 18 of ninth of March 2006 related to the police, judicial and criminal and struggle against narcotics programs.
The US has agreed to allocate additional $US 248, 936, 901, 46 fund to the projects incorporated in the agreement of 11th of March 2006.
Luddin said at the signing ceremony of the agreement that the US is of the main donor countries for Afghanistan and we are committed that expending of this aid can bring changes in the related spheres.
The US embassy representative said at the ceremony that the US aid is for supporting the efforts of the government of Afghanistan for struggle against narcotics and enforcement of the law.
This cooperation between us is made on the basis of joint sacrifices and struggles taking place at three spheres including struggle against narcotics, creation centers for addicts, creation of development projects in regions where much poppy are cultivated and creation of prisons for women in several provinces.
He added that all these indicate US cooperation for supporting security and stability in Afghanistan after the transition period.