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Sunday, September 16, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Hamid Karzai the president of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan sent congratulatory message to his Mexican counterpart Philip Caldron over the national day of Mexico.
In the message sent yesterday, President Karzai wished enhancing bilateral relations between the two nations.

Sunday, September 16, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Parliament as a legislative body has wide-range of authorities and responsibilities before the nation. Ratifying laws and finding functional solution to the political, social, cultural problems and other obstacles existed in a society are the main objectives and duties of the national assembly.
By implementing better rule of law and removing hurdles countries of the world and move forward in rehabilitation and development process and sustain a pivotal position in international community politics, economy and if further create an environment of mutual understanding based on respect to international norms.
Last Wednesday Marshal Mohammad Qaseem Fahim First Vice- President introduced candidate ministers including Bismillah Mohammadi as candidate ministers of National defense ministry, Mujtaba Patang for interior ministry and Aziz Deen Mohammad for Tribal and border affairs and Assad Ullah Khalid as head of National Security for obtaining the vote of confidence from the people representatives in Wolosi Jirga or lower house of the parliament.
According to the constitution of the country introducing the nominee ministers to the parliament for the vote of confidence is the right of the president but casting the ballot of belief of rejecting the candidates after their assessment and studies are the rights of the legislators or people’s representatives.
People representatives in their special session yesterday voted the national defense, interior ministers and head of the national security.
The legislators’ decision in this critical period of them undoubtedly is in benefit of Afghan nation and security situation in the country.
In past ten years, Afghanistan as a young democracy has experienced different circumstances. The Afghan government and Afghan nation tirelessly endeavored to establish a governing system ruled by them through their representatives.
Now Afghanistan with having an elected government, parliament and a powerful judiciary system is a country ruled by the Afghans.
In democratic societies where democracy is implemented its values like rule of law, woman rights, children rights, freedom of press freedom of thought and such other rights are the most imminent and vital elements of the society.

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Wolisi jirga seated two candidate ministers and head of the national security today. 
BNA reported, a session was held under the chairmanship of Abdul Raof Ibrahimi chairman of Wolisi Jirga with presence of 241 people’s representatives, first, the candidate ministers explained their working programs, later on the voting process started. 
Colonel Gulam Mojtabi Patang candidate of the interior affairs ministry getting 129 confident votes got the seat, Asadullah Khalid candidate of the national security directorate getting 143 confident votes, 78 reject votes, 9 void and 11 white votes got the post and Besmillah Mohammadi candidate of national defense ministry with getting 124 confident votes, 98 reject votes, 8 void and 11 white votes succeeded on the post.
They appointed to the ministry of interior affair, national security directorate and national defense ministry.
Hajji Deen Mohammad candidate of the frontier and tribal affairs ministry getting 117 confident votes, 108 reject vote, 8 void votes and 8 white votes, could not manage to get the post. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Obama called President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday evening, condemning the film that insults Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
In the phone conversation both the sides denounced the film and termed it as insulting to Islamic beliefs and values. The two Presidents also discussed the tragic incidents that took place in Benghazi city of Libya, where U.S. diplomats were killed.
President Karzai offered condolence to his US counterpart for the tragic loss of American life.
Moreover, President Karzai talked with Obama on US commitment to transferring the rest of Afghan detainees to Afghan authority as well as underscored that as per the MoU signed between the two governments, issue of the handover of the detainees is very important for Afghanistan’s sovereignty which has to be taken into account.
With respect to Afghan sovereignty, President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to transferring detainees to Afghan authority. The two Presidents agreed to Clinton US Secretary of State also called President Karzai and discussed the above issues.