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Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:31

136 Women Join Tailoring, Embroidery Courses

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Four training projects were opened for women on Monday by ministry of rural rehabilitation and development in Qarabagh district of Kabul.
According to a spokesperson to MoRR Akbar Rustami, the projects which include tailoring, embroadidery, hand-knitting and quilt-knitting were opened for women.
The courses which encompassing 10 months are to be taought by experienced teachers.
The main aim of the projects is self-sufficiency of women in daily life.
 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Construction work of six projects have begun by MoRR in Durbaba district of Nangarhar.
According to a spokesperson to MoRR Akbar Rustami, the projects including hygienic water in Korko, Ghor Lala, and Todi Chini wa Nimat villages of the district.  By completion of the projects, 150 families’ problems have been resolved.
The projects worth 17 million Afghani will be completed in three months.
 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has strongly condemned terrorist attacks on Paktia and Ghazni where a number of our countrymen were martyred and injured.
In Monday evening and yesterday terrorist incidents, a number of brave soldiers and Paktia Provincial Police Chief Gen. Toryali Abdyani were martyred.
The country’s President by condemning the terrorist attacks praised the country’s defense and security forces for their bravery and devotion and stressed that the names of the country’s brave martyred soldiers would be recorded in golden pages of the country’s history.
“While Afghanistan government is looking forward to approaching peace and human rights values, terrorists are insisting on continued war in the country. We are standing against these criminals and will defend each part of our country and not let the country become safe havens for terrorists and their supporters,” President Ghani added.
The country’s President offered deep condolence and sympathy to the family of Paktia Police Chief and families of all those who were martyred in the deadly incidents, wishing paradise to martyrs and urgent recovery to those injured in the incidents.
 

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:23

Commander In-Chief Meeting Held

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Presided over by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the armed forces supreme command’s session was held Monday evening at presidential palace.
In the meeting, the country’s President first praised national defense and security forces for their unprecedented and effective activities in which enemies have sustained heavy casualties during the past seven months and instructed relevant security organs for suppressing the enemies in winter season.
Afterwards, security situation of Faryab, Ghor, Jawzjan, Baghlan, Ghazni, Kabul, Paktika and Farah provinces were reviewed and the country’s defense and security officials were instructed for improvement of security situation in the respective provinces.
At the end of the session, President Ghani while praising Maidan Wardak police HQ’s personnel for their efforts in prevention of trafficking of a book with 2800 years history conferred state medal on provincial police chief of the provinces Gen. Fahim Qayem.
Meanwhile, the country’s President conferred state medals on 5th police district Chief Lt. Col. Kabir Ahmad Barmak and four other officers for arresting and identifying an explosives-laden mini-truck along with a suicide attacker in the respective area.
 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) In a ceremony held to appreciate Asar Institution, deputy publication minister of information and culture condemned some Afghan tradition as unacceptable and said there was a need for serious fight against, BNA reported Tuesday.
The deputy minister awarded his ministry’s letter of appreciation to the head of the institution, after lauding his work and efforts for eradication of commonplace traditions, particularly related to the wedding ceremonies, according to the agency.
According to the agency, Kabul Governor who was addressing the ceremony said that wicked tradition prevents many of the country’s youth to form households.
He also praised the Asar Institution for its effort in this field, with the head of the institution said it was committed to fight against the phenomenon that rooted in the society.
According to another report, Deputy Publications Minister of Information and Culture, Fazel Sancharaki also attended an unveiling ceremony of Adab Magazine, which has restarted publication after 40 years of delay.
Kabul University Rector, Hamidullah Farooqi, some other lecturers and a number of culturists have attended the ceremony.
Karima Malikzada
 

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:10

DAFA Head Calls On VP Danesh

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Head of French Archeology Delegation (DAFA) on Tuesday met with the country’s Second Vice-President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh, presenting report about its activities, including publishing of two books, a statement said.
According to the statement, Danesh thanked head of the delegation for their continued works in Afghanistan as well as thanked him for granting the two published books, said the statement.
Danesh also thanked the French government cooperation with Afghanistan and the archeology team’s activities significant in the country and hoped the team’s works with hundred years of background should jointly be appreciated in Afghanistan.
The vice-president also asked the team for providing a general map to be used during development projects’ execution to help protect ancient monuments, said the statement.
He also asked the DAFA for help to construct the Buddha Giant statues and said there was a need for beefing up capacity of the archeology department, and in general, staff of the ministry of information and culture.
Head of the delegation said his led team has launched capacity building activities in some provinces of Afghanistan, including Mazar-e-Sharif, Herat, Kabul and Bamyan and a small library housing French language teaching course in the ancient Bamyan city and in addition some students would be sent for higher education to France. “The collection of the French team activities in Afghanistan have been published within 36 books, expected to be translated into the official language of Afghanistan,” said the statement.
 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met yesterday with Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his accompanying delegation.
In the meeting held at presidential palace, President Ghani and the Indian National Security Advisor discussed regional cooperation and counter terrorism effort.
Meanwhile, both sides considered declaration of the US new strategy for Afghanistan as good opportunity for peace and stability and stressed the change should be made use so peace and stability would maintain in the region.
Both sides also stressed on continued strategic cooperation between the two countries in various sectors. At the end, the Indian National Security Advisor, representing his country’s Prime Minister invited President Ghani for an official visit to India, which was accepted with thanks by the President.
 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Ashraf Ghani conferred Ghazi Mir Bacha Khan state medal on Deputy Commander Resolute Support Lt. Gen. Rosario Castellano in a farewell ceremony held yesterday at presidential palace.
In the ceremony, first decree of the country’s President was read out by advisor to President on cultural affairs Asadullah Ghazanfer.
The decree says that President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has approved conferring the medal on Lt. Gen. Rosario Castellano to honor his services and efforts he has made during his mission in Afghanistan towards capacity building, funding and equipping of Afghanistan defense and security forces.
After receiving the medal, Lt. Gen. Rosario Castellano, Deputy Commander Resolute Support in Afghanistan expressed happiness over his mission in Afghanistan, saying that respect and dignity of the people of Afghanistan and remembrances he had from Afghanistan would not be forgotten.
 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Badakhshan (BNA) A Taliban commander has killed in an air strike in Badakhshan province yesterday.
Nasratullah Jamshidi spokesman of Shaheen 209 army corps told BNA, the commander was targeted by security forces air attack in Baharak district, Badakhshan province and killed.
T. Yarzada
 

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:02

101 Armed Oppositions Killed Across the Country

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The security and defense forces conducting a series of clearing operations aimed to annihilate armed oppositions in various parts of the provinces, killed 101 armed oppositions including 4 Daesh fighters, and 2 leaders of them, wounded 27 and detained another.
According to defense ministry press office to BNA the operations with support of air and artillery forces the operations conducted in Paktia, Paktika, Logar, Kandahar, Urozgan, Herat, Ghor, Badghis, Balkh, Jawzjan, Kunduz, Kabul and Helmand provinces.
Meanwhile clearing operations carried out by these forces in 13 provinces of the country and heavy losses inflected to armed insurgents.
T. Yarzada
 

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