11 December 2017

RSS Facebook

Ads

Sunday, 10 December 2017 07:21

Affected-Families Assisted In Logar

Sunday December 10, 2017

Pul-e-Alam City (BNA) Foodstuffs and cash have been distributed to 33 affected-families in central Logar province the other day.
Salim Saleh provincial spokesman of Logar told BNA reporter, the assistances provided by emergency committee and distributed to the mentioned families in Khoshi district of the province, he adding each family had received Afs 15,000, two sacks of flour, 10 kg cooking ghee and some pea.
It is mentionable that sometimes ago the families left their houses due to mountain slipping in Khoshi district of the province.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Following an operation conducted by Afghan National Army (ANA), four armed Taliban were detained from relevant areas of Qara Bagh district, Kabul province the other night, BNA reported.
Ministry of Defense press office told BNA, Afghan National Army conducted a mop9ng up operation in Akakhail area of Qara-Bagh district, as a result of which, 4 armed Taliban were detained along with their weapons, one of whom was injured.
A quantity of ammunitions and military equipment were also seized during the operation.
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, in a meeting with Turkmen foreign minister, Rashid Muradov, thanked him for his country’s practical implementation of TAPI project, The Presidential Palace said in a statement Saturday.
Turkmen foreign minister called hosting RECC-A as effective and praising the active role of Afghanistan in the conference, called signing of the Azure Road building contract, the most important step and considerable development.
He went on as saying that his country was ready for implementation of other regional projects and called both country’s practical measures in the field of the megaprojects dynamism helpful, said the statement.
The president said that TAPI was not only a Gas pipeline project, but beside it, transmission of power cables and optical fiber would be provided, said the statement.
“We are waiting to host Turkmen president for the inauguration of TAPI project in Afghanistan,” said the president adding as a good friend they will welcome the friendly country’s leader.
He said Turkmenistan’s effort for the mega projects’ dynamism and stability of the region was effective as he believed the regional countries would benefit the big projects.
The president instructed the organs concerned to practically enter cooperation with different committees, built earlier, the statement said.
According to another report, the country’s CE. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah also met with Turkmen foreign minister asking him for lessening the price of electricity for some northern provinces of the country.
Turkmen foreign minister also said his country would issue more education scholarships for the Afghans in the upcoming year.
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says a major portion of the benefits from pine nuts exports goes to the pockets of the outsiders which amount up to $500 million a year.
Speaking during the closing ceremony of industrial exhibition in Kabul, President Ghani said pine nuts export from Afghanistan amounts to $700 million a year.
However, he said the turn over as a result of the exports of the pine nuts from another country reaches to $1.2 billion a year as the third country exporting the Afghan products make an annual profit of up to $500 million.
President Ghani said the government remains committed to support the private sector in a bid to boost the domestic revenues through coordination and cooperation. He said the government plans to further pave the way for the exports of the Afghan products outside the country, emphasizing that any truck importing goods to Kabul should not return empty and in return must export the Afghan commodities through the ports in Mazar and Herat.
In other parts of his speech, President Ghani said the air corridor program as part of the government’s policy will further expand in a bid to pave the way for the exports of the Afghan traders’ commodities.
He said the first flight as part of the air corridor left for Tashkent last week and further flights are expected to take place to Baku and other destinations soon.
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) At least thirty one insurgents including foreign nationals hailing from Tajikistan were killed during the operations of the Afghan Special Forces in northern Kunduz province.
The 209th Shaheen Corps officials in the North said the operations were conducted on Friday night in the vicinity of Imam Sahib District.
The officials further added that two foreigners hailing from Tajikistan and four commanders of the militants were among those killed and at least seventeen others were wounded.
According to Shaheen Corps officials, the militants leaders killed during the operation have been identified as Mawlavi Musa, Qari Amir Mazhari, Mawlavi Mansoor, and Mullah Abdul Hakim.
The operations were conducted in Qerghiz, Joi Begum, Pul-e-Imamuddin, and Yakhan Chan villages, the Shaheen Corps officials said, adding several weapons and ammunition were also confiscated during the operations.
KP
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The country’s Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has laid the corner stone of the first cancer diagnostic and treatment center at the Kabul Medical Institute on Saturday.
In a ceremony held on the occasion, the CE said the center which was also functioning in Kabul, in the past, work on this has been suspended due to some reasons but restarted today, the statement quoted.
The cancer center has been said to take 27 million USD funded by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to complete at the Kabul Medical Institute Compound, after a long delay, said the statement.
Dr. Abdullah said issue on construction of the center was discussed with the IAEA Chairman, but, the projected delayed due to some reasons, according to the statement.
Inauguration and functioning of the center would help tens of thousands of Afghans diagnose and treat their cancer disease inside the country.
 

Sunday, 10 December 2017 07:14

Rabbani Meets OSCE Chairman

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of the country’s foreign affairs, Salahuddin Rabbani in a meeting at the sideline of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), met with the chairman of the organization, Thomas Greminger discussing security and election in his country, the ministry said in a statement Saturday.
Issues including cooperation of the organization for beefing up Afghan security forces capability and observation of upcoming election were discussed between the two sides.
Greminger said he would make effort to help widen relation of Afghanistan with the organization as a co-operating member, said the statement.
Both sides also discussed programs concerning the country’s security forces within the organization’s training programs in Tajikistan, Kirghizstan and Russia.
The acting minister of the country’s foreign affairs also met with his Tajik counterpart Serakiddom Aselov at the sideline of the meeting and talked on bilateral issues, including Turkmenistan-Afghanistan railway, which is expected to be kicked off soon.
Other issues, including economic and political cooperation, completion of economic projects like TAPI, railway connecting the central Asian countries, Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Turkmenistan railway, as well as execution of the central Asian countries railway, which is connecting the Persian Gulf, were discussed between the two sides.
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The Commission on Implementation of Prevention of Money Laundering Law has held a meeting during which Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah heard the reports of the organs concerned, his office said Saturday.
The CE urged the related organs for increase in coordination for implementation of the law and the available scanners should be installed as soon as possible, said the statement.
High ranking officials of the ministry of interior, National Directorate of Security (NDS) and the Attorney General Office (AGO) have also attended the meeting, according to the statement.
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Jalalabad (BNA) 22 Daesh loyalists were killed in a series of air and ground raids in Nangarhar province.
The fighters were targeted in the last 24 hours in Dor Baba, Hasaka Mina and Kot Districts.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman for Nangarhar governor told BNA, 22 Daesh fighters killed in the raids.
Another report says that the security officials of Nangarhar province discovered two weapon caches of Taliban.
The caches were kept in Lal Poor and Achen Districts.
Several heavy and light weapons were also seized from the caches.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The National Directorate of Security personnel (NDS) discovered a huge weapons cache of Taliban in Bagram district, Parwan province.
According to NDS office to BNA, with using of the weapons, Taliban wanted to organize attacks in Parwan, Kabul and Kapisa provinces, but not succeeded to their evil goals.
Different types of heavy and light weapon, and explosives were seized from the cache.
T. Yarzada
 

Page 3 of 2791