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Wednesday, 20 June 2018 06:48

Unknown Gunmen Kill Bus Driver in Daikundi

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Neli (BNA) Driver of a Bus was assassinated by unidentified gunmen in Daikundi province.
Gul Aqa Sojadi head of Daidkundi security directorate told BNA, driver of a bus was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Ashtar District of the province.
He added, police investigates the event to arrest the suspects of the event.
T. Yarzada
 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Farah (BNA) 13 armed Taliban rebels were killed while they stormed on defense and security forces in Farah province.
Qasem Qasimi spokesman for Farah security command told BNA, armed Taliban rebels stormed on security checkpoint of police forces in Poshtrod District, in which 13 armed Taliban were killed and seven others have been injured.
Another report says, three armed rebels were killed in an attack on security checkpoint in suburb of Farah city, two other Taliban and 2 security forces have been injured.
T. Yarzada
 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Pul-e-Alam (BNA) Commando forces commander of national army was martyred by armed gunmen in Mohammad Agha District, Logar province yesterday.
Shahpoor Ahmadzai spokesman of Logar security command told BNA, Hasan Ashori commando forces commander of ANA was martyred while he was moving from Logar to Kabul by armed gunmen in Mohammad Agha District, Logar province.
According to Ahmadzai except Ashori no one has been hurt in the event.
T. Yarzada
 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Deputy Minister of youth affairs for information and culture Dr. Kamal Sadat met yesterday with members of Helmand peace convoy.
In the meeting, deputy minister of youth affairs for information and culture by praising the peace activists for their initiative and move towards peace in the country said peace is the desire of the people of Afghanistan as ongoing war hast taken lots of opportunities from the country’s youths, adding that deputy ministry of youth affairs has always encouraged Afghan youths to work towards peace in the country.
He added that all Afghan youths were supporting the civil move of Helmand peace convoy.
 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive in a message has supported and welcomed Helmand peace activists and their civil move.
“The move is showing that peace is a need and the desire of all Afghans.  National unity government has shown its intention and good will in connection with peace in the country.  Fortunately, the unilateral ceasefire was also responded by the Taliban group.  This has proved that both sides want peace and I hope that Taliban now respond to the nation’s demand and commence peace talks,” the message said.
In his message, the country’s chief executive assured the Helmand peace activists that national unity government has serious determination for bringing peace to the country and makes use of all opportunities in this regard, urging the Taliban group to respect the people’s will and commence peace talks with the government.
 

Wednesday, 20 June 2018 06:23

Italy Reaffirms Support To Afghanistan

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The Italian House of People Speaker, Roberto Fico in a meeting with Afghanistan Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah renewed his commitment and said his country would continue supporting the war-torn country, a statement from the Presidential Press Office said Tuesday.
The country’s Chief Executive praised the Chief of the Italian house of people for his country’s long cooperation of up to 18 years in different areas including war on terror and reconstruction of Afghanistan and expressed hope the cooperation could continue in all aspects, according to the statement.
“Reconstruction of Herat Airport and railway connecting Afghanistan to Iran, was among the big cooperation of Italy with Afghanistan as well as its commitment to Afghanistan in the Brussels Conference,” said the statement quoting the CE who hoped Italian’s investment in long-term in his country.
Mr. Fico also said a timely held election would help Afghanistan’s strengthening at the international level and promised to continue supporting the country at the Italian parliamentary level.
Other issues including peace talks, election, relation with the US, relation with Pakistan and Afghanistan regional relation have also been discussed between the two sides, according to the statement.
 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kabul (BNA)  The Kabul Governor, Mohammad Yaqoub Haidari, in a meeting with districts chiefs and local administrations’ in-charges said the three day war-stoppage during Eid-al-Fitr, was not only a ceasefire, but also a peace message, BNA reported Tuesday.
The governor instructed all districts chiefs and the local officials to pave the way for peace talks and reconciliation with the Taliban, the agency said.
He called the fruitful ceasefire a great achievement of the government, but warned that existence of some armed Taliban in some parts of the capital was concerning, according to the agency.
“The number of the Taliban during Eid days reached to 2,000, but only 1,000 of them got out of Kabul, while the remaining hidden in different points of the capital,” warned the governor.
Paghman district chief also reported about a statement released by the Taliban asking the people not to allow their children work with the government, according to the agency.
Haidari asked the districts chiefs to use a peaceful way for negotiation with the Taliban and pave the way for encouraging them to joint peace provinces.
 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance, met with H.E. Liu Jinsong, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Afghanistan.
In the meeting, besides appreciating China for Hosting Afghan delegation in Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit, Minister of Finance with the Chinese ambassador discussed boosting bilateral economic and trade relations and implementation of all issues agreed upon in Shanghai Conference between presidents of the two countries.
In addition, the officials talked about reiteration of AIIB commitment to work with Afghanistan, implementation of solar energy projects in 10 very less developed provinces, China’s cooperation in on-going and future development projects and construction of residential housing.
Likewise, both sides spoke about fiber optic connection via Wakhan-Badakhshan corridor, strengthening cultural relations between the two countries, China’s investment in Mine sector and other relevant issues.
 

Wednesday, 20 June 2018 06:18

100 Drug-Addicts To Be Cured In Herat

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Herat (BNA) 100 drug-addicts have been dispatched to treatment centers in Herat.
Noor Ahmad Arab, an official of a private organization operating for treatment drug addicts in Herat, told BNA that the center is voluntarily curing drug-addicts and send them back to their native areas after recovery.
He added that their organization has cured more than 340 drug-addicts in its treatment centers during the past five months and submitted them to their families.
 

Tuesday June 19, 2018

Faizabad City (BNA) About 17 Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were martyred following Taliban massive attack on a security shell in northern Badakhshan province last night.
Abdullah Naji Nazari member of provincial council in Badakhshan told BNA reporter, Taliban militants launched massive attack on a ANA’s checkpoint in Shakh Walwal region, Jorm district of the province, in which 17 Afghan National Army soldiers were martyred and there were no report about the number of injured of the incident. 
The security checkpoints with all military equipment is under control of Taliban militants, Nazari added.
It is mentionable that 12 Taliban fighters including several foreign citizens were killed during clashes, Nazari further added.
Col. Amam Ali Azizi director of oppressive in police chief of Badakhshan confirmed Taliban attack on security shell in Shakh Walwal region of Jorm district, but prevent from giving more information regarding the incident.
M.A.Ansari
 

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