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Monday, 09 December 2019 10:52

Two Taliban Local Leaders Killed in Faryab

Monday, December 09, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Two Taliban local leaders were killed by security troops raid in Faryab province yesterday.
Mohammad Hanif Rezaee spokesman for Shaheen 209 army corps told BNA, Amanullah known Amini shadow governor of Taliban for Faryab and Zainullah known Khalid an important Taliban leader with three other insurgents were killed in Temorak village, Almar District, Faryab province.
Another Taliban insurgent has been injured in the raid, he added.
T. Yarzada

Monday, December 09, 2019
Jalalabad (BNA) Sixteen Taliban and ISIS associates were killed in recent clashes in Nangarhar province.
The insurgents were suppressed in their strongholds while organizing terrorist attacks.
ANA senior commander in east of the country told BNA, 16 Taliban and ISIS associates were killed.
Several weapons of the insurgents were seized by security troops.
Likewise, a series of blasts were prevented in Nangarhar province.
Security officials discovered and defused 11 mines from crowded ways of the province and prevented from deadly events on civilians.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 09 December 2019 07:00

Pakistani Insurgents Killed in Kunar Strike

Monday, December 09, 2019
Asadabad (BNA) Nine Pakistani and Afghan insurgents were killed in an air strike in Kunar province last night.
The insurgents were suppressed on their stronghold in Soki district, Kunr province.
ANA key commander in east of the country told BNA, the insurgents were targeted while planning destructive activities in Kunar province.
A hideout of the insurgents with all war equipment has been demolished.
Another report says, a series of explosions were prevented in Kunar .
Police of Kunar, discovered and defused six mines from crowded ways of the province.
No one has been detained in connection of the mines planting.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 09 December 2019 06:59

WFP Assists Deserved Families

Monday, December 09, 2019
Kandahar (BNA) Foodstuffs was distributed for 400 deserved families in Kandahar province.
The items include, rice, flour, ghee, pea, salt which was provided by World Food Program (WFP).
Media office of Kandahar with releasing a statement told BNA, in this round the items were distributed for 400 deserved families.
Most of these families live in Arghandab and Panjwai Districts.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 09 December 2019 06:59

Taliban Weapons Cache Discovered in Laghman

Monday, December 09, 2019
Mehtarlam (BNA) A weapons cache of Taliban was discovered in a clearing operation of security troops in Laghman province.
The cache was located in a hideout of Taliban in Alishing District.
ANA senior commander in east of the country told BNA, several heavy and light weapons were seized from the cache.
Another report says, a series of blasts were prevented in Laghman province.
Security officials discovered and confiscated ten mines from busy roads of the province and prevented from a series of deadly explosions.
It is said that the villagers have played an important role in the discovery of these mines.
T. Yarzada

Monday, December 09, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Initiated by the Ministry of Information and Culture, Scientific and Re- search Seminar of Art in Recent 100 Year was held here in Kabul, BNA reported the other day.
At the outset, Prof. Mohammad Rasul Bawary, the Deputy to the Ministry of Information and Culture noted that at the seminar, artists have provided information about seven art works in the recent hundred years, the agency quoted.
The deputy minister said the High Council of Art reflects coordination and coordination of the artists, but said the council’s work and activities were not satisfactory, according to the agency.
He noted that if there was not coordination and cooperation between the artists, they will not reach their goals. Meanwhile, a message from the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani was read out by Dr. Tareq Rashad, advisor to the Ministry of Information and Culture, saying arts have faced ups and downs for the last 100 years and ‘your efforts indicates various fields of arts in the recent 100 years.’
“You are now gathered to identify grounds to bring arts in life and make clear the availed problems,” the message read. To conclude with, a 7-point statement was also read out by Mahboba Babakarkhil, in which the situation of arts was analyzed. The statement said the related seven section of art was duty band to organize scientific seminars to separately analyze the art situation to over- come challenges facing art.

Monday, 09 December 2019 06:12

MEC Officials Calls on VP Danesh

Monday, December 09, 2019
Kabul (BNA) One of the members and Head of Secretary for the Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) met with the country’s Second Vice President, Mohammad Sarwar Danesh, his office said the other day.
At the outset, the MEC commissioner shared report about the works the committee has done on counter-corruption issues and the investigation made in the government institutions and the recommendations issued by the institution to the agencies subject to investigation, said the statement from the VP office.
To monitor and investigate the developments in counter- corruption campaign, the MEC was established after the London and Kabul conferences in 2011, according to the statement.
According to the statement, the committee has so far provided and released more than 100 research report and has issued up to 1247 recommendations for improvement in the process of services and how to fight corruption.
Up to 463 recommendations completely and some 300 others have been partially implemented by the institution, said the statement. But according to the statement, the government agencies have failed to apply up to 126 recommendations issued by the entity. Thanking the MEC officials for their hard work in fighting corruption, VP Danesh termed their achievements as a big and successful experience, which could be used by the government agencies in fighting corruption, according to the statement.
The vice-president insisted establishment of an independent counter-corruption institution and said creation of such a commission had been highlighted in the new counter-corruption law, the statement quoted.
He said in case such administration was established there was a need for merging MEC into the Independent counter-corruption commission.

Monday, December 09, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, a meeting was held to assess development projects of the ministry of urban development and land. In the meeting held yesterday at Presidential Palace, acting minister of urban development and land Jawad Paykar briefed related to development projects, procurement of the projects and modality of implementation of the projects of the current year as well as challenges and their solutions.
After hearing the briefing, President Ghani said that modality of implementation of the development projects should be reviewed and further work should be done for enhancement of capacities. Stressing on reviewing of tasks within the ministry, the country’s President said that several projects were waiting for acquisition, asking for report regarding effectiveness of the projects within ten days.
President Ghani also asked officials of the ministry of urban development and land to prepare a clear report about land and deliver it to the coming meetings.

Monday, 09 December 2019 06:10

Road Asphalting Work Completed in Sar-e-Pul

Monday, December 09, 2019
Sar-e-Pul (BNA) The asphalting work of 5km road was completed and inaugurated yesterday.
Gulabuddin a municipality official of Sar-e-Pul told BNA, the road is 5km long and 6 meter wide has been asphalted in 1st precinct of Sar-e-Pul city from revenue of the municipality at the cost of 13 million Afghanis.
He added that with the completion work of the road, more than a thousand families have been able to access the area.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 09 December 2019 06:09

Taliban Displace 2,000 Families in Farah

Monday, December 09, 2019
Farah (BNA) 2,000 families in Poshtkoh District, Farah province left their homes and moved to center of neighboring provinces.
A displaced person in Poshtkoh district told BNA correspondent, they had to leave their homes because of war and persecution by the Taliban.
Masood Bakhtor deputy governor of Farah said, residents in the district were suffering from Taliban oppression and had to leave their homes.
He said that efforts have begun to address their problems.
T. Yarzada

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