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Monday, 14 January 2019 06:17

Weapons Cache Demolished in Logar

Monday, January 14, 2019

Pul-e-Alam (BNA) A weapons cache has been destroyed in Kharwar district, Logar province last night.
Shahpor Ahmadzai spokesman for Logar security directorate told BNA local correspondent, the police forces in an operation that carried out in Kharwar district, Logar province seized three weapons and  destroyed a weapons cache of Taliban in that district.
T. Yarzada

Monday, January 14, 2019

Pul-e-Alam (BNA) Police of Logar province discovered more than 10,000kg of narcotic drug from outskirt of that province.
Shahpor Ahmadzai spokesman of Logar security directorate told BNA, the national police forces in a clearing operation discovered the narcotic drug which were kept in a hideout from Azra district of that province.
Likewise, a vehicle of the enemy has been destroyed and police arrested three suspects in connection of the case.
T. Yarzada

Monday, January 14, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chaired by Dr, Mohammad Rassoul Bawari, the deputy minister of information and culture on cultural affairs, the second meeting of Nawruz festival preparation commission was held, discussing issues on its agenda, BNA said Sunday.
The agency quoted Dr. Bawari as saying that the traditional and ancient Nawruz was national and cultural festival and the countries of Nawruz zone.
He said it was expected to offer a proposal to the presidential office so that the national commission for holding Nawruz to hold meeting with the participation of the related organs representatives.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani met his Uzbek counterpart Abdul Aziz Kamelov before beginning first round of ‘India and Central Asia Debate,’ BNA reported on Sunday.
Thanking Uzbekistan efforts on Afghan peace talks, Minister Rabbani called Uzbek president initiation eye on holding Tashkent meeting on peace, the agency further said.
Uzbek foreign minister said regional consensus on Afghan peace process was expanding.
He also stressed on his country’s support from regional and world efforts to stabilize Afghanistan and insisted on solving problems between the government of Afghanistan and Taliban through direct talks.
Foreign Minister Rabbani also appreciated the educational scholarships granted by the government of Uzbekistan particularly in the field of railway.
Likewise, Minister Rabbani met with his Turkmen counterpart, during which the Turkmen side pointed out at bolstering relations between the two countries.
He also stressed on practicing all agreements signed between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan.
Furthermore, Turmen foreign minister expressed his country’s support from the Afghan-led peace process.
At the end, Minister Rabbani called inauguration of Lapiz Lazuli route key to develop trade relations.

Monday January 14, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Addressing a ceremony to inaugurate ‘Legal Assistances National Congress’, Second Vice-President Sarwar Danesh pointed out at weak function of the electoral commissions and stressed on ‘inclusive reforms’ in both commissions, BNA reported.
VP Danesh said however, three months had been passed since parliamentary elections, its results have not been declared yet and the fraud accusations, violation and corruption have caused to take the government and people’s trust and bring prestige under question. He added the electoral commission should know that the people won’t tolerate the weaknesses and short-comings any longer. Considering the current situation, he stressed that the government of national unity is obliged to bring inclusive reforms in the electoral commissions and prevent wasting people’s rights.

Monday January 14, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the High Urban Development Council held session on Sunday, BNA reported.
At the outset, acting minister of urban development lands, Mohammad Jawad Paikar presented a report on an implementing plan on integration of the ministry for urban development and former administration of lands. After hearing the report, the President said the projects of the ministry for urban development and lands should be properly managed. He added that local and domestic materials should be used in construction of buildings so to further prepare the ground for employment and promote people’s economy. He also stressed on specifying earthquake code for further resistance of the buildings against the earthquake, having soil map to recognize the lands’ resistance and the required materials’ type in buildings’ construction. Stressing that the government is the partner of private sector, the President said the private sector problems in term of investment in the government properties should be addressed and a design center should be established in the ministry of urban development and lands. At the end, the President signed the books and urban drafted framework map and handed over it to the acting Kabul mayor.

Monday, 14 January 2019 06:04

Taliban Attack Push Back in Ghazni

Monday January 14, 2019

GHAZNI CITY (BNA) Afghan security forces succeeded to repulse Taliban attack in central Ghazni province the night before last.
Mohammad Aref Noori spokesman of Ghazni governor told BNA correspondent, the militants stormed on several security checkpoints in Andar, Giro, Aab Band, Jaghori districts and center of Ghazni city that were faced with full resistance of Afghan security forces.
Taliban militants sustained losses during the attack, but the exact number is not clear.

Monday January 14, 2019

Kabul (BNA) As many as 46 armed oppositions were killed, 40 injured and 15 more were arrested during joint military operations led by Afghan security forces within the last 24 hours across the country.
Ministry of national defense press office stated BNA, the operations has launched by support of Afghan air forces to suppress armed rebels and protect the lives and properties of people in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Kapisa, Maidan/Wardak, Khost, Ghazni, Urozgan, Zabul, Farah, Badghis, Herat, Faryab, Nimroz and Helmand provinces.
Some heavy and light weapons, ammunitions and military equipment have been discovered and seized during the operations as well, the source added.
Afghan national defense and security forces by launching air and group operations are trying to eradicate armed oppositions from various parts of the country.

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Mazar-e-Sharif (BNA) Taliban shadow governor for Zari district, Balkh province with his 11 colleagues were killed yesterday.
Mohammad Hanif Rezaee Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA Qari Qodratullah shadow governor for Zari district with his 11 comrades were killed in air strikes that took place on their convoy in Kandli village, Sholgara district of that province.
Rezaee added, an armored vehicle with numerous of weapons were completely destroyed.
T. Yarzada

Sunday January 13, 2019
Kandahar City (BNA) At least five policemen were martyred and six more were injured following Taliban group attack in southern Kandahar province last night.
The incident took place when a group of Taliban fighters stormed on Afghan security forces’ checkpoint in relevant areas of Spin Boldak district of the province.
Zia Durani spokesman of Kandahar police told BNA correspondent, five policemen were martyred and six others were wounded following the attack.
Also, seven Taliban militants were killed and six others were wounded during clashes with Afghan security personnel, Durani added.
According to reports, the attackers entered from Pakistan to Spin Boldak district and after the attack and giving casualties fled beyond Durand Line.

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