20 October 2017

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Kabul (BNA) General Director of National Security Department, Governor of Central Bank and a member of the commission for supervision on implementation of Constitution obtained the vote of confidence of Deputies of House of People. 
Eng. Rehmatullah Nabeel, Noorullah Delawari and Abdul Muneeb Danesh received the majority vote of the House of People. 
Eng. Rehmatullah Nabbel candidate to the post of National Security Department, Noorullah Delawari candidate to the post of Governor of Central Bank and Abdul Muneeb Danesh candidate to the post of member of commission for supervision of implementation of Constitution were introduced by the government. 
Chaired by Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, the House of People heard the basic working policy of the candidates and after voting Eng.  Rehmatullah got 208 votes, Noorullah Delawari got 173 votes and Abdul Muneeb Danesh has got 155 votes.

Kandahar (BNA) 8 armed Taliban militants were captured on Friday night in a clearing operation conducted by Afghan police in Khakriz district of Kandahar province. 
According to Kandahar governor office, the operation was launched by police forces in Abasabad area of Khakriz district, resulted in capturing eight armed Taliban militants. 
The source said 7 mines, 2 grenades, 1AK-47 rifle and some narcotics were seized in the operation.

Kabul (BNA) Afghan and coalition forces in several operations in some provinces of the country killed 13 armed oppositions and detained 17 others. 
According to defense ministry press office to BNA, the operations carried out in the vicinities of Kabul, Helmand, Urozgan and Herat provinces in which 13 armed oppositions were killed and 17 others were detained. 
In these operations, a quantity of heavy and light arms consisting of 2 Kalashnikovs, 2 pistols, 34 anti-vehicle mines, 2 sets of communication means and 15 mortar mines were seized by Afghan forces, said the source. 
Meanwhile, the national police personnel discovered and seized 7 explosive devices, a rocket launcher, 2 sets of communication means, 2 gun bullets, one Kg of Ammonium Nitrate, an anti-personnel min, 2 missile rockets and 15 mortar mines which were placed by armed opposition for destruction and terrorist activities in Kunar and Nangarhar provinces.  
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Kabul (BNA) General Zahir Azimi, spokesman for Afghan ministry of defense and ISAF’s spokesman in a joint news conference on Wednesday said, “ANA operations launched in a number of provinces as Nooristan, Kunar, Laghman, Paktia, Zabul, Helmand, Khost, Logar, Paktika, Nimroz, Herat and Badghis were successful, adding the operations have been launched for clearing the area from the presence of armed insurgents. 
He said a large number of armed insurgents have been captured in the operations. 
The spokesman appreciated ANA and all other security organs for their efforts made for maintaining security during the traditional loya jirga. 
In the conference, general Qadam Shah Shaheed, 111 division’s commander said five individuals including a spy working for the neighboring country’s intelligence network have been arrested in Arghandi area of Kabul. 
He said the individuals wanted to enter to Kabul by using an explosives laden vehicle. 
Meanwhile, spokesman for ISAF said John Allen, general commander of NATO has appreciated the Afghan security organs for their efforts during the traditional loya  jirga.