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Monday November 19, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with First Vice-President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum in his office yesterday, a presidential press office said, adding the meeting took place after series of the sessions held with different segments of the society for establishment of an advisory board for peace in the country.
Thanking Gen. Dostum’s view on peace, President Ghani said consultative meetings held with political parties, civil society activists and other political and Jihadi figures, adding peace was a national process and it was needed to have views on all segments of the society. During the meeting, both sides also discussed security situation in a number of the provinces.
 

Monday November 19, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani assured that the advisory board being formed as part of peace efforts is not going to act as a parallel body to High Peace Council on Sunday.
According to BNA report, in his series of meetings on establishment of advisory board for peace, President Ghani held consultative meetings with representatives of the political parties, Uzbak & Turkmen elders, HPC delegation and representatives of Hazara community at the presidential palace. President Ghani has been holding meetings to discuss the advisory board for peace process and formation of negotiating team with the Taliban. Meeting with High Peace Council leadership and members, the President reiterated that the advisory board will not be a parallel body to HPC, but rather an “Inclusive board which will advise the government and HPC on issues of national significance including peace.”
Meanwhile HPC chairman Karim Khalili briefed the President on council’s achievements and praised President Ghani’s efforts for peace in the country. According to another report, in a separate meeting that attended by Uzbak and Turkmen elders, President Ghani said the regional and international conditions are ready for peace, adding the process should be led expediently. Praising President’s consultative meetings with Afghan nation, Turkmen and Uzbak elders expressed their views on peace process and establishment of board, asking President to consider balance and capacity while forming the advisory board for peace. Meanwhile, in another separate meeting with political parties’ representatives, President Ghani said peace was the only demand of Afghan nation and main priority for the government, adding the main goal behind establishment of the advisory board for peace is to establish a specific address for peace negotiations and making it successful. Representing others, Najibullah Hotak and Habibullah Tokhi spoke related to the issue and thanked President’s move for holding consultative meeting with different segments of society. In a meeting with members of Overall Council for Sunni Hazara, the President said government’s main duty was to bring peace in the country, assuring them of including their opinions in all spheres, including that of peace in the country. The council’s members also thanked President’s national vision, breaking the monopoly, decisive actions against powerful individuals, reformation and expressed their views in line with establishment of the advisory board for peace.
 

Sunday, 18 November 2018 10:18

War-Turn Families Received Aids in Nangarhar

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Jalalabad (BNA) 200 war-turn families received aids in Nangarhar province.
According to reports, each family received 150kg of wheat.
Nangarhar Medias office with releasing a statement said, in this round wheat disseminated for 700 families in Chaparhar district.
The wheat have been provided by donor foundations.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Jalalabad (BNA) Big shipment of weapons were discovered in Nangarhar province this morning.
The shipment was loaded from Pakistan and was supposed to be transferred via Batikot District to Kapisa province.
51 heavy and light weapons and thousands of shells were discovered from the shipment.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman for Nangarhar governor told BNA two persons have been detained in connection of the case.
He further added, the detainees skillfully placed the packages of weapons in a vehicle.
The detainees in primary investigation acknowledge that they loaded the weapons from Pakistan via to Batikot district of Jalalabad to Kapisa province.
The case is under investigation by police forces.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday November 18, 2018

Pul-e-Alam City (BNA) Acting district governor of Barak-i-Barak and security director of the district were martyred following roadside mine blast late yesterday.
Shamshad Larwi spokesman of Logar governor told BNA correspondent, Ainuddin Amin acting district governor and security director of Baraki Barak district were martyred when their vehicle hit with a roadside mine in Shir Darwaza region, Pul-e-Alam city the provincial capital of the province.
Two bodyguards of the government officials were wounded following the blast, Larwi added.
M.A.Ansari
 

Sunday November 18, 2018

Mahtarlam City (BNA) Qahar Sylab Number One military operation has started yesterday and ongoing in eastern Laghman province.
According to information of 201 Sylab army corps press office to BNA, the operation has started by participation of hundreds Afghan National Defense, Afghan National Police and National Directorate Security personnel in vicinity of Alishing district, Laghman province.
Until now several villages have cleared from being of terrorists and the operation will be continued till the district completely clean-up from existence of armed oppositions.
M.A.Ansari
 

Sunday November 18, 2018

Pul-e-Khumri City (BNA) By installation of solar water pump drinking water would be provided to 200 families in Nahreen district, northern Baghlan province.
Mehrabuddin Ibrahimi in-charge of news in Rural Rehabilitation and Development department of Baghlan said BNA reporter, the solar water pump has been built with a cost of over 2.2 million Afghanis funded by UNICEF in Shahr Naw region, Nahreen district of the province.
M.A.Ansari
 

Sunday November 18, 2018

Maidan Shahr City (BNA) Groom and another participant lost their lives when a missile hit on a wedding ceremony in Maidan/Wardak province.
According to reports, a wedding ceremony held in Zewalan village, Jalriz district of the province, in which a missile hit on the ceremony.
Sharifullah Hotak deputy of provincial council in Maidan/Wardak told BNA correspondent, the missile mistakenly fired by Afghan National Defense and Security Forces and hit on a wedding ceremony in Jalriz district of Maidan/Wardak province.
Groom and a participant lost their lives and 12 other participants were wounded following the missile attack, Hotak added.
Afghan security forces had plan to target Taliban hideout that mistakenly the missile hit on wedding ceremony, Hotak further added.
Security officials of the province said nothing about the incident so far.
Meanwhile, doctors in a health center in Maidan/Wardak called critical the health conditions of three injured of the event.
M.A.Ansari
 

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Jalalabad (BNA) The security forces of Nangarhar province have managed to clean up dozens of regions from insurgents.
The security forces of that province conducted clearing operation with participation of hundreds militaries with support of air forces in Nazyan district since a week.
In the operation, heavy losses sustained to Taliban but the exact figures is not clear yet.
ANA senior commander in east of the country told BNA, dozens of insurgents were killed and number of others have been injured.
Several heavy and light weapons have been seized from the insurgents.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday November 18, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The Belgian government approved a proposal by the country's Defense Ministry to increase the number of troops in Afghanistan more than 2.5-fold in 2019, local media reported on Friday.
According to the RTBF broadcaster, the number of servicemen will be gradually increased to 220 from 80 as of now.
The country will send not only military instructors, but also Special Forces to the city of Mazar-i-Sharif, it added. Belgium participates in NATO training mission in Afghanistan. The United States and NATO initially launched their military operations in Afghanistan in 2001 after the 9/11 terror attacks. While most of the US troops had been withdrawn from the country by the end of 2014, NATO launched a new mission in 2015, called Resolute Support, to provide training and assistance to the Afghan security forces. A total of 16,000 soldiers from 39 NATO countries are currently serving in Afghanistan as part of the mission.
Sputniknews
 

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