28 September 2020

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Monday, September 21, 2020
Kabul (BNA) A child was martyred and three civilian were injured in two bomb blasts in Kabul.
According to BNA the two explosions took place this morning, Kabul police spokesman Ferdows Faramarz said: The first incident took place around 9 am in the fifth district of Kabul city injured three civilians. A similar incident took place in the 8th district of Kabul after that incident, which martyred a child.
No group has claimed responsibility for the two terrorist attacks, security officials have blamed Taliban for bombings.
T. Yarzada

Monday, September 21, 2020
Pul-e-Alam (BNA) The Disaster Management Department of Logar assisted cash to needy families.
Matiullah Ahmadzai, Logar's director of disaster relief, told BNA that the office distributed 350,000 Afghanis cash to families affected by disaster in Logar.
A number of provincial officials were also present during the distribution of the aid.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 21 September 2020 11:29

Taliban Attack on Badghis Repulsed

Monday, September 21, 2020
Qala-e-Naw (BNA) The Taliban attack on Jawnd District Badghis was repulsed last night.
A security source in Badghis told BNA that the Taliban faced strong security forces resistance in the attack and fled the area with four dead and five wounded.
He said some Taliban weapons were also destroyed in the clash.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 21 September 2020 11:28

Development Projects Work Begin in Badakhshan

Monday, September 21, 2020
Faizabad (BNA) Thirteen development projects began in Warduj and Jurm districts of Badakhshan yesterday.
A source in the Badakhshan Rural Development Directorate told BNA that the projects, which include the reconstruction of schools in Warduj and Jurm districts, will cost more than 7 million Afghanis from the National Security Council budget.
A number of local officials were also present at the opening ceremony of these projects.

Monday, 21 September 2020 11:27

Amusement Park Opened in Herat

Monday, September 21, 2020
Herat (BNA) An amusement family park opened in Herat.
The park has been spectacularly built by the private sector.
There is a green area, water and waterfall ponds, lights and ornaments, a restaurant, chairs for families and sports equipment inside the park.
In part of this park, there is a place for children to have fun and play.
Herat Governor Seyed Abdul Wahid Qatali during the opening ceremony of the park, asked the citizens to protect public places and recreation areas as well as their homes.
The owner of this amusement park says that he has spent three hundred thousand dollars to build it.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 21 September 2020 11:25

Series of Blasts Prevented in Zabul

Monday, September 21, 2020
Qalat (BNA) The Taliban plan to carry out dozens of bombings in Zabul and Kandahar failed.
The security troops discovered and defused 27 mines from busy roads in Zabul and Kandahar this morning.
Atal Army Corps in south of the country said in a statement that with discovery of the mines a series of explosions prevented in Zabul and Kandahar.
Taliban mostly planted bombs and mines on busy roads of the provinces which victimize civilians.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 21 September 2020 11:24

Deserved Families Received Aids

Monday, September 21, 2020
Herat (BNA) Hundreds of needy families received humanitarian aid in Herat.
These families have suffered huge financial losses as a result of wars, floods and the spread of the Coronavirus.
According to BNA, flour, oil, rice, bean slabs and tea were distributed to four hundred families in the city.
These aids were provided by domestic and foreign aid foundations.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 21 September 2020 11:23

Men Detained on Suspicion of Criminal Offenses

Monday, September 21, 2020
Herat (BNA) Eighteen people were arrested in Herat on suspicion of involvement in criminal offenses.
They are accused of theft, robbery, drug trafficking and illegal weapons surveillance.
The Herat police press office said in a statement that the men were arrested overnight during operations and during a search of vehicles in the city and a number of districts in Herat.
Police say detainee cases will soon be sent to the judiciary.
T. Yarzada

Monday September 21, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Haneef Atmar, Acting Foreign Minister, met with Ross Wilson, Chargé d'Affaires of the US Embassy in Kabul late on Sunday.
According to BNA report, Minister Atmar thanked the people and the Government of the United States of America for their continued support and commitment to Afghanistan over the past 19 years and also highlighting Secretary of State H.E. Mike Pompeo for his recent comprehensive statement at the opening ceremony of the Doha Peace negotiations.
The two sides discussed the start of peace talks, expressing satisfaction with the progress so far, and optimism for attaining a sustainable peace.
Atmar and Wilson spoke about the priorities of the Government of Afghanistan, namely calling on the Taliban Movement to agree to a comprehensive ceasefire and the development of a mechanism for monitoring violence reduction.
The two sides also discussed opportunities for expanding trilateral relations between Afghanistan, the United States, and Central Asian countries as part of the regional mobilization for the peace process in Afghanistan.
The meeting closed as the two sides stressed the need to further expand and strengthen bilateral cooperation between Afghanistan and the United States, and Amb. Wilson assured Atmar of his country's continued commitment and cooperation with Afghanistan.

Monday September 21, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, Acting Minister of Finance had an introductory meeting with Ramiz Alakbarov, the New Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Afghanistan late on Sunday.
According to BNA report, in the meeting, also attended by Atul Gupta, Head of Donor Coordination at UNAMA the Acting Minister of Finance congratulate Alakbarov on his new role, and two sides have discussed the existing coordination and cooperation between the Ministry and the UNAMA in many areas, and the upcoming pledging conference on Afghanistan.
“UNAMA is involved in on all fronts of Afghan polity, including economic cooperation, and donors’ affair. At this moment, it is very important for all of us, the Afghan government, the UNAMA, and the Finland government to work closely for organizing a successful pledging conference this year,” said Acting Minister of Finance. 
“Our main focus is also on the upcoming pledging conference, and we hope the conference will be organized successfully and in full coordination with our partners. We are working very closely with the Ministry of Finance and Finland’s technical team to ensure all plans are in place for the conference” said Deputy Special Representative.
It is important to note that all key documents for the conference are shared with international partners, and Afghan government agencies for feedback. The Ministry ensures the all the documents to be finalized by early November, 2020.

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