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Tuesday, 12 March 2019 06:32

WFO Assist Foodstuffs in Kunduz

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Kabul (BNA) More than 100 needy families were benefited from assistance of World Food Organization in Kunduz province.
Mohammad Nabi Kaker governor of Gul Tapa district told BNA local correspondent, foodstuffs distributed for 143 needy families after surveying by WFP organization in Gul Tapa district.
He added, these contributions will continue in the future for needy families.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 06:30

Insurgents Killed in Farah Operation

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Farah (BNA) Ten armed insurgents were killed in Farah province last night.
Hashmatullah Ahmadi Zafar 207 army corps spokesman told BNA, the operation took place by national army forces in Shamalgah village, Farah province, in which ten insurgents were killed and four others have been injured.
The source added, two motorbikes of the insurgents were also seized by security forces.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Pul-e-Khomri (BNA) As a result of conflict between two irresponsible armed commanders in Pul-e-Hesar district, Baghlan province, 300 families have been displaced.
Syeed Mokhtar governor of Pul-e-Hesar district told BNA, in the clashes, 300 families were displaced from their homes and casualties inflected to residents of Dehyak village and neighboring parts of that province.
Pul-e-Hesar governor called the main motive of the conflict as a tension and disagreement between the two commanders.
The two sides used heavy and light weapons, killing a person in the conflict, he added.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Kabul (BNA) At least three people were wounded in an explosion triggered by a magnetic improvised Explosive Device in Herat city.
According to local security officials, the incident took place yesterday in Herat city.
Provincial police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada confirmed that a magnetic IED planted in a pickup vehicle went off, leaving at least five people injured.
No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.
Herat is among the relatively calm province in West of Afghanistan but the anti-government armed militants are active in some of its remote districts and often attempt to target government and security institutions and officials.
 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Kabul (BNA) National Preservation of Cultural Heritages Day was marked in a ceremony in Chehlestoon palace with participation of government officials yesterday.
In the ceremony, deputy minister of art and culture for information and culture Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawary said that cultural heritages were national identity of a country; therefore, preservation of the heritages was the duty of all.
According to deputy minister of art and culture, for the first time in the history of Afghanistan, excavations were being carried out by the country’s archaeologists in five provinces.
Prof. Bawary further said that work was underway for renovation and reconstruction of historic monuments, adding that 47 historic monuments have been renovated and reconstructed in the past four years, showing 70 percent increase in renovation of the monuments comparing to 16 years back.
Afterwards, deputy minister of urban development and land spoke and said that his ministry in close cooperation with MoIC has renovated a number of historic sites in various provinces of the country.
 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chaired by acting Minister of Information and Culture Hasina Safi, an emergency meeting was held to discuss regarding prevention from fully collapsing a minaret in Herat.
In the meeting, deputy minister of art and culture for information and culture Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawary briefed related to current condition of Herat’s minaret, saying that one of the minarets was leaning from its real position and would possibly collapse due to recent rainfalls.
Afterwards, acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi said that a delegation should be urgently dispatched to Herat to overall review the situation.
Safi also said that UNESCO office to Afghanistan should be soon contacted and the issue should be addressed in cooperation with relevant experts and organizations. In the meeting, it was decided that financial expenses needed should be soon shared with ministry of finance.
 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a decree has appointed Sami Hamid as senior advisor to presidential office.
“Based on verdict of constitution’s clause 13 of article 64, the appointment of Dr. Abdul Sami Hamid as senior advisor to President is approved,” the decree said.
As senior advisor to the country’s President, Dr. Hamid can attend cabinet meetings and other presidential high council meetings except meeting of national Security Council.
In the decree, Dr. Hamid is wished success in the new post.
 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive of the National Unity Government (NUG) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah stresses on what he said the constitutional legitimacy of the republic system and that the issue would not be negotiable, Bakhtar News Agency said Monday.
Chairing the weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers (CM), the CE said: “The principle of the republicanism was confirmed at the country’s constitution and that no deal would be made in this area.”
“If we underestimate the republicanism of the system and voting rights then there wouldn’t be no other solution. Peace will not come off, if we ignore some issues,” said the country’s Chief Executive.
He said there was no disagreement on the main principle of the country’s system to be republic and the armed oppositions have exploited political parties’ stances.
According to Dr. Abdullah, Taliban were dreaming their past as witnesses show, but he said they were optimism for peace negotiation in the country, said the agency.
Other issues related to security have also been discussed at the CM meeting, with the country’s minister of defense sharing a report saying over 440 militants dead and preparation were made to counter militancy in the coming spring.
The minister said about the joint contribution of the Daesh and Haqqani Network to launch the latest mortar attack on the gathering in Kabul, as such contribution they have had in the past, according to the agency. Attended at the meeting the minister of interior presented a draft plan on the homeless addicts to be provided with a 500-bed treatment center in Herat province and confirmed by the council members.
Assessing the issues at the council of ministers, according to the agency, Dr. Abdullah gave them the needed directions.
 

Monday, March 11, 2019

Pul-e-Khomri (BNA) A new entertaining part will be set up in Pul-e-Khomri city in new year.
BNA correspondent reported that the park will be built in an area of 25 acres of land with the assistance of one of the United Nations partner Organizations at a cost of more than $ 900,000.
Noorullah Amini Baghlan environmental director said that, more than 20,000 ornamental seedlings and greenery flowers are planted in this park.
According to Amini, the park will have restaurant and library.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, 11 March 2019 11:43

Taliban Killed in ASF Air Strikes

Monday, March 11, 2019

Farah (BNA) Eight armed Taliban were killed in air strikes of Afghan security forces in Farah province.
Police spokesman of Farah told BNA, the operations were launched by joint defense and security forces in Anardara, Qala-e-Kah and Poshtrod districts of that province, in which 8 insurgents were killed and three others have been wounded.
According to another report, as a result of air raids on insurgents hideouts in suburb of Farah province, two insurgents with two motorbikes have been detained.
T.Yarzada
 

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