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Thursday, November 28, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has considered reports about recent sexual abuse in Logal as concerning.
The country’s President said he had instructed the intelligence agency to stop the proceedings in this regard, adding: “The protection of civil society and human rights defenders is the sole responsibility of the security forces.
President Ghani added that such cases should be investigated and reviewed by Attorney General Office (AGO) and Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC).
President Ghani also ordered an investigation into an alleged pedophile ring operating in the country’s schools, and criticized Afghanistan’s main intelligence agency for detaining two activists who helped expose the scandal.
The country’s President further said: “He was deeply disturbed about the recent reports on sexual abuse”, and that he instructed the Education Ministry to provide him a “thorough report” on the matter as soon as possible.

President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan stressed that he would further review the issue of maintaining security of defenders of human rights by holding the rule of law meeting on Thursday.

Thursday, 28 November 2019 06:17

President Ghani Pays Visit to Parwan

Thursday, November 28, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, leading a high-ranking government delegation, paid a visit to Parwan to review reconstruction process of Jabul Seraj Palace.
Visiting various sections of the palace, the country’s President in a meeting with elders and dignitaries of Parwan said the Jabul Seraj Palace would be changed to museum of Jihad and Resistance of the people of Afghanistan.

Thursday, November 28, 2019
Kabul (BNA) National Security Advisor, Dr. Hamdullah Mohib and the Saudi Arabia Ambassador, Jasim Mohammad Alkhalidi discussed bilateral cooperation and continued friendly relation between the two countries, a statement from his office said Wednesday.
Both sides spoke on the continuation of cooperation between Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia as well as issues relating to terrorists groups, with the country’s national security advisor saying the government of Afghanistan has gained eye-catching achievements in war on Taliban and Daesh militants this year, the statement said.
The Saudi Ambassador called terrorism the enemy of the whole people in the world and said the phenomenon should be fought jointly, the statement quoted.
He said his country was ready for cooperation in fighting all terrorist groups in Afghanistan, the statement quoted.

Thursday, November 28, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a farewell meeting with NATO RS deputy commander to Afghanistan Gen. Rainey conferred Mir Masjidi Khan state medal on him at Presidential Palace on Tuesday.
The medal awarded to recognize his enduring partnership with the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces for the stability and security of Afghanistan.
In the meeting, President Ghani praised Gen. Rainey for his efforts and services towards counter terrorism, maintaining peace and stability and strengthening the Afghan forces.
The outgoing NATO RS deputy commander to Afghanistan Gen. Rainey said that it was needed he would come back to serve in Afghanistan.


Thursday November 28, 2019
BAZARAK CITY (BNA) The construction work of two public utility projects has been completed and put into exploitation in Panjshir province yesterday.
Mohammad Mansour Onaby spokesperson of Panjshir governor told BNA correspondent, the projects include the construction of administration and accounting institute’s building and a water canal that constructed with a sum of 243,000 USD funded by India in Onaba and Rukha districts of the province.
Mohammad Amin Seddiqi deputy of governor of Panjshir, Ismail Rahimi deputy of ministry of finance, delegations from ministry of energy and water, finance and technical and professional administration and heads of different departments were present at the inauguration ceremony of the projects.

Thursday, November 28, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Police of Kabul arrested seven people on charges carrying illegal weapons.
Ferdous Faramerz spokesman of Kabul security directorate told BNA correspondent, seven people have been detained on charges carrying illegal weapons from outskirt of 10th and 15th of Kabul city.
Several heavy and light weapons, a Saracha car were seized by police forces from the detainees.
T. Yarzada


Thursday, 28 November 2019 06:16

Mines Discovered in Nimroz

Thursday, November 28, 2019
Zaranj (BNA) The police of Nimroz discovered and defused seven mines yesterday.
Ibrahim Amini press in charge of Nomroz security commandment told BNA, the officials of this commandment discovered and confiscated seven mines which were planted by insurgents under a bridge in Zaranj –Chakhansor road.
Another report says, police of Nimroz arrested a man with several types of chemicals used in making bombs from suburb of Zaranj city.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, 28 November 2019 06:15

School Construction Work Kick Off in Nangarhar

Thursday, November 28, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  The construction work of a school building kick off in Saqawa region, Khogyani District, Nangarhar province.
Feraidon Azhand spokesman of rural rehabilitation and development ministry told BNA correspondent, the school has been constructed through national citizenship program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry.
The school will have six classrooms, and other necessary facilities.
The school will be built in three month, and it provides education opportunity for 300 boys and girls.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, 28 November 2019 06:14

Insurgents Killed By Commando Forces Operation

Thursday, November 28, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  Six armed insurgents were killed by commando forces operation in Nahersaraj district, Helmand province last night.
National defense ministry press office told BNA the commando forces conducting clearing operations on hideouts of Terrorists in the mentioned district, killed six insurgents, and arrested four others.
Heavy and light weapons, and four motorcycles of them have been demolished in the operation.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, 28 November 2019 06:14

Narcotic Drugs Confiscated in Panjshir

Thursday, November 28, 2019
Bazarak (BNA) Police of Panjshir province detained two men on charges smuggling narcotic drugs.
Colonel Gulistan Asem anti-narcotic head of Panjshir security directorate said, the anti-narcotic police of the commandment discovered and seized 15 kgs of hashish from a corolla car.
The drugs have been discovered and confiscated in Shetal District and it was expected to be transferred to Kabul.
T. Yarzada

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