11 July 2020

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Sunday May 31, 2020
HERAT CITY (BNA) Eight members of a family lost their lives following traffic incident in Adraskan district, Herat-Kandahar highway last night.
BNA quoting Jailani Farhad spokesman of Herat governor reported, the incident took place while vehicle of the family smashed with a truck in relevant areas of Adraskan district, Herat-Kandahar highway, in which eight members of a same family lost their lives and a child was wounded.
Women and children were among the deaths, Jailani added.


Sunday May 31, 2020
Kabul (BNA) A special meeting, chaired by the country’s Second Vice-President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh, was held to set a new work program for both the governmental and non-governmental organizations in the country, said a statement from his office Saturday.
The meeting which was attended by the heads of governmental and non-governmental organizations resolved that to avoid further outbreak of the coronavirus disease, the administrations should arrange their work plans based on two shifts following even and odd days of a week and from 7 am till 1 pm, the statement said.
Under the meeting resolution, financial and banking workers and money exchangers are excepted from the said work plan and instructed to continue their works besides taking the advices of the ministry of public health serious.
At the meeting, this was also discussed that authorized representatives from the ministry of labor and social affairs, ministry of public health, Kabul governor, representatives of the private sector and the office of the president special representative for economic and trade expansion and reduction of poverty to provide the private sector work rules in a joint meeting and present to the next meeting for finalization, according to the statement.
Acting minister of work and social affairs Sayed Anwar Sadat said the procedure was set for both the governmental and non-governmental organizations to prevent further outbreak of coronavirus in the country.
The procedure was instructed to be practiced by the ministry of labor and social affairs, after it was approved by the meeting members, the statement added.
Representatives of the education and higher education ministries have also shared their views about the resumption of the lessons and holding entrance exams for universities and have been asked to talk on the issue in a joint meeting with the related organs including the ministry of labor and social affairs and share their opinions with the next meeting in order to take final decision.
Needed preparation by the national entrance exam administration, has also been instructed to be taken for holding the entrance exam, the statement further said.
Domestic and foreign flights have also been said to be arranged based on the national and international health procedures, the statement said.

Friday May 29, 2020
CHARIKAR CITY (BNA) Foodstuffs have been distributed to hundreds poor and destitute families in central Parwan province yesterday.
According to BNA report, the foodstuffs have been distributed to 900 needy and affected families due to COVID-19 in Charikar city the provincial capital of Parwan province.
Shah Wali Shahid deputy governor of Parwan said, the distributed aids included four, rice, cooking ghee, bean, tea and salt.
Meanwhile, Mohammad Haroon Noor representative of civil society in Parwan told, central government have allocated 20 million Afghanis aiming to fight COVID-19 to Parwan province that half of the budget bought health equipment and 8 million Afghani purchased foodstuffs.
Distribution process of foodstuffs continue to needy and affected families in center and districts of the province, Noor a

Friday May 29, 2020
FAIZABAD CITY (BNA) Recent flash floods have caused heavy financial losses in three districts of northeastern Badakhshan province.
According to BNA report, the flash floods affected farmers and ranchers in relevant areas of Jorm, Baharak and Shuhada districts of the province.
The people lost their hiuses, agricultural lands and livestock in the districts.
The affected people demand from local and central government to assist with them.
Sayed Abdullah Hamayoun Dehqan head of ccounter-disaster department in Badakhshan said, a delegation organized from representatives of charity organizations have dispatched to the districts to assess the flash floods’ losses.

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