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Sunday May 12, 2013
Kabul (BNA): The coffin of Suliman Yari a member of Senate was laid to rest in Jamal Mina of Kabul yesterday, BNA reported.
In the burial ceremony which was attended among others by Senate chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimyar, some cabinet members and government officials, the senate chairman in his speech described the late senator Yari’s death as a great loss to Senate.
Numerous of social figures and politicians including Sibghatullah Mujaddedi, second vice president Mohammad Karim Khalili and lawmaker Hajji Mohmmad Mohaqiq in their messages besides expressed sympathy with the families and friends of the late senator.

Thursday, May 9, 2013
Kabul (BNA): 29 year old, Moska Najib is one of 150 applicants short listed for Australia’s ‘Best Jobs in the World Competition.’
Ms. Najib is the only Afghan contender representing her country.
The only Afghan still in the running from over 600,000 entries from across 196 countries for ‘The Best Jobs in the World’
Applicants for the global contest closed on 10 April with nearly 350,000 contenders from 196 different countries.
Applicants were added to complete a 30 second video explaining why they should get the job.
Tourism officials had to watch more than 45,000 videos this month and paring down the applications to 25 finalists in each of the six job categories outback adventurer, taste master, lifestyle photographer, chief funster, park ranger and wildlife caretaker, Moska Najib, an aspiring filmmaker who is currently working as a freelance producer and photographer, has made it through as one of 25 candidates in the running for the role of lifestyles photographer, based in Melbourne, Victoria.
Moska says, “This was a great opportunity for an Afghan, like me, to compete”.
Such openings are rare for us, and even more so for a women from my country.”
She further added: “There are many young individuals, both in Afghanistan and outside who have the talent and potential to outshine their international peers in competition alike, but many aren’t eligible because they are Afghans.
I saw this competition as my chance and I grabbed it.”
At winning her first challenge, Moska says, “I am really happy at reaching the top 25.
It would be an amazing experience if I make it through to the next stage”.
The jobs were announced by Tourism Australia earlier this year as part of a $4 million youth tourism campaign.
They were created following the success of a 2009 initiative by authorities in Queensland seeking an “island caretaker” on the world famous Great Barrier Reef.
The post widely referred to as “the Best Job in the World” attracted 35,000 and was won by Briton Ben Southall.
This year, the winning applicants will have a six month salary worth AUA $100,000, including living costs.
For the next stage of the competition, each shortlisted applicant has been asked to search for the ultimate references to endorse their application and tell the world why they are the best possible candidate for one of the “Best Jobs in the World.’
If successful, the applicants will be invited to a final assessment in Australia in mid-June, with the six successful job candidate announced on 21 June.
Tourism Australia managing director Andrew McEvoy says. “Now it’s time for the short listed contestants to show the public what they’re made of.
We’re looking for people who are great storytellers, adventurous, inspiring and eager to immerse themselves in Australia’s tourism experiences.”

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Charikar (BNA) Thousands of people in Parwan’s provincial capital Charikar took to the streets yesterday and condemned Pakistani incursion in Goshta district of Nangarhar province, BNA reported. 
Besides chanting anti-Pakistan slogans, the demonstrators lauded the Shahid Mohammad Qasim for sacrificing his life for defending the country’s sovereignty. 
Addressing the rally, Parwan governor Abdul Basir Salangi said that Afghans would respond irrecusably to any invaders. 
Several others including police chief Abdul Rahman Sarjang also spoke on the occasion, saying the people of Parwan are ready to stand alongside national security forces and defend the country’s freedom tooth and nail.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Afghan government has determinedly endeavored to accelerate the momentum of rehabilitation and renovation process to lead the war-devastated Afghanistan towards self-reliance, social-economic development and provide a peaceful and prosperous future for the Afghan nation.
Fortunately currently Afghanistan holds a well-trained and equipped strong military force to defend from the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Afghanistan.
The successful security transition in many provinces of the country clearly demonstrates the ANSF capabilities in maintaining security and restoration of peace. Presently the ANSF have the responsibilities of maintaining security in more than 80% of Afghanistan territory and its schedule that these forces to take security charge of the remained areas till end of the current year. Warm bilateral relations with other countries of the world retains significant role in development process of a country as without sincere cooperation of international community progress can`t be achieved. The Afghan government has always attached great importance to its relation with world society and since the formation of the interim administration in the country progress has been witnessed in Afghanistan relations with international society. Afghanistan presently maintains friendly relations with renowned governments. The Afghan government has also suggested cooperation of the friend countries in restoration of peace and prosperity in the country. Now the Afghan government endeavors to practice its promises and commitments for durable peace in Afghanistan so the war-suffered Afghans get rid of misfortunes. The peace and reconciliation process retains pivotal role for a peaceful Afghanistan so the course should move forward effectively with positive consequences. The time is running and the Afghan people wait and strive for their destiny making change. The government of the Islamic republic of Afghanistan has also speed up the momentum of activities that guarantees the restoration of durable peace and stability in the country and prevail a prosperous future to the Afghan people. Speeding up the peace efforts, the process of transition from the foreign forces and economic growth of the country are aspects encouraging Afghans to be confident on a steady future of Afghanistan. The successful implementation of the process besides strengthening the war-shattered economy, improving the security situation and development of the country would also lay productive consequences in stability of the region and the countries located in this particular area of the world would feel safe from the threats of terrorist and enemies of peace and stability in the region.