18 March 2018

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Friday February 16, 2018
Kabul (BNA) Foodstuffs have been distributed to hundreds returned, war-affected and poor families in eastern Nangarhar province.
Ghulam Haidar Faqirzai head of refugees and repatriation department in Nangarhar said BNA correspondent, in this round 400 destitute, war-damaged and returned families from Pakistan have received the assistances.
The distribution aids include, flour, cooking ghee, peace and salt, which provided by World Food Program (WFP) and United National High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Faqirzai added.
Process of aids distribution to needy, war-affected and returned families from Pakistan continuing in the province.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Taloqan (BNA) International Organization for Migration (IOM) distributed assistance to more than 330 children deported from foreign countries.
According to a local office of IOM Sharifullah Zahid, each child deported from Iran and Pakistan received rice, flour, cooking oil, blanket, floor and kitchen dishes.
He said that IOM was determined to providing learning opportunities to the children so they could reach self-sufficiency.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Ghazni (BNA) Three people lost their lives in crashing of a 303 bus in Moqor District, Ghazni province yesterday.
Mohammad Aref Noori spokesman for Ghazni governor told BNA, the people were lost their lives due to crashing of a bus in Lalm village, Moqor District of the province.
In the event, 15 other commuters of the bus have been injured.
He added, the bus was moving from Kandahar to Kabul, overturned the road due to heavy snowfall and crashed.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) says it has planned to create job opportunities for more than 15,000 Afghan returnees.
Mujib-ur-Rahmand Karimi, the MRRD Minister on Sunday said that they have established carpet weaving workhouses for the returnees in nine provinces of the country, as part of the industries development plan in rural areas.
It is expected that about 5,000 carpet weaving workhouses will be established within next three months which will also include raw materials used for weaving carpets.
Reports suggest, that more than 1 million cubic meters of carpets are woven by Afghan carpet weavers each year, however, due to lack of sufficient capacity, the carpets are being transferred to neighboring countries and from there being exported to other countries with different trademarks.

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