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Saturday July 15, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh has instructed ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs and the Afghan Ariana Airlines and other relevant organs to pursue their tasks and responsibilities in accordance to contracts and conditions signed between them for executing national Hajj process so that the process would end in a better way. In a session of national Hajj committee held in second vice president office, minister of Hajj and Religious Affairs Faiz Mohammad Osmani said based on regulations of Saudi Arabia, issuing visas to Afghan pilgrims would start when flights program for dispatching pilgrims had been finalized and registered in the system, stressing that Ariana Airlines should finalize schedules of flights as soon as possible so that relevant affairs for issuing visas would be facilitated. Trading deputy to Ariana Airlines Abdul Ali Ferogh assured that the schedules would be soon finalized.

Saturday July 15, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The UN has stressed the need for collective efforts to combat terrorism, urging regional countries to chalk out a joint strategy, the National Security Council (NSC) said on Thursday.
The UN secretary-general’s special representative Tadamichi Yamamoto and National Security Advisor (NSA) Mohammad Hanif Atmar discussed issues related to Afghanistan and the region at large. Tadamichi Yamamoto hailed the successful conduct of the Kabul Process meeting under the leadership of the Afghan government a major development and an important step toward peace and stability in the country.
According to a statement from NSC, The UN representative stressed on pledge made during the Kabul Process huddle should be implemented and coordination should foster a head of the next meeting. He believed all steps taken for peace in Afghanistan had yielded a positive outcome but the Kabul process — an Afghan initiative for negotiations with insurgent outfits — had massive backing from the UN and the global fraternity. He called for regional cooperation in the fight against terrorism, hoping regional countries would evolve a unified strategy to eliminate the scourge. Atmar thanked the UN backing of the Kabul process as well as political and humanitarian support. He agreed regional cooperation was vital in combating terrorism, which posed a threat to the region.

Saturday July 15, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Fire has swept through a store in Mazar-e-Sharif city, the provincial capital of the northern Balkh province of Afghanistan yesterday.
A security official in Mazar-e-Sharif city told BNA reporter, firefighter team succeeded to restrain the fire.
The main reason behind the incident is not clear yet, but security forces start searching regarding the event.
Meanwhile, the fire has caused financial losses in the area.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Jawzjan (BNA) 68 war affected families received assistances in Jawzjan province.
Syeed Talib Sadat care-taker of refugees and repatriation office of Jawzjan told BNA, the aids were disseminated for families who were displaced due to war from Darzab and Qaisar Districts to Sheberghan city.
He added, PIN office which is a foreign charity organization assisted sums 14,000 Afghanis for each displaced family.
Likewise, WFP assisted flour, ghee, pulses, salt tents and blanket for these families in the province.
T. Yarzada

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