20 June 2019

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Thursday, June 20, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The second meeting of Herat of Asia-Istanbul Process ambassadors for 2019 was held and chaired by deputy minister of political affairs for Ministry of Foreign Affairs here yesterday, a statement said.
Thanking Turkey for hosting the upcoming meeting in Ankara city, Idress Zaman briefed the participants on plans and confidential measures within the framework of the process, the statement from MoFA added.  Meanwhile, Turkish Ambassador presented the details of upcoming Senior Officials Meeting (SOM), saying the meeting would be held in Ankara on 25th of June and would seek regional cooperation and consensus for Afghan peace process, the statement added.

Thursday June 20, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Second Vice-President Sarwar Danesh in the first ‘Imam Abu Hanifa International Symposium’ has said that Afghanistan is a good example of religious consensus and coexistence between Shiites and Sunni. The Symposium, attended by representatives of 15 Islamic countries, cabinet members and religious scholars, was opened yesterday by Second Vice-President Sarwar Danesh. Pointing to life and works of Imam Abu Hanifa, VP Danesh considered richness of Hanafi jurisprudence, tolerance, individually freedom, justice and rationality as principle characteristics of Hanafi’s jurisprudence. “The jurisprudence of Imam Abu Hanifa is richer than jurisprudence of most jurisprudent religions,” VP Danesh said, stressing that the extremism which has emerged by the name of Daesh and other groups is the toughest enemy of thoughts and character of Imam Abu Hanifa and his jurisprudence. He further said that Imam Abu Hanifa was avoiding extremism and never call any ahl-e-qibla as infidel.

Thursday June 20, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah participated in 79th graduation ceremony of students of Kabul Medical University and delivered speech yesterday.
According to BNA report, speaking to graduated students of the university, the country’s chief executive while congratulating the graduated students, their families and academic society of the country said completing this higher education period was a significant stage, but entering educated youths to the society was in fact entering to world of new responsibilities. “Knowledge has no border and we hope that the new graduated students will serve health sector and their country regardless to religion, tribe and affiliation to any political and faction relations as our country needs honestly and continued services of new graduated students,” chief executive said, adding it was not true that saying a big part of our patients go abroad due to lack of experienced and qualified doctors. He said there were still honest, honorable and committed teachers and doctors serving for the country as very good developments have been done in the field of health in the country. In the ceremony, acting minister of higher education Abdul Tawab Bala Karzai said that the government was providing higher education to BA level to Afghan youths free of any charges; therefore, the anticipation of the government from the graduated students was to honestly serve the country.

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Polio Virus crippled a two year-old boy in Meherabad village, Urozgan province.
Earlier a Polio incident was reported in Watapor District, Kunar province.
According to BNA report, since the beginning of this year, nine positive polio events have been recorded in Urozgan, Kandahar and Helmand provinces.
Public Health Ministry with releasing a statement said, the lack of access to all children at the time of implementation of vaccination against paralysis, many children have been threatened.
Currently Afghanistan and Pakistan are the only countries where positive polio cases still exist.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Pul-e-Alam (BNA) Two Taliban terrorist group were killed and five others have been arrested in clearing operation carried out by security troops in Logar province.
Ahmad Shakel Tasel press in charge of Thunder 203 army corps told BNA, the terrorists were killed and arrested in security forces operation in Padkhwab Shana region, of Logar province.
Five other terrorists have been arrested, said Tasel.
The terrorists were involved in destructive attacks especially in Logar highways.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, 20 June 2019 04:51

School To Be Built in Bamyan

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Bamyan (BNA) The construction work of a high school building kick off in Bamyan province yesterday.
Moahmmad Amir Aryoon Bamyan education head told BNA, the foundation stone of the school laid down on the occasion of World Migration Day for internal refugees from foreign countries in Betab region, Laghman province.
The school funded by United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at the cost of 13800,000 Afghanis.
The school will have 4 classrooms, library and other necessary facilities, will be completed within seven months, and there will be 400 students at one time.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, 20 June 2019 04:50

ASF Air Strikes Kill Taliban in Balkh

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Mazar-e-Sharif (BNA) Six armed Taliban were killed in Balkh province yesterday.
Mohammad Hanif Rezaee Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, the Taliban were killed by Afghan security forces air strikes in outskirt of Kohna-e-Chamtal District.
Nine other insurgents have been wounded in the raids, said Reazee.
Another report says, as a result of commando forces operation with support of air forces in Charboldak district, Balkh province, four insurgents have been detained and a village has been cleared from insurgents.
According to another report, in a clearing operation of security forces in outskirt of Doulatabad District, three Taliban were arrested and large numerous of weapons were seized.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Mazar-e-Sharif (BNA) Nahershahi District, Balkh province have cleared from insurgents last night.
Mohammad Hanif Rezaee Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, the district has been cleared in a clearing operation conducted by security forces from being of insurgents.
During the operation, Mir Mohammad known Mosafar one of the mine making experts of Taliban group with 16kgs of explosives has been detained.
T. Yarzada

Thursday June 20, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Minister of Foreign Affairs, Salahuddin Rabbani met with Iranian Ambassador to Kabul Mr. Mohammad Raza Bahrami.
MoF press office stated BNA, during the meeting, Mr. Bahrami assured the Afghan Foreign Minister of Iran’s support for Dr. Suraya Dalil’s candidacy for the position of the Deputy Director General with the International Organization for Migration and asked for the opening of Iran’s cultural office in Herat province.
Foreign Minister Rabbani appreciated Iran’s support for Afghanistan’s candidate for the position of DDG-IOM and emphasized the continuation of friendly relations between the two countries.

Thursday June 20, 2019

JALALABAD CITY (BNA) A group of Taliban militants put down their hand weapons and joined peace process in eastern Nangarhar province.
The insurgents were involved in terrorist and destructive activities in various parts of Nangarhar.
Shah Mahmoud Miakhail Nangarhar governor while appreciated the rebels joining to peace process asked from other militants to join peace process.
Mullah Safiullah a rebel who joined peace process said, I will take part in reconstruction and ensuring security situation in the country.
According to another report, seven ISIS fighter were forced to surrender themselves to Afghan security forces in Nangarhar province.
Based on released figure, 550 members of ISIS group have been surrendered themselves to Afghan security forces with the last three months in Nangarhar province.

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