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Tuesday 21 February 2012,


February 20, 2012 -President Hamid Karzai spoke on the phone with the US President, Barack Obama on Monday evening (Kabul time) and talked about his recent visit to Islamabad and his meetings with government officials as well as political and religious leaders in Pakistan.


The conversation also included talks on the bilateral relations, Afghanistan peace process and the situation in the region.


President Karzai described as fruitful and productive his visit to Pakistan where he said held frank, comprehensive and detailed discussions on the issue of peace process with all the important sides in Pakistani.


President Obama termed President Karzai’s trip to Pakistan a positive step in the efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan and hoped that such efforts continue in future.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 11:15

Workshop Held For Teacher Training In Samangan

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A learning workshop was held through Swedish Committee in Samangan province for capacity building of teachers.
According to Shamsul Haq, a provincial official for education, the workshop has been launched for 150 female teachers and would last for three weeks.
He said the workshop aimed to introduce new teaching methods and build capacity of teaching in various subjects, as math, geometry, biology, physics and chemistry. 
Meanwhile, official for education have welcomed the program and considered it as effective for improvement of education in the province.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 11:12

11 Armed Insurgents Captured In Provinces

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Kabul (BNA) 11 armed insurgents have been captured during separate operations launched by Afghan and coalition forces in outskirts of Kabul and Khost provinces.
The individuals, identities were not yet clear and it is said numerous arms, a car and military equipments have been found in the operations.
Meanwhile, mines, light and heavy weapons have been discovered and seized by Afghan police in the outskirts of Nagarhar, Helmand and Paktika provinces.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 11:10

Police Arrests Terrorist In Laghman

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Laghman police on Sunday arrested a person carrying explosives in Laghman province.
According to Mohammad Nasim, a spokesperson for Laghman police, two people while carrying 30 packages of explosives by a car and taking them to Mehtarlam, capital city of Laghman were stopped by police in Targari Bridge area.
During the car search, police found explosives and detained the driver, while the other had a good escape.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Kabul (BNA) During separate operations launched yesterday by Afghan National Army forces in outskirts of Khost and Paktia province, numerous arms and weapons were discovered and seized.
According to Afghan ministry of defense, Afghan National Army forces launched the operations in outskirts of Khost and Paktia provinces discovering and seizing light arms, hand grenades, five anti-vehicle mines and some military equipments placed by armed insurgents in Sabari district of Khost and Gardiz, capital city in the province.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Three armed Taliban insurgents along with military equipments have been captured by Afghan security forces during fights in Maiwand district of Kandahar.
According to Kandahar police officials, during eradication of poppy in Maiwand district, Afghan security forces faced with a group of armed Taliban in the district.
After two hours clashes, three armed Taliban insurgents along with arms and equipments were captured.
After the clashes, Afghan security forces launched a clearing operation in the area where 2000 kg explosives, 40 mines, 13 kg ammonium nitrate and various shells were discovered and seized.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Three ISAF soldiers were killed in the west of Afghanistan yesterday.
BNA quoting from a press release of ISAF said, these soldiers were killed in a clash with armed Taliban in the west of the country.
The identities of the killed soldiers and the exact place of the event has not mentioned in the press release.
It is said American, Italy and Spanish soldiers have been stationed in the west of Afghanistan.
T. Rateb

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 07:25

10 Members Group of Taliban Joined Government

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Kandahar (BNA) a 10 members group of armed Taliban in Kandahar province were jointed to peace process yesterday.  This group led by Mawlawi Zainullah had activity against Afghan and NATO forces in the outskirts of Panjwai district of that province.  In joining ceremony deputy governor of Kandahar appreciated this action of Taliban and requested them to cooperate with government in ensuring of peace and reconstruction.  Mawlawi Zainullah promised that he will cooperate with that province in ensuring of peace and reconstruction. 

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 07:24

Unknown men Martyrs Student in Nangarhar

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Nangarhar (BNAS) a student of school who was contemporary Mullah Imam of a mosque in Nangarhar province was martyred by unidentified men yesterday.  This event occurred in the outskirts of Pechiragam district of Nangarhar province last night.   Police chief of Pechiragam district said to BNA, this student going from mosque to his home came under attack by unknown men and killed.  Residents of the area said that he had no link with any group.  According to police officials of Pechiragam district, they started search operation for arresting suspects of this even. 

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Kabul (BNA) Meeting with the members of high council of peace, President Hamid Karzai considered his Pakistan visit as important work-wise, very detailed and the best in the past ten years.  At the meeting that took place at the presidential palace yesterday, he added that he met with the government authorities and all the important political and religious parties of Pakistan.  He noted that his meetings with the Pakistani government authorities and Pakistan party leaders were carried in an atmosphere of friendship and they said that they respect Afghanistan’s independence and promised cooperation for facilitating of talks with the armed opposition of the government of Afghanistan.  He pointed that our talks were open and clear and took place on the basis of realities which was acceptable to the Pakistani side.  Ismayel Qasimyar international advisor of the high council considered the President’s visit to Pakistan as very important and said that you at the tri-partite meeting of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran took bold steps because cooperation, unity and unanimity of approach among the regional countries are very important and positive.  Considering the current events for the regional countries as very important, he added that the more such efforts take place; far better outcome will be obtained.