19 March 2018

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Saturday March 17, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Speaking in the 23rd martyrdom anniversary of Abdul Ali Mazari, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani called on all Afghans to get united as the chapter of discords have passed and there is a need for practicing the country’s constitution, a statement from the Presidential Palace said.
“Arg [The Presidential Palace] is the home of all Afghan brothers and equal tribes. Arg is the hope of all Afghans and all Afghans are equal with each other,” said the president adding the Presidential Palace was neither the place of despotism nor belonged to any special person.
Pointing to the past experiences faced by the Hazara minority, the president said: “No one can say that based on the human source, the Hazara tribe should be referred to the past days.”
The president, while praying for the soul of Marzari, the martyr of national unity, said: “Our political arm should be wide, not limited. The more we restrict ourselves , the more we would restrict Afghanistan possibilities and with an open mind have started to how resolve the pains and political crisis of Afghanistan, not to enlarge it.”
The president hoped the parliamentary and district level elections should be a mean of national consensus and a future roadmap under the country’s constitution and the people willing, said the statement.
He said poverty and injustice should be put an end and that our pains of the past shouldn’t remain hindering our present and future, the statement said.

Thursday March 15, 2018

Matoon City (BNA) Afghan National Army troops succeeded to discover and defuse two vehicles packed with explosive materials in Khost province.
Brig. Gen. Dawlat Waziri spokesman for ministry of national defense told BNA correspondent, Afghan National Army by launching a military operation succeeded to discover two vehicles type of Saracha and Suar packed with explosive materials from Zour Kot area, Mousa Khail district of the province.
Six terrorists accused of the case were arrested and 2 Kalashnikovs and 4 pistols have been seized from them as well, the source added.

Thursday March 15, 2018
Kabul (BNA) As many as 12 armed insurgents including their 2 local commanders were killed and 12 others were wounded during military operations conducted by Afghan security forces within the last 24 hours across the country.
Ministry of national defense press office reported BNA, the operations were launched to annihilate armed oppositions and ensure peace and stability in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Kunar, Parwan, Ghazni, Kandahar, Zabul, Urozgan, Farah, Badghis, Faryan, Nimroz and Helmand provinces.
Some heavy and light weapons belonging the terrorists have been seized during the operations as well, the source added.

Thursday March 15, 2018

Herat City (BNA) So-called district governor of Taliban for Kashak Kohna district of Herat province was arrested by security personnel.
Mullah Abdul Raouf shadow district governor of Taliban for Kashak Kohan district was busy on anti-government activities in Chawk Shahr Naw region, 2nd precinct of Herat city.
Jailani Farhad provincial spokesman of Herat told BNA reporter, since long time Mullah Abdul Raouf was under pursuit that finally arrested by Afghan security troops.
According to another report, two persons who were responsible for war equipping of Taliban militants arrested in Herat city.
The persons were involved on buying weapons to Taliban rebels were arrested in Darb Malik region, 6th precinct of Herat city.
Five weapons, some military equipment and a vehicle type of Saracha have been discovered from them.

Thursday March 15, 2018

Mahtarlam City (BNA) About 10 anti-government militias were killed following military operation led by Afghan security forces in eastern Laghman province yesterday.
Senior commander of Sylab army corps told BNA correspondent, the operation carried out to suppress armed oppositions in vicinity of Mahtarlam city and Alingar district of the province, in which 10 militants were killed.
The insurgents were busy on organizing terrorist and destructive activities, which targeted and killed by Afghan security troops, the source added.
Also during the operation 10 villages have been cleared from being of armed oppositions, the source further added.
It has been said, a weapon storage belonging Taliban terrorist group have been seized by Afghan security personnel following the military operation.

Thursday March 15, 2018

Jalalabad City (BNA) At least 18 loyalists of Islamic State for Syria and Iraq (ISIS) terrorist group killed during latest air and ground attacks carried out by Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province.
The ISIS loyalists targeted and killed in Heska Mena and Dor Baba districts of the province.
A commander of Sylab army corps in the east of the country told BNA reporter, 18 ISIS fighters were killed following the raids.
Several hideouts of the terrorist groups along with its military equipment have been destroyed during the attacks, the source added.
According to another report, Afghan security personnel by discovering and defusing three round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent series of blasts in crowded areas of Nangarhar province.
The mines had been planted by terrorists in crowded areas of the province to target Afghan security forces and innocent civilians.
At the same time, a weapon storages belonging terrorist group have been seized by Afghan security personnel in Koot district, Nangarhar province.
Some heavy and light weapons have been discovered from the storage.
The militants have used the storage in their terrorist and destructive activities, local officials said.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 08:39

Car Topple Took The Lives of Four Passengers

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Neeli City (BNA) At least four people have died when a passenger car overturned in relevant areas of Shahristan district, Daikundi province yesterday.
Yaqoub Shafaq district governor of Shahristan told BNA reporter, the incident took place in Paykharbaid region, Shahristan district of the province, in which 4 people including two women lost their lives and five others were injured.

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Neeli City (BNA) A group of 6 armed oppositions by understanding true put down their hand weapons and joined peace process in Daikundi province yesterday.
Ali Akbar Natiqi spokesman of Daikundi governor told BNA correspondent, the insurgents are residents of Nawa Mesh and Kajran districts of Daikundi province, which were involved on anti-government activities in relevant areas of Kajran district of Daikundi and Gyzab district of Urozgan province. 
The armed rebels have been joined peace process with their hand weapons, Natiqi added.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 08:27

HUDC Meeting Discusses Issues On Agenda

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani chaired the meeting of the High Urban Development Council (HUDC), discussing issues including improvement of the Kabul River banks and Kabul Machin Khana, a statement from the presidential palace said Tuesday.
The president, at the beginning of the meeting, submitted the key of an apartment to Najibullah, former special force troop who lost his sight during a counter-insurgent operation in Farah province and praised him for his service to the people and country, the statement said. At the meeting, Najibullah Maiwand, one of the Agha Khan Foundation representatives presented his plan about the Kabul River banks and Kabul Machin Khana, including survey, planning, designing, modernization and reuse, improvement and access and the like, according to the statement. The country’s president said the area of Machin Khana belonged to the ministry of defense but, it has now evacuated and added that historical engineering about the area should be kept and the scope and type of activities in this area should be specified. He added the two sides should be turned into a revenue sources, the statement quoted. The president said the area should be provided with cultural activities, including conferences, libraries, cultural meetings and theater as well as sustainable market should be provided for the women products in this area. The president said: “By applying the plan, we can create business opportunities and the Agha Khan Foundation has high capacity for changing the area into the regular one.” Our opinion is to transfer all government administrations from the center of the capital to the Darul-Aman area and in this field, Sasaki Foundation is working with us as adviser about the Kabul future,” said the president. He said survey of the road from Dehmazang to the Darul-Aman area has been completed and there was a need for laying fundamental corner stone, hoping to change Kabul city into a capital with proper urbanization. The president asked for serious attention to the protection and revitalization of the Kabul city historical areas. The meeting said that 10 new projects presented by the Sasaki should be prioritized and related organs including ministry of urban development, Kabul Municipality and the Capital Zone Authority have been asked to provide a specific plan for the people information from the changes in the city.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Kabul (BNA) Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
One Dollar                                               69//20 Afs                           
One Pound Sterling                                 96/10    Afs                                                 
One Euro                                                85/40 Afs                           
One Emirate’s Dirham                           18/80 Afs                           
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees              619 Afs                           
One Thousand Indian Rupees                1060 Afs                                         
One Thousand Iranian Rupees              14/60 Afs                           

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