17 July 2018

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Jalalabad (BNA) 30 Daesh fighters were killed in recent strikes of Afghan security forces in east of the country last night.
The insurgents were suppressed in parts of Nangarhar province by air and ground strikes.
Selab army corps commander in east of the country told BNA, the fighters were killed on their strongholds in Achen, Chaparhar, and Kot Districts.
According to reports several strongholds of Daesh with all war equipment have been demolished.
Likewise, the security officials of Nangarhar province have failed conspiracy of Taliban for organizing a series of blasts.
Security officials discovered and neutralized six mines from busy roads of the province and prevented from bloody events.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Maimana (BNA) Fve members of a family lost their lives due to mortar mine blast in Shirintagab District, Faryab province.
BNA correspondent quoting from residents of the area, the event occurred in Tardkol village, of the mentioned district in which a girl, two women and two men were lost their lives.
Residents of the area said, the mortar mine was fired by security forces, but security officials reject this claim, investigation has been started by police in this regard.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The bilateral trade between Afghanistan and India is expected to more than double to reach USD 2 billion by 2020 with the opening of air cargo route between the two countries.
“The bilateral trade between Afghanistan and India is USD 900 million and with opening of air corridor our target to take it to USD 2 billion by 2020,” Afghanistan Ambassador to India, Shaida Mohammad Abdali  said at an USAID-FICCI event the other day.
India-Afghanistan have opened up two direct air cargo routes linking New Delhi and Mumbai to Kabul. The Kabul-Mumbai route was opened up last year.
Since starting of Kabul -New Delhi air corridor in mid-June 2017 followed by second air corridor between Kabul-Mumbai in December 2017 more than 100 Flights have been conducted between the two countries and transported 2,500 metric tons of goods.
“We want more and more flights but landing during night hours is not allowed. These are small issues which will be resolved over time as plans to establish air corridor connection with more Indian cities,” Economic Advisor to PresidentGhani, Ajmal Ahmadi said.
He said that Afghanistan has opened up its power, pharmaceutical, optical cable manufacturing and other sectors by allowing 100 percent foreign direct investment where it is looking forward to significant participation from Indian firms.
“Afghanistan still considers India as the largest market for agriculture and craft products. During the last three years Kabul exported about 10,200 metric tons in volume to India. In last one year alone, it went up to 2,500 metric tons and this year we expect it to reach 5,000 metric tons, ”Ahmadi said.
He said that Afghanistan is going to make changes in existing rules for mineral sector in the country, which will boost the bilateral trade with India.
Abdali said that Indian and Afghanistan companies had last year signed business agreement worth USD 250 million during the same event held last year.
“Today about a USD 2 million deal has been signed between Indian and Afghanistan companies. We expect many more deals to be signed in next two days,” Abdali said.
Indian firm Generous Treasures and Afghanistan Red Gold Saffron at the event signed deal to form a joint-venture firm with equal investments to sell around 2.5 tons of saffron during upcoming season of the crop, representatives of the two-firm said.
 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani spoke with Faryab province’s local in charges and security sector officials via a videoconference and reviewed the security situation of that province, the presidential palace said in a statement the other day.
Attended by a number of security sector and government officials, the videoconference held in Tawhid National Center on Saturday, according to the statement.
At the outset, army chief of staff Gen. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali presented his report about general security situation and operations.
Likewise, Gen. Akhtar Mohammad Ibrahimi senior deputy minister of interior presented his report about police reforms in Faryab province, the statement added.
Furthermore, Ebadullah Ebad, National Directorate of Security’s provincial deputy and Naqibullah Fayeq Faryab governor presented their reports about operative situation, governance and ongoing problems in that province, the statement went on to say.
They said that the security situation in Maimana and other districts of Faryab province was satisfactory and steps have already been taken to further improve that, the statement added.
They added, over the last days, the protests have been launched in a peaceful atmosphere and the government ensured the protestors’ security.
The officials pointed out that Khwaja Sabz Posh and Dawlat Abad highway has been opened and they assured the people the highway would not be closed again, adding operations are ongoing to open other routes as well.
After hearing the officials’ reports, the president thanked them of good management.  He also appreciated Faryab people’s cooperation with the government.
To accelerate assistances’ distribution process to those affected by droughts and floods in Northern provinces of the country particularly in Faryab, the president instructed the organs’ concerned to step up in the respect.
President Ghani also said that to manage floods in the country, the government had a specific draft and Faryab would be prioritized in this regard.
At the end, the president tasked the relevant organs to strengthen stability and ensure justice in Faryab province.  He also instructed the security and defensive sector’s officials to pay heed in better supplying of forces deployed in that province.
 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Security and national defense forces have launching 9 joint offensive operations with support of national army forces in various parts of the country, killed 156 armed terrorists, wounded 59 and detained 55 others.
According to national defense ministry press office to BNA, the operations were conducted with support of air and artillery forces in Nangarhar, Ghazni, Paktia, Maidan-Wardak, Kandahar, Urozgan, Zabul, Herat, Farah, Badghis, Takhar, Faryab, Kunduz, Balkh and Helmand provinces.
T. Yarzada
 


Sunday, July 15, 2018
Faizabad (BNA) The construction work of Shorabak power dam kick off in Faizabad city capital of Badakhshan province at the cost of more than 43 million Euro.
Mohammad Gul Kholmi care-taker of Water and power ministry told BNA correspondent, the Shorabak power dam will be constructed by German aid, with a production capacity of  7/2 megawatts of power in south of Faizabad city , Badakhshan province.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, 15 July 2018 06:35

Taliban Shot Dead Civilians In Farah

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Farah (BNA) Two civilians were mercilessly martyred by Taliban in Farah province yesterday.
It is said that the two civilians had committed food items in military units in Farah province.
Mohibullah Mohib police spokesman of Farah told BNA, the civilians have been martyred in Dasht-e-Zantalaq region, Balabalok District of the province.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Lashkargah (BNA) A policeman was martyred in a suicide attack took place in Helmand province yesterday noon.
Mohammad Omar Zwak spokesman for Helmand governor told BNA, a suicide bomber detonated his car packed explosive near police checkpoint, in which a policeman was martyred and 11 others have been injured.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Kunduz (BNA) A Taliban leader was arrested in Kunduz province.
General Sayeed Amir Shah Sadat head of national security of Kunduz province told BNA, Deen Mohammad one of Taliban leaders who worked as doctor in one of clinics of that province, arrested by NDS personnel.
He added, the arrested man was prosecuted for two months by NDS personnel of that province.
In the last one month, the National Directorate of Security office of Kunduz province arrested three key men of Taliban in center of Kunduz province as well.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday July 15, 2018
Trenkot (BNA) 13 insurgents attributed Taliban group were killed and dozen others have been injured in conflicts by security forces in Urozgan province yesterday.
The insurgents were targeted in Dehrawod district and suburb of Trenkot city bazaar while terrorist activities.
Atal army corps commander told BNA 13 insurgents were killed by commando forces raids in the districts.
No harm and casualties sustained to security forces and civilians in the raids.
According to another report, ten armed Taliban were killed by security forces in Kandahar province last night.
The insurgents were shelling by security troops while terrorists event.
ANA commander in south of the country said, 10 armed rebels were killed in the conflicts.
According to another report, security officials prevented a series of blasts in Dehrawod district and suburb of Trenkot city.
Security officials discovered seven mines from crowded areas of the province and prevented from bloody events.
No one has been detained in the connection of the case.
T. Yarzada

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