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Monday June 17, 2019

Kabul (BNA) At the sideline of the Fifth Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) held in Dushanbe, Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan, BNA reported. During the meeting, CE Abdullah thanked Turkey’s continued assistances to Afghanistan, particularly, that country’s President attention. Calling Turkey Afghanistan’s old friend and strategic alliance, CE Abdullah asked that country to continue cooperation with Afghanistan. Afterwards, President Erdogan called Afghanistan among Turkey’s close alliances and assured of his country’s continued cooperation with Afghanistan in all fields. Both sides also exchanges views on fighting insurgency, peace talks and upcoming presidential elections.

Monday, June 17, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The country’s Ministry of Public Health has launched the first National Breast Cancer Symposium in Kabul, the ministry said in a statement Sunday.
The main aim of the symposium was to standardize breast cancer diagnostic and treatment services, in cooperation with the local and foreign specialists and a number of doctors from across the country, said the statement.
Dr. Fida Mohammad Paikan, the Deputy MoPH on Health Services said launching the symposium would help raise awareness about the breast cancer as lack of awareness on the symptoms of cancers, particularly of the breast cancer, among the mass is the main factor behind the growth of the cancer disease.
He called caner the second reason of mortality in the world and said: “Cancer is the second factor of death among those being affected after hearth attack in the world, as in 2018, more than 18 million have affected various kinds of cancers from which 10 million have lost their lives, worldwide.”
Some 40,000 people are currently suffering cancer illness, while 20,000 people were affected with the diseases, from which 15000 lost their lives in 2018.
This should be noted that the Ministry of Public Health has activated the cancer diagnostic and treatment care in Jamhuriat, Isteqlal, Indira Gandhi Children hospitals and created the cancer diagnostic sections within the Kabul central laboratories.
The ministry is also planned to establish two 10-bed healthcare centers for cancer diagnostic and treatment in current year.

Monday, June 17, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Chaired by Second Vice President and Head of the National Commission to Support Children Rights Sarwar Danesh, the commission held its first meeting in Gulkhana Palace, BNA reported on Sunday.
The meeting discussed the draft procedure of the commission on supporting children rights, its implementing plan, the report on general situation of children rights, its policy’s primary framework and coordination mechanism among the relevant administrations.
VP Danesh called the law’s codification an effective step on supporting children rights and instructed the partner administrations to follow their tasks in accordance with its implementation.

Monday, June 17, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  Mohammad Rasoul Bawary, the Deputy Minister of Information and Culture, on Cultural Affairs, on Sunday, lauded the high position of mother and said marking the day was an integral part of our culture.’
Congratulating the day for the mothers during his address in a meeting, held on the advent of mother world day, the deputy minister called mothers the symbol of courage, resistance and devotion and that the high position of mothers would not be restricted to this day, but would be admired and respected forever.
Meanwhile the country’s First Lady in a video message congratulated the day for the entire mothers across the country and said mothers were the victims of first line of war.
“These the mothers who are losing their sons and husbands in the imposed wars in the country.”  Likewise, Shakila Nazari, Head of Information and Public Relation of the Ministry of Women Affairs, speaking on the occasion, blamed under- age marriage, wicked traditions and forced marriages among the challenges facing women in Afghanistan.
But she said her ministry had good achievements on low women’s mortality in the country, as according to a report released by the Ministry of Public Health mortality rate has reduced in 2018.
Karima Malizada

Monday, 17 June 2019 07:07

Women Handicrafts Exhibition Held

Monday, June 17, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  To mark Mother’s day, the ministry of information and culture inaugurated a ‘women Handicrafts Exhibition’ in Kabul on Sunday, BNA reported.
During the inauguration ceremony held in Temor Shahi Park, Deputy Minister of Information and Culture on Finance, Administrative and Tourism Affairs Sayeda Mojgan Mostafavi spoke about mothers’ economic independence role in the families and society, saying with organizing such programs, her office is making effort to prepare the ground for marketing of female entrepreneurs’ handicrafts in and abroad, the agency added.
Likewise, she reported about holding three international fairs in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Iran in near future.  To improve economy of 2000 female entrepreneurs whom have already been registered, deputy ministry of information and culture on Finance, administrative and tourism affairs holds such exhibitions five or six times each year, BNA continued.  During the exhibition, mothers’ handicrafts will put into display and for sale in 75 booths for three days.

Monday, June 17, 2019
Herat (BNA)  The NDS personnel arrested a man on drug trafficking in Herat province.
The man is one of the most famous smugglers of narcotic and alcoholic beverages in Herat city and neighboring provinces including Ghor and Badghis.
A security source of Herat told BNA, the detained man was charged with distributing and selling alcoholic beverages arrested by NDS personnel with dozens liters alcoholic beverages.
Another report says, another man was arrested with 30 liters of alcoholic beverages with a Saracha car by police forces in that province.
T. Yarzada

Monday, June 17, 2019
Nimroz (BNA) The security officials in Nimroz province arrested four men on suspicion of robbery.
Ibrahim Amini press in charge of Nimroz security directorate told BNA correspondent, the men were arrested as effort of anti-criminal officials for stolen vehicle from the Indians Camp in Zaranj city.
The case is under investigation by police forces.
T. Yarzada

Monday, June 17, 2019
Qalat (BNA) Four Taliban militants were killed in a clash by security officials in Zabul province last night.
The militants were targeted in suburb of Shahjou District bazaar while terrorist activities.
ANA senior commander in Atal army corps in south of the country told BNA, four insurgents were killed in the clash.
Numerous of weapons were also seized in the clash, he said.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Kabul (BNA) The defense and security forces in the last 24 hours conducting 15 joint offensive operations on insurgents’ hideouts in different parts of the country, killed 82 armed oppositions, wounded 23 and detained 9 others.
According to national defense ministry press office to BNA, the operations with support of Afghan air forces conducted in Ghazni, Zabul, Takhar, Farah, Herat, Helmand, Maidan-Wardak, Paktika, Kunar, Kapisa, Balkh, Sar-e-Pul, Kunduz, Ghor and Kandahar provinces.
T. Yarzada

Sunday June 16, 2019

Kabul (BNA) A narcotic drug smuggler was arrested by National Directorate Security (NDS) personnel in western Herat province.
The arrested person identified as Hamid known as Baba Hamid was arrested during an operative operation led by NDS in Herat province.
NDS source in Herat reported BNA, Hamid was busy on selling and distributing narcotic drug and alcoholic beverage in Herat, Ghor and Badghis provinces.
Aslo, National Directorate Security succeeded to detain a seller of alcoholic beverage in Herat province.
Some narcotic drug and alcoholic beverage have been seized from them.

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