11 December 2017

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Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghanimet Ding Xi Jun, special envoy of the People’s Republic of China for Afghanistan and Pakistan here the other day, a presidential statement said.
Passing his president’s greetings to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the special envoy invited president Ghani on behalf of Chinese president to upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s summit.
Xi Jun went on saying that his country was planning to hold trilateral meeting of foreign minister of Afghanistan, Pakistan and China, aiming to find ways for peace and stability in the region.
President Ghani welcoming special Chinese envoy to Kabul, accepted Chinese leader’s invitation, saying would attend the upcoming SCO meeting.
Both sides discussed regional cooperation, development projects and peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Meanwhile hinting to trilateral meeting, the president said such meeting would leave positive impact on security in the region, adding Afghanistan would attend the meeting.
According to another report, Special Envoy of the People’s Republic of China for Afghanistan and Pakistan called upon the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Salahuddin Rabbani here the other day, the MoFA said in a statement. The two sides discussed and exchanged views on issues related to the two countries’ bilateral ties and issues of regional interests and concerns including the importance of security for regional prosperity and visions. The Afghan Foreign Minister praised the friendly relations between the two countries, appreciating China’s efforts in restoring peace and security in the region.
 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Jalalabad (BNA) 19 Daesh affiliates were killed in a series of air and grounds strikes in Nangarhar province.
The fighters were targeted in Dor Baba, Hasaka Mina, Kot and Achen Districts recently.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman for Nangarhar governor told BNA, in the raids, 19 Daesh fighters while terrorist activities were lost their lives.
Another report says the security forces prevented from a series of blasts in Nangarhar province.
The security forces discovered and neutralized four mines from crowded areas of Nangarhar province and prevented from deadly events.
No one has been detained in connection of the case.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 05:52

34 Terrorists Killed In ANA Operations

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The national defense ministry said 34 armed terrorists were killed by Afghan National Army operations during the last 24 hours in various parts of the country.
According to defense ministry press office to BNA, the ANA forces launching clearing joint operations aimed to annihilate insurgents in various parts of the country, killed 34 terrorists including shadow governor of Taliban, wounded six and detained another.
The operations with support of air and artillery forces conducted in Nangarhar, Paktia, Ghazni, Logar, Maidan-Wardak, Kandahar, Farah, Jawzjan, Faryab, Kunduz and Helmand provinces.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 05:51

Displaced Families Received Aids

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Sar-e-Pul (BNA) More than 1500 displaced families have received aids in Sar-e-Pul province yesterday.
Abdul Ahad Iqbal head of refugees and repatriation of Sar-e-Pul told BNA, UNHCR with cooperation of refugees and repatriation office assisted 1500 families which displaced due to recent wars to the center of Sar-e-Pul province.
Each family received 200 dollar, blanket and winter clothes.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, December 04, 2017

Kandahar (BNA) Three civilians lost their lives in a bomb attack of Taliban in Kandahar province this morning.
The event occurred in Marof District.
A police official in the south of the country told BNA, in the attack, three civilians were martyred.
According to reports, the bomb exploded while passing of large civilians from the area.
So far, no individual or group has committed responsibility of the event, but security officials of the province blamed Taliban for the incident.
Two days ago, at least six civilians including women and children lost their lives in a mine planted by Taliban in the mentioned District.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, December 04, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan is in a sensitive and critical political and military situation, to overcome this horrible situation, national and coordinated cooperation and effort severely required.
BNA social and political affairs analyst commenting on the issue writes recently number political and military critics of state holding a session in Kandahar city expressing their views on present situation of the country and the deeds of the leadership of Unity Government even accused some of the authorities of the government of wrong doings.
There is no doubt that Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as a patron of the constitution of the country supports freedom of speech, holding gatherings ,demonstrations and criticism in the frame work of constitution and not only patiently heard the views of its critics but also provided the ground for such programs .
However, what is important is this that the critics of the state should act according to a constructive strategy and program. Their reforming ideas and useful advices will be of most importance for the leadership of the state, but baseless accusations, vilification and scandals will not have any use but baffles public opinions and further worsens the situation.
It would be better the politicians and critics of the state to act as an assistant of the state for settling the problem not a means of pressure.
Studying the situation it becomes clear that Afghanistan to overcome the current problems besides regional gatherings severely needs holding a national conference or session.
Some of the criticisms addressing the state are correct and need to be discussed in a national gathering and find the ways of solution of the problems.
Holding the traditional assemblies in the frame work of constitution is a matter of discussions among the people in these days but holding such assembles should not be used for achieving the goals and interests of certain groups or parties.
It would be better for the critics of state who use the possibilities and facilities provided by the state to support and assist the state in fulfillment of national programs and holding a just and transparent parliamentary election in the country.  Constructive and useful opinions and criticism are audible but sabotage and breach the law would not be tolerated anymore.
Abdul Khalil Minawi
BNA Director General
 

Monday, December 04, 2017

Maimana (BNA) A local commander of Taliban was killed in a conflict by security and defense forces in Faryab province last night.
Syeed Daud governor for Doulatabad District, Faryab province told BNA, Agha Wali a local commander of Taliban was killed in a conflict by security forces and two others have been injured.
The source added, a local policeman was martyred and two other policemen were also injured in the clash.
 

Monday, December 04, 2017

Faizabad (BNA) Police in Badakhshan have arrested three would-be suicide bombers in the province.
According to a spokesperson to Shaheen Corps Asadullah Jamshidi, the three would be suicide attackers with three explosives laden vests were detained in a security check post in Dasht-e-Och area of Baharak district of the province.
According to another report, an armed Taliban insurgent have surrendered to ANA forces in Jurm district of the respective province.
 

Monday, 04 December 2017 06:33

Three Taliban Commanders Killed In Farah

Monday, December 04, 2017

Farah (BNA) Three armed Taliban commanders were killed in yesterday’s air strike in Farah.
According to a spokesperson to Farah police Iqbal Bahir, in an air strike conducted by Afghan air forces in a military base of Mullah Bahadur in Surkh Diwar area of Khak-e-Safeed, four armed Taliban insurgents including three notorious commanders of the group as mullah Mail, mullah Murtaza and  mullah Manan were killed and seven others injured.
He added that two vehicles and a cache of ammunitions were also destroyed in the operation.
Yarzada
 

Monday, December 04, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Deputy to the ministry of information and culture on publications affairs, Fazel Sancharaki in a meeting with the Pakistani reporters said that media should play key role in tightening relation between the nations, BNA reported the other day.
The agency quoted him as saying that the two countries’ media should make effort to enhance and expand good relation between the governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
According to the deputy minister, both Afghanistan and Pakistan have common religious and cultural and old relations, but due to some reasons, the relations have gotten colder, but the media of the countries could play their role in revitalization of the relation between the two countries.
Media cooperation can remain helpful and play effective role in two fields; first in bringing the two countries closers in war on extremism and second expansion of relations between the two countries’ governments, said Sancharaki.
In a query to one of a Pakistani reporters’ questions, he said insecurity and the wicked consecutives have laid negative impact on the two countries relations, but such visiting can reduce and overcome the problems. One of the Pakistan visiting media delegation members, Rahimullah Yousufzai said that they would do their best to reduce the challenges and continue to expand relation between the two countries.
Sancharaki also went on as saying that Pakistan as a close neighbor, should honestly behave with Afghanistan and the countries’ media section can increase the expectation.
The Pakistan media delegation had visited Afghanistan with the aim of improving relation between the two countries.
 

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