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Thursday, 09 January 2020 10:02

Bridge Constructed in Taliqan

Thursday, January 09, 2020
Takhar (BNA)  A bridge was constructed and put into exploitation in Taliqan center of Takhar province yesterday.
Engineer Sabghatullah Nazari head of rural rehabilitating and development of Takhar told BNA, the bridge was 175m long and six m wide has been constructed from budge of national road construction program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry in Taliqan city at the cost of 107,900,000 Afghanis.
Construction of the bridge has connected nine villages to Taliqan main highway, he added.
At the inauguration ceremony of the bridge, Takhar governor directed police and traffic management of the province, after this, vehicles from Badakhshan will be guided by this route.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, 09 January 2020 06:37

Taliban Insurgents Killed in Nooristan Strike

Thursday, January 09, 2020
Paroon (BNA) Four Taliban insurgents were killed in Nooristan last night.
The insurgents were suppressed near Durand Line by security troops while wanted to plant a mine in a convoy of border police forces.
Border senior commander in east of the country told BNA, four Taliban insurgents were killed in the strike.
The Taliban had just arrived from Pakistan to Nooristan province.
Another report says, police of Nooristan discovered and confiscated six mines from crowded ways of the province and prevented from a series of explosions.
No one has been detained in connection of the failed planting mines.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, January 9, 2020
Kabul (BNA) In a meeting held with participation of a number of representatives of people in lower house of parliament yesterday at Vice President Office, various political and social issues were reviewed and discussed.
In the meeting attended by second deputy speaker of the house and a number of lawmakers, priorities of people in the field of public services, development, justice and maintaining of security were discussed.
Pointing to strong determination of national assembly for the protection of values of constitution and national interests and supporting the country’s political system, representatives of people in the house stressed they would be cooperative with the government, particularly with the second vice president for implementation of the people’s demands.
In the meeting, Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh by praising the lawmakers for their presence said that positive and constructive interaction between all three powers of the country in particular between legislative and executive powers was in the interest of the country and essential for the people of Afghanistan.
Stressing also on positive and constructive interaction between various tribes of the people of Afghanistan in lower house of parliament, VP Danesh said differences and hatefulness were never in the interest of the people, adding that in big national issues as maintaining security, balanced development and national partnership which were part of the government’s principal priorities, cooperation of national assembly with the government was a serious need.
In the meeting, it was decided that such meetings should be continued for further coordination in various affairs.

Thursday, January 09, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Rasul Bawary, the deputy minister of information and culture on cultural and art affairs inaugurated a 2-day exhibition showing calligraphy of the Islamic era at the National Gallery, BNA reported the other day.
Up to 60 manuscripts from the Ghulam Maimanagi Training Center artists have been displayed at the exhibition, said the agency.
Attended by a number of the ministry's officials, Prof. Bawary said the exhibition has been held to welcome Kabul as the center of the Islamic culture in 2024.
The deputy minister shared information about the Islamic era works and calligraphies and added that despite new technology in calligraphy, various types of handwritten manuscripts have special position in this art, the agency quoted.
He also called holding such exhibitions effective in the growth of art and artists in the country, according to the agency.


Thursday, January 09, 2020
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has held a telephonic conversation with the US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper the other day, Bakhtar News Agency reported.
During the conversation, the two sides spoke about the current security situations in the region, particularly the recent tension between the US and Iran, said the agency.
Both sides emphasized on addressing the tension via diplomatic channel, according to the source.

Thursday, January 09, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with US embassy charge d ’affaires late on Tuesday evening, a statement from the CE press office said Wednesday.
During the meeting which was held at the Spidar Palace, both sides spoke about the recent regional developments, efforts for peace, the process of meeting electoral complaints, said the statement.
The two sides also exchanged views on good governance, according to the statement.


Thursday, 09 January 2020 06:34

Meeting Discusses Road Nomination Plan

Thursday, January 09, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Chaired by Minister of Information and Culture, Ms. Hasina Safi a meeting of Road Nomination Commission was held to discuss a plan on naming roads and squares in the country, Bakhtar News Agency reported the other day.
The draft plan provided in four chapter and 28 articles was discussed by the meeting participants at the ministry’s office, said the agency.
The commission members shared their visions and suggestions and spoke about the provisions of the draft plan, according to the agency.


Thursday, January 9, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce has announced that 11,087 metric tons of the country’s products have been exported to the world since the air-corridors establishment.
“Since the inauguration of air-corridor program, we have exported 11,087 MTs of goods via 1,111 flights valued 238 million dollars to the world”, Ajmal Ahmady, Minister of Industry and Commerce has tweeted.
According to Ahmady, 5,376 metric tons of Afghanistan goods, valued 130 million dollars have been exported through 855 flights in the year 2019.
A statement published by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce said the air-corridor has caused a 33% increase in Afghanistan’s export. Afghanistan air-corridor program was launched 3 years ago through which Afghan exporters and businessmen can export products to the world.
Products exported through the air-corridor program include Afghan saffron, fresh fruits, dry fruits, handicrafts, carpets, vegetables, herbal medicines and Karakuls. Afghanistan has business cooperation with European countries, Central Asia, China, India and the Middle East through the air-corridor program.

Thursday, January 09, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Ambassador of state of Qatar to Kabul Saeed Mubarak al Khayarin made a courtesy call on Hamdullah, Mohib National Security Advisor of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, a statement from NSA press office said yesterday. National Security Advisor congratulated the Ambassador on his appointment in Kabul and assured him of Afghan Government’s support, the statement added. He added that Afghanistan hopes the current peace process will head for a positive direction and result in ending all conflicts in the country. Qatar’s Ambassador expressed happiness over his appointment in Kabul and reaffirmed his country’s commitment to supporting the peace process in Afghanistan, according to the statement.

Thursday, 09 January 2020 06:33

Drinking Water Provides for Hundreds Families

Thursday, January 09, 2020
Faizabad (BNA) Drinking water provided for hundreds families in Baharak District, Badakhshan province yesterday.
Abdul Wahid Taibi head of migrant and returnees affairs of Badakhshan told BNA, United Nation Office for Refugees provides drinking water through the creation of water storage and suction to 850,000 displaced families in Bahark District, Badakhshan province.
He added that the families had been displaced from Yamgan, Jorm and Wardoj districts in Dasht-e-Frakh region, Baharak District for three years and were facing a shortage of potable water.
T. Yarzada


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