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Monday July 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met Lower House Speaker Mir Rahman Rahmani at the presidential palace on Saturday evening, BNA reported. Congratulating Rahmani as the new house speaker, President Ghani expressed gratitude over solving of the speaker’s selection process based on the internal procedures of the Lower House of Parliament. The President went on saying that has asked the line organs and the Supreme Court to be impartial while selecting of the house speaker and heads of the commissions. “As the head of three forces, I would like to ask you to better coordinate your works while monitoring government’s affairs,” the President told new house speaker. Thanking President Ghani, speaker Rahmani promised to lead house affairs in a close coordination and cooperation with government, adding they would work hard with other two branches of executive and judiciary to further strengthen the country’s system.

Monday July 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Three narcotic drug smugglers were arrested during two separate military operation in Kabul and Parwan provinces.
Ministry of interior press office by releasing a statement reported, two narcotic drug smugglers were arrested by counter-narcotic drug police personnel accused of smuggling two kg Shesha and 500 Tablets (K) in Chawk Arghandi.
Also counter-narcotic drug police personnel have arrested a smuggler accused of smuggling 4 kg narcotic drug type of Hashish in Salang district, Parwan province.

Monday, 15 July 2019 07:27

Taliban Fighters Detain in Kabul

Monday July 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of interior affairs reported that 10 members of Taliban group were arrested in relevant areas of Kabul province.
The ministry by releasing a statement issued, the insurgents have detained during a military operation conducted by police personnel in Chahar Asyab district of Kabul province.
Meanwhile, police personnel have succeeded to arrest ISIS group logistic provider in Kabul city.
Juma Khan the member of ISIS group was arrested during a special operation launched by Afghan national police personnel in 16th PD Kabul city.

Monday, July 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Deputy Minister of Information and Culture on Publication Affairs, Fazel Sancharaki in a meeting called the citizens’ awareness on food standard and values the responsibi8lity of the media and asked them to lodge it in their commercial breaks, BNA reported Sunday.
In the meeting which was held under the title of ‘Awareness on the National Agenda of Food and Feeding Security for the Media Outlet co-hosted by the Council of Ministers Secretariat Office and the Chief Executive Office, the deputy minister said lack of access to enough and fair food  by more than 18 million citizens of the country, was concerning and added that lack of access to sustainable fair food was vital in the human society and failure to have such foods would face the society with health and economic challenges, the agency quoted.  Sancharaki asked the entire media outlets to pay attention to the said issues during their commercial breaks, according to the agency.  Likewise, Nasrullah Arsalayee, head of CMs Secretariat Office said lack of the official’s attention to sound and enough food for the citizens caused health and economic challenges increase and food security lacked.  Minister of Public Health, Dr. Firuzuddin Firuz also spoke at the meeting and asked the households for preventing malnutrition among children as both mother and child need enough, energetic and nutritious feeding since the formation of embryo.

Monday, July 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive (CE) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with members of Mujahideen Solidarity Council here in his residence yesterday, a statement said.
Briefing the council members on peace process and upcoming presidential elections, Dr. Abdullah said Afghans demand durable peace and hoped Doha intra-Afghan dialogue could pave the way for direct Afghan government and Taliban talks, the statement from CE Press office said.
Hinting to council’s request for preservation of Jihad and Resistance.  Museum’s relics, CE Abdullah said that issue had been shared with ministry of defense officials and would never allow any damages to the museum.
Dr. Abdullah went on saying that cleaning of the museum to be done under supervision of the officials, so that damages to be prevented to the Jihad museum, the statement added.

Monday, July 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) In a meeting with German Ambassador to Kabul Peter Prugel, National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib called Doha intra-Afghan dialogue a good start for peace process in Afghanistan.
According to NSA press office, Mohib thanked Germany for facilitating of peace talks in Doha, where Afghans could share their opinions on peace process in the country.
Reiterating his country’s support to Afghanistan, German Ambassador assured continued support of the peace process.  Both sides also discussed next intra-Afghan talks, saying the event would be held in coordination with Afghan government, the statement added.

Monday, July 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Working report of results of ‘International Symposium on Integrating preservation of Physical Cultural Resources with Ainak Coper Mine Development’ was ready to be delivered to the country’s President.  On second day of the symposium, foreign experts on of the field of archaeology and mines assessed and reviewed options and plans of archaeologists of the ministry of mines and petroleum.  As a result, experts in presence of acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi and acting minister of mines and petroleum suggested that Ainak copper mines should be extracted with preservation of physical cultural resources in the respective site.  They briefed related to results of work of the two-day symposium and considered it as beneficial to Afghanistan, asserting that final decision in this regard is in the hand of Afghanistan government.  Meanwhile, in the symposium attended also by deputy minister of art and culture for information and culture Prof. Mohammad Rasul Bawary and advisor to President Eng. Mohammad Yousuf Pashtoon, acting ministers of information and culture and mines and  culture and mines and petroleum thanked the foreign and domestic experts for their effort and suggestions during the two-day symposium.  They considered the physical cultural resources and Ainak copper mine as national investments, stressing that both the physical cultural resources, showing national identify of the country, should be preserved and Aynak copper mine, considered as national investment, should be extracted.  Acting ministers of information and culture and mines and petroleum asserted that working report of results of the two-day symposium, suggestion of foreign experts as well as op options and plans of the ministries would be delivered to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani for its final decision and approval.

Monday, July 15, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Chaired by acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi, the road nomination commission’s extraordinary meeting held here yesterday, BNA reported.
The meeting discussed Kabul Municipality’s request for nomination, correction and approval of the roads related to districts 5, 11 and 17th of Kabul, the agency said.
During the meeting, minister Safi said that cities’ identity and history should be considered while nomination of the roads so that to be a guideline for the future generations, the agency added.  Meanwhile acting minister of information and culture emphasized on holding of extraordinary meeting of the commission for further speeding up of the affairs.

Monday, 15 July 2019 07:11

Taliban Terrorist Killed By ASF

Monday, July 15, 2019
Gardiz (BNA) Five Taliban terrorist were killed in Paktia province last night.
Emal Momand acting of Thunder 203 army corps press office told BNA, the Taliban were killed by Afghan security forces patrol in outskirt of Janikhail District Paktia province and five others have been injured.
According to another report, a group of de-miners of Thunder 203 army corps discovered and defused 11 mines from outskirt of Ghazni and Paktika provinces.
T. Yarzada

Monday, July 15, 2019
Maidan-Shaher (BNA) Twenty armed Taliban were killed in Maidan-Wardak province last night.
Emal Momand acting of Thunder 203 army corps told BNA, the Taliban were killed in clearing operation conducted by security forces in outskirt of Jaghtou District, Maidan-Wardak province.
Another report says, two armed insurgents were killed in security and defense forces operation in outskirt of Qrabagh District, Ghazni province.
T. Yarzada

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