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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Kabul (BNA)   President Hamid Karzai phoned Pakistan President, Asif ali Zardari on Wednesday evening to ask about his health after his recent illness.  President Karzai inquired after the health of President Zardari and wished him on behalf of the people of Afghanistan and his own, a quick and full recovery.  According to reports, president Zardari was discharged from a hospital in Dubai where he received treatment for a mini heart stroke.  President Zardari thanked president Krzai for his call and gesture.

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Kabul (BNA) The NATO command did not provide documents of witnesses in connection with the corruption of former leading body of Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital and the air force.  In the judiciary meeting chaired by Hamid Karzai, discussions took place on suspicion of former defense ministry in charges.  At the meeting Chief Justice Acting Chairman of Supreme Court, ministers of defense and Justice, national security advisor, attorney general, head of the high administration for struggle against corruption, legal advisor of the presidential office and heads of inspection and control department, had participated.  The meeting discussed the case of embezzlement at the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital by the leading body of that hospital and the air force command.  The meeting debated the allegations of the NATO command in this connection and after assessment, it was concluded that there has been reliable documents by the NATO command in this respect and it was decided that the case should be followed up with the NATO command and if there is documents or witnesses it should be referred to the attorney general office so it can be followed up.  It is said that some international media quoting the NATO command had released reports in connection with $42 million corruption in terms of medical equipment at the hospital.

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 04:53

Three NATO Soldiers Killed

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Kabul (BNA) Three NATO soldiers were killed in the outskirts of eastern provinces of the country yesterday. 

BNA quoting from ISAF press release, these soldiers were killed in a roadside mine blast. 

The identity of the killed soldiers and the place of the event has not mentioned, the source quoting from ISAF release.  

Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 Kabul.

    The construction work of two school buildings was completed in Mohammad Agha district of Logar province.

The buildings of the Koza and Malak Tot schools were constructed both at the cost of Afs 7 million by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Abdul Matin Jafar, head of the education department of Logar province said each of the buildings has six classrooms. Jafar said, the students at these schools already were studying at tents. Atiqullah Louddin governor of Logar in the inauguration ceremonies of these buildings said they try to solve the shortage of classrooms by attraction of international foundations assistance. According the figures of the Ministry of Education, there are two hundred and twenty two schools in Logar province   and twenty three of them have no classrooms.

Thursday, 22 December 2011 14:07

Mines Discovered in Logar province

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 Kabul.

NATO forces have discovered and naturalized two mines which were planted by armed Taliban to attack on the forces convoy.

These mines were planted along roadside in Charkh district of Logar province. According to the local people these two mines were planted last night and this morning but Deen Mohammad Derwish, spokesman of the governor of Logar said these mines had been remained in the surrounding areas of Charkh district from previous years. He said to BIA. It had been already reported that Taliban have attacked on the NATO covey with planting mines in Charkh district. NATO has said nothing about this report.


Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 Kabul.

The new building of Abu Baker Sedeeq ( my God be pleased with him) Madrasa was inaugurated in Sayed Khail district of Parwan province yesterday.

Zalmai Shaheed head of the education department of Parwan province said the building was constructed at the cost of $ 375000 assisted by the people of Japan in one story and has eight class rooms, water storage and other facilities. This Madrasa accommodated 650 students in two times. At the inauguration ceremonies of the building Abdul Baseer Salangee governor of Parwan expressed thanks for the assistance of Japan and emphasized on the improvement of education quality in that province.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Kabul (BNA) President Karzai told the national Radio-TV, Shamshad, Ariana and Kabul News in an interview that he hopes Pakistan pursue an independent policy towards Afghanistan and it should not look in its policy from the viewpoints of India and the US in its ties with Afghanistan.  He added that the Pakistani government regrettably after killing of its soldiers by the NATO and US forces which we also regret, boycotted participation at the international Bonn Conference, while they knew that Afghanistan is not involved in this issue and has no fault any way.  Recalling good relations between Afghanistan, Pakistan and the US in the past, he pointed out that during the Jehad and after that when the US was friendly with them, Pakistan in order to achieve the US and the West’s aims in Afghanistan was very active, extremism was getting strengthened there, and any ugly element were strengthened in Afghanistan and the Afghan national were suffering immensely.  After the 11th of September once again Pakistan was united with the US and the US toppled the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.  President Karzai added that Pakistan give base and place for the US and the US came to Afghanistan though Pakistan and for the past ten years the US and Pakistan retained cooperation between them and the US provided $2 billion annually to Pakistan, but Pakistan’s cooperation could not prove effective in elimination of terror and insurgency in Afghanistan, but with each passing day it was further intensified and Afghanistan never complained to Pakistan for Pakistan was getting money from the US, as to whether it is friend with the US or oppose it.  He stressed that Afghanistan had independent policy towards Pakistan and we continue this and we used to encourage independence policy of a neighbor with the other and attach great value to it and we will continue this as well.  It is our desire that Pakistan approach towards on its interest towards Afghanistan from the view points of her neighbor and be in contact with it.  This is not possible that Pakistanis deal with as in connection with our friendship in opposition with India and or in our friendship and opposition with the US.  This is our expectations that Pakistan be in contact with us from its own interests and that of the region and its neighborliness with Afghanistan.


Wednesday, 21 December 2011 07:42

Armed Men Attack on Kabul Bank Branch In Khost

 Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Kabul (BNA) Unknown armed men attacked on the Kabul Bank Branch of Khost province at 10:30 this morning. 
Eyewitness said that the armed men after firing on guards of this Bank and entered to Bank. 
According to BNA reporter, clash continued between police forces and attackers inside the Kabul Bank’s building in Khost province. 
Currently security forces have control of the area. 
The Branch of Kabul Bank located on the road of police security commandment in Khost province.  
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Thursday, December 15th, 2011 Kabul.

The security personnel of afghan and Coalition forces have killed eight armed Taliban and captured twenty two others in several operation of the country last day.

The press office of the ministry interior affairs said to BIA. This operation was took place in the surrounding areas of Badakhshan, Kandahar, Helmand, Nemrouz and Khost provinces. The source said in this operation some quantity of heavy and light arms including 13 Kalashnikovs, 3 Pk maschine gun, 2 communication sets, 2 boxes of PK shells, 2 rockets, 6 different types of arm, 36 kg explosive device and one motorcycle was handed by the national police personnel. According to and other report,  the national police personnel have discovered and naturalized 15 mines, 3 boxes of PK maschine gun, shells and Zikoone was planted by the armed oppositions for the terrorist and destructive activities in Logar, Jouzjan and Kandahar provinces.


Thursday, December 15th, 2011 Kabul.

Two hundred and sixty four youths after the graduated from the military center of Sayed Abad district, Maidan-Wardak province jointed to the police forces.

This youth were educated by the Afghan Trainers, Romaine, Cheeky and American. Mohammad Halim Fedaee governor of Maidan-Wardak said the jointed of these educated youths with the police will be positive effectual in the security situation of this province. The governor of Maidan-Wardak talked with the journalists of BIA, expressed hoped that this center has established new and in the feature time can do by the cooperation of Afghan and foreign trainers hundreds of youths were train to police forces. Colonel Jalauddin commander of education military center of Sayed Abad said that one thousand and eight hundred youths voluntary were registered for the education in this military center were established in Sayed Abad district six months last with financial assistance of United States of America and this is the first round education of this center.

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