25 June 2018

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with outgoing Dutch Ambassador to Kabul here yesterday, a presidential statement said.
During the meeting, Geoffrey van Leeuwen briefed the president on his mission, adding Afghanistan has got lots of changes in recent years.  He thanked President Ghani’s peace efforts, adding Dutch would remain committed to support Afghanistan.
Calling Holland as friend and partner of Afghanistan, President Ghani thanked Geoffrey van Leeuwen’s efforts during his mission and praised Dutch security forces’ works within the framework of the resolute support mission, the statement concluded.
 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Deputy Minister of information and culture on youth affairs Dr. Kamal Sadat met with Helmand peace convoy members, BNA reported the other day.
According to the agency, the Helmand peace convoy moved from Helmand 38 days ago, and arrived in Kabul last week.
The convoy’s demand in ensuring peace throughout the country, ceasefire extension and stopping of war, BNA added.
Praising the convoy’s peaceful movement, Dr. Sadat said peace was one of the Afghan people key demands, adding war continuation has caused to take many opportunities from youth.
He added his office has always made effort to encourage the youth to peace.
Furthermore, he said the country’s youth would always support you and your civil move.
 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani chaired a videoconference meeting with military and civil officials of the 34 provinces of the country here yesterday, a presidential statement said.
At the outset, the president extended his condolences over martyring of one of the elite religious scholars of Herat, Jafar Tawakoli, and emphasized on security of the religious scholars and investigation of the Tawakoli’s martyring incident, the statement added.
The president also instructed the country’s governors to hold consultative meetings with different segments of the society and address their problems.
The president also praised military and civil personnel for their ceasefire management and emphasized on security of the highways and big cities, the statement added.
The president went on saying government was not accepting a single risk during the ceasefire, adding the country’s security forces would respond to any attacks.
The president also applauded Harmain Sharifain and Nabawi Masjids’ Imam’s recent stance against war in Afghanistan and calling it Haram, adding Islam scholars having collective stance against the ongoing imposed war in the country.
 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with a number of European Ambassadors, EU Ambassador to Kabul, UN special envoy and NATO civilian representative for Afghanistan here yesterday and discussed peace process and ceasefire with Taliban, a presidential statement said.
The meeting which was held in presidential palace, the ambassadors praised Afghan government’s courageous move towards ceasefire and peace in the country and expressed their views with respect to extension of the ceasefire, the statement added.  Meanwhile the president briefed the ambassadors on ceasefire management, adding there were national-wide demands for ceasefire in the country.
 

Saturday June 23, 2018

Qala-e-Naw City (BNA) At least 15 local up-risers who supporting government were martyred by Taliban militants in Badghis province.
According to BNA correspondent report, Mohammad Nasir Nazari member of Badghis provincial council said, Taliban militants launched attack on a security checkpoints in Kocha Zard region, Aab Kamari district of Badghis province, in which 15 local up-risers were martyred and two civilians were wounded.
Also two days ago Taliban militants carried out attack on security shells in relevant areas of the province, which by sustaining heavy losses were forced to flee from the area.
Military officials said, reinforcements troops have been dispatched to the area for suppressing armed oppositions.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday June 23, 2018

Taliqan City (BNA) Cash and foodstuffs have been distributed to 190 needy families in northern Takhar province.
Dr. Fazlullah Mujadadi governor of Takhar told BNA, 12,000 Afghanis have been donated for each 154 destitute families and each 37 other families have been received 6000 Afghani provided by ACTED organization.
Also World Food Organization and United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees have been distributed some foodstuffs for the mentioned families.
It has been said, 400 displaced families were surveyed by Refugees and Repatriation office and foodstuffs will be distributed for them as soon as possible.
M.A.Ansari 
 

Saturday June 23, 2018

Pul-e-Alam City (BNA) Two policemen were martyred following Taliban ambush in central Logar province this morning.
Shamshad Lari spokesman of Logar governor told BNA reporter, the policemen were busy on patrolling in Kalangar region, Pul-e-Alam city that faced with Taliban ambush and lost their lives.
Meanwhile, Afghan security forces are observing 10-day ceasefire, but Taliban militants are continuing for their terrorist attacks.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday June 23, 2018

Pul-e-Khumri City (BNA) At least four commuters were martyred and seven others including three policemen were wounded by Taliban militants in northern Baghlan province.
Zabihullah Shoja spokesman of police chief in Baghlan told BNA reporter, once again Taliban militants started their attacks in Chashma Shir region, Pul-e-Khumri city the provincial capital of the province, which recently 4 passengers including a child were martyred and seven others including 3 police personnel were wounded during their attack in the mentioned area.
Three days ago a fuel tanker torched by Taliban militants and Baghlan-Kabul highway have been closed for several hours on traffic.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday June 23, 2018

Herat City (BNA) A religious scholar gunned down by unknown gunmen in western Herat province last night.
Jafar Tawakuli was targeted and lost his life by unidentified gunmen in Herat city, the provincial capital of the province.
Security source in Herat told BNA reporter, the attackers after assassinating Tawakuli succeeded to flee from the area.
Taliban nor ISIS terrorist group has commented regarding the assassination so far.
Efforts underway to identify and capture the culprits of the incident, security officials in Herat say.
Jafar Tawakuli an anti-Taliban figures in Herat province that always expressed his reaction against terrorist activities.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday, 23 June 2018 10:43

Armed Rebels Killed In Ghazni Raid

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Ghazni (BNA) 11 armed rebels were killed in Ghazni province yesterday.
Colonel Fareed Mashal police chief of Ghazni told BNA, the insurgents were killed while they attacked on Afghan security checkpoints in vicinity of Khwaja Omari, Qarabagh. Moqor, Ander, Zankhan Districts.
He added, several other insurgents have been wounded in the raid.
According to him, a national police was martyred and three others have been wounded in the events.
T. Yarzada
 

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