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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Kunduz (BNA) Four armed insurgents were killed in Kunduz province last night.
Mohammad Hanif Rezayee Shaheen 209 army corps told BNA, the insurgents were killed in commando forces operation in outskirt of 8th precinct of Kunduz city.
Ten other insurgents have been detained and a motorbike of them have been demolished in the operation, said Rezayee.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 07:07

Taliban Attack Repulsed in Badakhshan

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Faizabad (BNA) Six armed Taliban were killed in Badakhshan province last night.
Mohammad Hanef Rezaye Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, Taliban attack repelled on Tashkan district of that province and they were forced to retreat by inflecting damages.
In the event, six insurgents were killed and six others have been injured and the bodies of the dead are left on the battlefield.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Pul-e-Alam (BNA) The construction work of a seminary school kick off in Logar province yesterday.
Shahpoor Arab education spokesman of Logar told BNA, the seminary school builds in Azra district at the cost of 13 million Afghanis from state budget within nine month.
There are 8 classrooms, two administrative offices, and potable water well, and other necessary accessories in this building, he added.
At present students attend in a rented house for learning knowledge.
He says there are more than 3000 male and female students in 29 schools throughout Logar province, but 29 other seminary schools are still under repair.
 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Kabul (BNA) 7th National Arghawan Festival was held the other day in Gul Ghondi hill of Parwan with participation of government officials, poets, writers and hundreds of residents of various provinces of the country.
In a ceremony held on this occasion, deputy minister of tourism Sayeda Mojgan Mostafavi considered celebration of the festival as pretext for convergence and lasting peace in the country, adding that Afghanistan was not the home of peace rather than wars and Afghans were not accepting the imposed war.
Meanwhile, participants in the festival asked the government for further effort towards maintaining peace in the country.
“The people of Afghanistan want peace in the country as they are tired of continued war,” Omid, a participant of the festival, said, asking the government to renovate recreational parks in various parts of the country so that people with their families can go and visit such views.
Various exhibitions were also held during the festival in Gul Ghondi.  Despite of all challenges of life, a number of families came to the hill and participated the festival.
They asked for ending the ongoing war in the country.
“I came with my family and attended the festival as Gul Ghondi is a recreational place,” said Mehria, a resident of Parwan.
Another resident of the province Shaista, who has brought agricultural products to sell in the exhibition, said”
“We’re here to sell our agricultural products in this exhibition which will be open for three more days.”
She welcomed holding such exhibitions as she could sell her agricultural products.
National Arghawan Festival is held every year in Gul Ghondi Hill, a place where hundreds of people even foreign guests annually visit and attend the festival.  It is worth mentioning that Red Flower Festival, Grape Festival, Gul-e-Anar and Gul-e-Badam are among festivals that are held every year by the ministry of information and culture.
 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan Vinay Kumar on Monday called on Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and discussed issues related to mutual interest, according to a statement.  Minister Rabbani wished successes to the people of India during ongoing elections during the meeting, a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.
Both sides also discussed reopening of Pakistani airspace for the air traffic between the two countries, the third round of partnership council meeting between Afghanistan and India, the peace process, education, bilateral and regional cooperation.
 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Kabul (BNA)  Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh during a ceremony attended by a number of cabinet and parliament members, advisors to president, deputy ministers and representatives of unions, introduced Sayed Anwar Sadat as the new acting minister of labor, social affairs, martyrs and disabled here yesterday, a statement said.
Hinting to achievements made in connection with labor’s rights, the second vice president called poverty and unemployment the main challenges, adding implementation of labor rights, addressing workers’ challenges and supporting their rights would solve the issue to a large extent, the statement from VP office said yesterday.
VP Danesh asked the newly appointed acting minister to do more for improving of the employment opportunities, supporting of the labor’s rights and ensuring balanced relation between the employer and the employee.
VP Danesh called addressing the children, disabled and teenagers’ challenges as ministry’s main duty.
He said the ministry should seriously deal with the issues of uneducated children, child labors, violence against children and misusing of children in conflicts.
Congratulating the new acting minister, VP Danesh praised Faizullah Zaki for his works at the ministry.
Meanwhile in his remakes, former minister of labor and social affairs thanked VP Danesh for his supports of the ministry’s programs, saying eye-catching achievements made at the ministry in last two and half years and could find a better place in domestic and international labor organizations.
The new acting minister thanked government’s trust and promised to do more for the ministry using the experienced cadres.
 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in a meeting with US congress delegation led by Senator Jack Reed praised the country for its assistance and efforts towards Afghanistan peace process.
In the meeting, Chief Executive by briefing related to current situation in Afghanistan and the region considered holding timely and transparent presidential elections key to stability in Afghanistan.
Regarding Afghanistan peace process, the country’s chief executive said he supported US peace efforts led by the country’s special peace envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad, adding that High Reconciliation Council has been formed to unify peace efforts.
He hoped that ongoing efforts would open way to intra-Afghan dialogue.
Pointing to declaration of spring operation by the Taliban group, the country’s chief executive said Taliban was still the main obstacle towards peace and misusing the process, adding that Afghans were tired of continued war and wanted peace in the country and national unity government would make use of any opportunities and efforts for maintaining peace in the country.
Chief executive stressed on protection of the country’s republic system, human and women rights and the 17 years achievements demanded by all Afghans.  In the meeting, US congress delegation by assuring of US continued support to Afghanistan said US was standing beside Afghanistan and supporting the country’s peace process.
 

Monday, April 15, 2019

Kandahar (BNA) Eleven armed Taliban terrorist group were killed in a conflict by security forces in Kandahar province last night.
The Taliban were suppressed in their strongholds in Maiwand District.
ANA top commander in south of the country told BNA, 11 Taliban rebels were killed in the clash.
The insurgents were targeted while planning of terrorist attacks on their strongholds, he added.
It is said that no harm and losses incurred to security forces and residents in the clash.
Another report says, seven Taliban were killed by Afghan security forces in Urozgan province this morning.
The militants were targeted in suburb of Trenkot city capital of Urozgan province while destructive activities with their motorcycles.
ANA key commander in south of the country told BNA, seven Taliban were killed, and no harm and casualties suffered to security troops and residents in the conflict.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, April 15, 2019

Herat (BNA)  Police of Herat province reported from discovering a large weapons cache and explosives and prevention from occurrence of at least 40 explosive attacks in that province.
37 missiles which to be used for explosive attacks in Taka region, Zendajan district of Herat province, discovered by police forces.
With discovering of this weapons, at least 40 explosive attacks were prevented in that province.
A security source of Herat told BNA, efforts have been started to arrest the owners of the explosive cache which are members of Taliban group.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday April 15, 2019

JALALABAD CITY (BNA) Afghan security forces succeeded to discover and defuse a bomb in relevant areas of Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province.
The bomb have been discovered and naturalized from crowded area of Chaparhar district.
A security source in Nangahar in a telephonic contact with BNA reporter claimed that Taliban fighters are responsible for the foiled bombing and efforts has started to identify and capture the perpetrators of the bombing.
The bomb have placed in a crowded area; where hundreds civilians and school students are crossing daily.
M.A.Ansari
 

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