24 September 2019

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Sunday, September 22, 2019
Pul-e-Khumri (BNA) Saffron farmers of Baghlan participated in a theoretical and practical training, BNA reported.
Najibullah Mudaqiq provincial head of saffron department of agriculture irrigation and livestock directorate of Baghlan said to the agency, thirty-five saffron cultivators of the province received practical and the theoretical training.
The purpose of the training program is to raise professional and technical capacity of saffron farmers in cultivating, training, growing and marketing, he said to the agency.

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi in a meeting with a number of provincial directors of information and culture insisted on honesty, transparency and accountability in work affairs.
In the meeting, provincial directors of information and culture for Samangan, Sar-e-Pul, Badghis, Bamyan, Takhar, Helmand and Khost briefed related to their activities and share their problems, demands and suggestions with acting minister of information and culture in connection with lack of transportation vehicles, construction of buildings for provincial directorate of information and culture, establishment of public libraries, renovation of historic monuments, providing leering and capacity building programs for employees.
Hasina Safi praised the provincial directors of information and culture for their activities and works in particular their efforts towards holding programs on the 100th anniversary of Afghanistan Independence Day, stressing on honesty, transparency and accountability in work affairs.
Acting minister of information and culture also assured of the ministry’s attention to addressing their problems and suggestions.

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with leadership[ of Afghanistan Football Federation and the players of Tofan-e-Harrirod and Shahbeen-e-Asmayee football team here at the presidential palace yesterday morning, a statement said.
Congratulating Tofan-e-Harirod’s Championship in 8th round of Afghanistan Premier League, the president said: “You are the future hopes and allegory of Afghan people’s determination and you have proved that Afghans will never bow to any force, terror and violence.”
“You have shown the people how to obey the rules and regulations and such attitude should be considered in every aspect,” the president told the players as quoted in the Presidential palace statement.  The present went on saying that investments would be taken place on sports, adding 50 thousand Afghanis would be allocated for each of the two teams by the government and asked Football Federation to prepare a list of coaches and referees for appreciations, the statement added.
Meanwhile representing others, acting head of Afghanistan Football Federation Yusuf Kargar thanked government and president’s attention and support of the 8th round of football tournament.  Kargar went on saying that such supports would have positive impacts on players’ morale in international competitions.  He also said that 8th round of football league was held under the title ‘One Nation, One Voice’ and thanked Afghan National Defense and Security Forces’ efforts for providing security to tournament, the statement said.

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development of United Kingdom brought together a group of Afghanistan’s major donors and partners at Lancaster House in London the other day.
The donors discussed how best to tackle ongoing development and humanitarian needs of Afghanistan and potential future opportunities to use assistance to support Afghan peace.  They also reiterated the importance of credible, transparent and inclusive Presidential elections on 28 September.
The group reviewed the current situation and immediate priorities, including the importance of a reduction in violence that would also increase development and humanitarian access.  It discussed the need for continued humanitarian and development funding for Afghanistan, and the importance of ensuring proper coordination between the two.  The group also discussed the importance of reducing poverty, anti-corruption, long term infrastructure development, improving access to basic services and promoting economic growth.
The group emphasized the importance of continued reform, transparency and the protection of the rights of all Afghan women, men and children, including minorities, and the need to ensure that future assistance from the international community should support human rights, in particular women’s rights and participation.

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Asadabad (BNA) Five Taliban militants were killed and four others were injured in Afghan security forces Strike in Kunar province.
The militants were targeted in Asmar District.
ANA top commander in Selab army corps in east of the country told BNA, five militants including a Pakistani national were killed and four others have been wounded.
Large regions in Asmar District were cleared from insurgents.
The security forces said that they will continue their operation till annihilation of insurgents in Asmar District.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, 22 September 2019 06:42

Taliban Terrorist Killed in Kandahar Raids

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Kandahar (BNA) Ten Taliban terrorist group were killed and four others have been injured in Afghan security forces raids in Kandahar province last night.
The Taliban were suppressed in Khakrez District in their strongholds.
Atal army corps press office in south of the country told BNA, ten Taliban insurgents were killed and four others have been wounded.
The Taliban wanted to organize a series of terrorist attacks in their strongholds, were targeted by security troops.
It is said that no any harm and casualties sustained to civilians and security forces in the raids.
According to another report, a series of blasts were prevented in Kandahar province.
Police of Kandahar discovered and defused eight mines from busy roads of the province and prevented from series of deadly blasts.
No one has been detained in connection of the mines planting.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Sheberghan (BNA) The commando forces have destroyed a checkpoint of Taliban in a clearing operation in Gerjak region, Faizabad District, Jawzjan province.
Haneef Rezayee spokesman of Shaheen army corps in north of the country told BNA, with destruction of the checkpoint, an armored Tank of Taliban with a Kalashnikov and two mines were seized by commando forces.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, September 21, 2019
Kandahar (BNA) Two civilians lost their lives and five others have been injured in a bomb explosion in Kandahar province yesterday evening.
The explosion occurred among the hordes of civilians in Speenboldak District.
Police official of Kandahar told BNA, two civilians were lost their lives and five others were injured.
The bomb went off while passing civilians from the site.
Doctors in a medical hospital of Kandahar reported the health condition of two wounded critical.
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the bombing.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, 21 September 2019 10:40

U.S. Troops Target Taliban Fighters in Kandahar

Saturday September 21, 2019
KANDAHAR CITY (BNA) More than 19 members of Taliban terrorist group were killed and two others were wounded following a series of attacks carried out by U.S. troops in eastern Kandahar province.
The insurgents have been targeted inside their two hideouts in Arghastan district of the province last night.
Jamal Nasir spokesman of police in Kandahar told BNA correspondent, 19 Taliban fighters including their three top commanders were killed and two more were injured following the raids.
Two hideouts belonged to Taliban group along with all military equipment have been destroyed by U.S. troops, Nasir added.


Saturday, 21 September 2019 10:39

Eight ISIS Affiliates Annihilated in Nangarhar

Saturday September 21, 2019
JALALABAD CITY (BNA) At least eight fighters of ISIS were killed and four others were wounded during a military operation in eastern Nangarhar province.
The rebels have been targeted last night and this morning in Acheen district of the province.
Sylab army corps by sending a statement issued BNA, eight fighters of ISIS terrorist group including two Pakistani nationals were killed during the military operation.
The ISIS members were busy on organizing a series of terrorist and destructive activities in their two hideouts, the source added.
It has been said two hideouts of the group along with all military equipment have been demolished during the military operation.

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