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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Deputy Minister of cultural affairs and acting minister of information and culture Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari met deputy provincial council of Khost province here yesterday, BNA reported.
Mohammad Qadim Afghan briefed the minister on challenges and achievements of Khost province, asking MoIC to solve the problems of the ministry’s directorate (DoIC) at the province.
Prof. Bawari assured that the existed problems of Khost’s DoIC would be solved on due time and called provincial council’s cooperation important on the aspect.
 

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance met Mohammad HamidTahmasi, Minister of Transport here yesterday, the ministry said in a statement.
Both side discussed development projects of the ministry in FY-1397 National Budget, implementation of development budget considering the efficiency and effectiveness and in line with government priorities, Ministry of Transport’s procurement and financial plan for 1397 and other related issues, the statement concluded.
 

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) After almost two months, the first India’s assisted wheat cargo arrived in Kabul on Saturday, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.
According to the agency, the donated wheat is expected to be kept in the ministry of agriculture’s silos. The cargo was including 15000 tons of wheat which was loaded in Aqrab 7 from India’s Kandla port, in a bid to transfer the first wheat cargo to Afghanistan through Chabahar Port, the agency added. Calling the day, one of the happiest days between the two countries, Indian embassy’s Chargé d'affaires said the move was one of the highest relations between Afghanistan and India, BNA continued. He stressed that transferring of the wheat shipment, was among the India commitments to Afghanistan which was given in 2002, the agency continued.
Based on the commitments, India should send 1.1 million tons of wheat to Afghanistan, BNA added. Taliban as a pressure mean have tried to hinder the transferring of cargo from Nimruz to Kabul, the agency stated. The move aims to help India have access to Afghanistan and Central Asia markets. The assisted wheat is expected to be kept in seven provinces of the country.
 

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan defeated Pakistan in the opening match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup in Whangarei, New Zealand, on Saturday.
Batting first, the Pakistanis — two-time champions — were bowled out for 188 runs and set the Afghanistan — the current Asian Cup holders — a 189 runs target in the 50 overs game.
Afghan chased down the target in 48 over to record a five-wicket win — thanks to an unbeaten 76 by Darwish Rasouli, who was adjudged the Man of the Match for his superb batting.
Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first. For Afghans, Azmatullah Omari and Qais Ahmad clinched three wickets each. Afghan skipper NaveenulHaq grabbed two scalps.
For the winners, Darwish top-scored with 76 not out, Akram Alikhel (46), RahmanullahKurbaz (31) and Nisar Wahdat (19). President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani congratulated the nation over victory of Afghanistan cricket team against Pakistan cricket team in world Cup opener. Meanwhile Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah also congratulated victory of the Afghanistan cricket team against Pakistan cricket team, saying the team not only brought happiness to war-hit Afghans, but also become a matter of pride to the nation. “Today’s match showed that Afghan youth both technically and physically prepared to win the matches and would further proceed in the cup,” the Chief Executive was quoted in the statement released by his office yesterday.
 

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani received the credential of the new ambassador of Australia to Afghanistan Nicola Mary Gordon-Smith, during a ceremonial guard of honor organized Saturday morning on the occasion here in the Presidential Palace.
The two sides discussed a range of issues of mutual interests, underscoring the expansion and strengthening of bilateral ties.
President Ghani expressed his gratitude to the Government of Australia for supporting and assisting Afghanistan and wished Ambassador Smith success in her new posting.
Ambassador Nicola Mary Gordon-Smith expressed delight over commencement of her mission here in Afghanistan and assured the President of expanding mutual relations between Afghanistan and Australia.
According to another report, minister of foreign affairs met the newly appointed Australian ambassador in his office here yesterday. FM Rabbani praised Australian support to Afghanistan and wished success to new ambassador over assuming his new mission in Kabul.
The ambassador also assures her country’s full support to Afghanistan, adding would spare no effort to make Kabul Process success.
 

Sunday, January 14, 2018
Aibak (BNA) To find historical monuments, a number of Aibak residents has started illegal excavations in Aymaqiya village, BNA reported.
According to the agency, Aymaqiya is a village where humans have been living since thousands of years.
A Taykhonak village inhabitant told BNA that since few days, tens of residents of different villages have started excavations in a graveyard, where they have found many historical jewelries and monuments, BNA added.
Mohammad Amin Azizi, cultural heritages protection manager in Samangan information and cultural department said in a letter has been sent to governor office, a delegation consists of security forces have been assigned in the area to prevent the residents ‘ illegal move.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Mehtarlam(BNA) Seven Taliban militants were killed in recent conflicts in Laghman province.
The insurgents were targeted last night in suburb of Mehtarlam city while terrorist activities.
According to Selab army corps Media’s office, in the conflicts. Seven Taliban militants were killed.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, 14 January 2018 06:11

23 Daesh Affiliates Killed In Latest Raids

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Jalalabad (BNA) 23 Daesh affiliates were killed in latest conflicts of security forces in Nangarhar province.
The insurgents were targeted last night in parts of Nangarhar province by air and grounds raids of security forces.
A commander of Selab army corps in the east of the country told BNA, the fighters were targeted in their strongholds in Kot, Rodat, Ghanikhail, Hasaka Mina and Rodat Districts.
According to reports several strongholds of Daesh fighters have been demolished.
Another report says that the security forces discovered and neutralized three mines from crowded areas of Nangarhar province and also succeeded to discover two weapons caches.
The caches were discovered in Achen and Dehbala Districts.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday January 13, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Six Pakistani rebels were killed following a suddenly attack carried out by Afghan security forces in Manogi district, eastern Kunar province last night.
Commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country told BNA reporter, the militants were involved on organizing terrorist and destructive activities, which targeted and killed by Afghan security forces in Manogi district, Kuar province.
It has been said there were no damages suffered to civilians at the end of the attack.
T/M.A.Ansari

 

Saturday January 13, 2018

Kabul (BNA) At least 17 armed oppositions including so-called district governor of Taliban terrorist group for Qarqin district, Jawzjan province were killed in northern Balkh province last night.
Sayed Sarwar Hussaini spokesman of 707 Pamier zone told BNA correspondent, the militants were killed during a military operation conducted by Afghan security troops in Shor Tepa district of Balkh province.
Mawlavi Abdul Haq shadow district governor of Taliban for Qarqin district of Jawzjan province was among the dead, Hussaini added.
The bodies of two militants along with two rocket launchers and a machine gun (PK) taken by Afghan security forces during the operation, Hussaini concluded.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

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