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Saturday, 23 May 2020 00:20

Deserved Families Received Aids

Saturday, May 23, 2020
Bazarak (BNA) Foodstuffs distributed to dozens of deserved and poor families in Panjshir.
According to BNA local correspondent, Azizi Bank to his series of humanitarian aids distributed 200 bags of flour to poor and deserved families in Panjshir.
The donation was distributed in presence of deputy governor of Panjshir Mohammad Amin Sediqi to deserved families.
Deputy governor of Panjshir while distributing of the aids, thanked the Azizi Bank officials said, that in the current situation, such aid would not be without benefits for poor families.
T. Yarzada

 

Saturday, May 23, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Officials saying capital Kabul will be completely quarantined during the days of Eid-ul-Fiter to prevent the outbreak of the fatal Coronavirus.
According to officials, people should stay indoors throughout the Eid and avoid traveling at all. Aimed to stop the Coronavirus outbreak, at a cabinet meeting Thursday, President Ghani called on the nation to refrain from traveling during the Eid-ul-Fiter holidays.
Kabul Governor Mohammad Yaqoub Haidari has also said that there would be a severe curfew in Kabul during the holiday for the same purpose.
Meanwhile, the ministry of interior has said that in line with the cabinet decision, this Eid will be a full curfew in Kabul and that the police are going to enforce it strictly.
Public Health Deputy Minister Waheed Majrooh, also wants the people not to make visits on Eid days and celebrate the Eid with their families only.
Health officials also say that an unprecedented calamity is on its way to hit the nation unless the people abide by the rules of restrictions and follow the health guidelines. On the other hand, President Ghani has approved a plan presented by governor of Kabul to gradually ease restrictions on business and travel after Eid holidays.
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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Kabul (BNA) UNAMA chief in a statement on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr asked warring parties to stop violence during the auspicious days.
“I warmly extend Eid Mubarak wishes to all Afghans on behalf of the United Nations in Afghanistan.
Yes, we share your hopes for an Eid without conflict so every family can celebrate this auspicious and important time in peace,” Deborah Lyons, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and head of UNAMA said.
She urged all those in positions of power to do everything possible to stop the violence and to respect this time of reflection and tolerance.
“This year COVID-19 presents a new challenge for the country, including events during Eid when extended families would normally gather in celebration.
I encourage everyone to take the necessary preventative measures to protect yourselves, your loved ones and community, she said. UNAMA chief hoped that the sense of solidarity enjoyed during Eid will continue after the festivities, ultimately ushering in a time of peace that Afghans so deeply want and so richly deserve. “The United Nations continues to stand with the people of Afghanistan in their quest for peace, prosperity and harmony.”
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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Kabul (BNA A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 flying from Lahore has crashed in the densely populated Model Colony residential area of Karachi yesterday.
Flight PK8303, carrying 91 passengers and eight crew, was trying to land at Jinnah International Airport.
President Ghani in a tweet said: “My heart goes out to the families of victims who lost their lives in the PIA plane crash in Karachi. I offer my sincere commiserations to the people and the government of Pakistan. Afghans stand with you in this moment of grief.” Local health officials confirmed at least 37 fatalities, but a far higher death toll is feared. At least two passengers survived.
The pilot had reported a loss of engine power and subsequently issued a mayday. Air disasters timeline TV footage showed rescue crews combing through debris strewn across the streets of Model Colony, 3.2km (two miles) north-east of the airport.
A number of houses were destroyed.
The plane lost contact with air traffic control just after 14:30 local time (09:30 GMT), an airline spokesman said.
The crash came just days after Pakistan began allowing commercial flights to resume after a coronavirus lockdown. Pakistanis across the country are preparing to celebrate the end of Ramadan, with many travelling back to their homes in cities and villages.
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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Public Health on Friday said 542 new positive cases of COVID-19 were registered over the past 24 hours --bringing the total positive cases to 9,216 in the country. The number of total known active cases in Afghanistan is 7,961, according to ministry. The Health Ministry also said that 12 people lost their lives over the past 24 hours and 58 more recovered.
The known death toll from the coronavirus is now 205. The total number of recoveries is 993. Kabul is known as the hotspot for t
he virus, with 316 reported cases in the past twenty-four hours. The new cases, according to the ministry, were reported in Kabul (316), Herat (47), Nangarhar (24), Takhar (23), Baghlan (23), Balkh (19), Kunar (18), Laghman (15), Farah (15), Ghazni (13), Paktia (5), Wardak (3), Logar (1), Kunduz (4), Panjshir (8), Kapisa (1), Daikundi (5) and Nuristan (2). So far, 27,889 people have been tested in the country. The number of deaths from COVID-19 globally is more than 333,032 and the global coronavirus cases are not 5,107,572, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Kabul (BNA (A security meeting chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the Commander-in-Chief of the Afghan Armed Forces was held yesterday evening via video conference, a statement said.
In the meeting, the officials of the Ministries of Defense, Interior and the National Directorate of Security first provided information on the general security situation in the country, the presidential palace statement added. The President expressed his gratitude for the efforts and heroism of the country's security and defense forces and emphasized the movement of forces from the districts to the center.
President Ghani also emphasized the need to treat the wounded and meet the needs of the personnel, and urged the authorities to pay more attention to the coordination between the security and defense agencies, according to statement, The President and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces called the security of highways a priority for the forces and directed the officials of the security and defense institutions to create full cohesion in the security of highways.
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Tuesday, 19 May 2020 04:59

Wheat Distributed in Kabul

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Kabul (BNA) The Emergency Committee to prevented Coronavirus, distributed wheat to needy families in four districts of Kabul.
According to press release of Kabul to BNA, the aids was provided by the Emergency Committee to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus in four districts of Kabul.
50 kilos of wheat were distributed to each family.
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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Sar-e-Pul (BNA) Heavy flash flood caused heavy damages in dozens of residential houses and roads, and agricultural lands in the province.
Abdul Qader Ashna governor of Sar-e-Pul told BNA, the floods occurred in several districts of the province.
More than 35 residential houses, hundreds of agricultural lands and several grape gardens have been demolished.
According to Ashna, transportation routes to the center are cut off and power grids are also damage. 
The governor and people of the province are calling on aid agencies and government to cooperate the flood affected people.
T. Yarzada

 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Kabul (BNA)  The police officials in the last 24 hours detained seven people on suspicion of different criminal crimes.
According to BNA, the people were involved in different crimes such, killing, injury, plundering from outskirts of 8th, 9th zone police and Kalakan district, Kabul.
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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Mazar-e-Sharif (BNA) The Shaheen army corps reported from killing of five Taliban terrorists in Balkh.
BNA quoting from army corps press release, the commando forces conducting clearing operation in Jarkhoshk village, Koshenda district, Balkh , in which five Taliban terrorists were killed and two others have been injured.
According to the press release, no any harm and casualties incurred to civilians and security troops in the operation.
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