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Thursday, March 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA)  Ghazni is from among ancient provinces of Afghanistan that has a record of over one thousand years that was the center of greatest emperor of Afghanistan. The existence of historical monuments in this city is the indicator of historical and cultural identity of Ghazni. These historical monuments caused that in 2007 in the meeting held among the cultural heads of Islamic world in Tripoli the capital city of Lybia, the Ghazni city to be nominated as the cultural center of Islamic world in 2013. On the same occasion, it is planned this historical city in the near future be the host of representatives of Islamic countries and cultural figures from different nations. In fact, existence of historical monuments in this city is the indicator of cultural heritages in different historical periods. But what is to be discussed is being the host of the heads of cultural personalities of Islamic world in the near future by this city, that did the damage historical monuments rehabilitated how it was necessary or not in a manner that their genuineness be preserved? These are the questions that are set forth by minds. For example: We can mention on destruction of summits of Ghazni that are possessing a pre-Islamic and after-Islamic background such as the eras of Ghaznavids, and Timurides that are the indicator of ancient history of this city. The abovementioned surrmits have 36 towers that its everyone is nominated with different names. The natural calamities took place in different courses of history inflicted heavy blows on cultural heritages of the country specially on historical monuments of Ghazni that a great number of them are demolished and some of them are under rehabilitation by different institutions including the ministry of information and cultural. But it was necessary a great number of them to come under rehabilitation, while about twenty of them are repaired. We can name from repairmen of great historical walls of this city, construction of a building for holding ceremony to be held in regard with day of nomination in of Ghazni city as the cultural center of Islamic world etc.  The tombs of great scientific, literature figures such as the tomb of Mohammad Shafiq Khan, Khawja Mohammad, Ta-i-Awlia, Abu Zaki, Sultan Soboktageen, Sayed, Hassan Agha, Shams-i-Tabriz and tomb of Abu-Raihan al-beruni who enjoys from world fame, Castle of Sultan Masoud son of Sultan Mahmoud minarets etc. are from among historical and cultural monuments of Ghazni that is the indicator of old history of this city. If we visit every nook and corner of our country, we would face with more historical sites belong to different periods of history, because, Afghanistan is from among ancient countries of the world with its 5000 years background. In different periods of history, the great emperors were ruling in this country, the heart and Swiss if Asia that we cab mention to the emperor of Mongols, Kushanides, Ghorides, Taimurides, Safavides, Ghaznavides etc. that each of them remained after cultural heritages that today are respected as treasures of our history and cultural. The city of Ghazni would be the host of cultural representatives of Islamic world and cultural figures from different parts of the world in near future that this city doesn’t rehabilitated how it was expected. It’s all cultural that didn’t.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 10:58

8 armed rebels killed

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA) eight armed rebels were killed by national army forces in Helmand province yesterday.  According to national defense ministry, the Maiwant 215 unit officials conducted  cleansing operations in the outskirts of Garmsir and Gereshk districts of Helmand province, as a result of which, 8 armed rebels were killed, 4 Kalashnikovs, 2 sets of communications and a motorbike were seized.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 10:55

Mine blast kills 4 mine planters

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Jalalabad (BNA) four mine planters were killed in their own explosion mine in Nangarhar province yesterday. 
The mine planters wanted to place mine in the Batikot road along the Jalalabad-Torkham highway, the mine exploded and killed them.
Hazrat Hosain Mashriqiwal police spokesman of Nangarhar said BNA; no one has been killed in the explosion of mine.  Local authorities of Nangarhar said, Taliban wanted to target Afghan and NATO forces.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 10:55

5 insurgents killed

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Faizabad (BNA) five armed insurgents were killed in a clash with security forces in the Bashand village, Wardoj district of Badakhshan province last night.
General Mohammad Ishaq Tamkeen commander of coordination center said BNA; the insurgents were killed when they attacked on security posts of Bashand village, of the district.  According to Tamkeen ,  huge number of Taliban were wounded in the clash.  Two policemen were martyred and 11 others were wounded as well. 

Thursday, 28 March 2013 10:52

52 Taliban killed

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA) 52 armed Taliban were killed during cleansing operation by Afghan security forces.
According to interior ministry, the Afghan security  and coalition forces conducted 17 cleansing operations in the Logar, Ghazni, Zabul Kandahar, Kunduz, Kapisa, Helmand and Nimrooz provinces, in which 52 Taliban were killed, 45 wounded and 21 others arrested. 
During in these operations, 1736 kg of explosives, 15 mines, 3 Kalashnikovs and other military equipment’s were seized.  
According to another report, the national police personnel discovered and neutralized six anti-vehicle mines which were placed by armed insurgents in the outskirts of Herat, Faryab and Kunar provinces. 

Thursday, 21 March 2013 08:21

Editorial

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The recent decision of the council of ministers which assigns the ministry of interior and national security directorate to prevent the walking of irresponsible armed people and to end traffic irregularities in the cities could be considered as a positive step toward solving one of the serious social problems.
BNA commentator focusing on situation of the cities writes:
The existence of armed irresponsible individuals, vehicles without No. plate, substandard using of state authorities from bodyguards and congestion of traffic in cities particularly in Kabul are considered the main social problems in our country.
It is a clear and tangible fact that most of the crimes and social harassments take place in the country are committed by irresponsible armed people and people who use vehicles without legal documents.
On the other hand a number of high ranking officials against the law and regulations have recruited, greater number of bodyguards when they drive in around Kabul city, create harassment for the citizens and disrupt traffic and social order.
It should be pointed out, this is not a new problem, and Kabul citizens are suffering from it for years. It is a practice of every day that the huge motor convoys of authorities disrupt the flow of traffic and even some profiteers misuse the photos of great Jihadi and political figures while driving in the city. The council of ministers has severely criticized and condemned earlier such illegal and irresponsible actions and persisted for ending the problem.
This time, the council of ministers is more serious about the issue and decisively asks for the implementation of the decision made by the council.
At the last session of council of ministers not only emphasized on prevention of driving of irresponsible people in the cities but also a specific gridline addressing the high ranking official among them the ministers released according to that the use of vehicles and bodyguards by ministers, other high ranking state officials and Member of Parliament have been restricted.
There is no doubt that the existence of irresponsible armed people and vehicles different no. plates even artificial and not observing traffic laws by state authorities and military vehicles badly affected people and led to dissemination of law breach in the country.
The recent decision of the council of ministers could be considered a true guideline for settling the social problems of our country and the people eagerly waiting for it to be implemented in practice.

Thursday, 21 March 2013 08:19

Faculty Graduates Celebrate Graduation

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The graduates of the Natural Science of Education Faculty celebrated their graduation here in a local hotel yesterday.
In the graduation ceremony attended by 177 graduates, professor Mir Haroon Ahmadi the deputy to Education University and Mohammad Zahir Maram the deputy to the faculty of Natural Science in their speeches congratulated the graduates and hoped them to serve the countrymen.

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Kabul (BNA)  The Council of Ministers instructed that distribution of electronic ID cards should start from third of Hamal 1392, The Council of Ministers in its Monday’s meeting (28th of Hoot) discussed the requirements for distribution of the ID cards and decided that the Ministries of Interior Affairs and Communication and Information Technology start ID distribution on the above-stated date.
The Minister of Justice also presented the draft law on social support and CM instructed the ministries of justice and finance to further study the draft law from viewpoint of social and financial considerations as well as family aspects and refer the reviewed draft for consideration of the CM.

Thursday, 21 March 2013 08:18

Corruption Drops 9%

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Amin Khuramji the deputy to Anti-corruption directorate said yesterday that corruption had dropped down 9 percent in the year of 1391.
However, he added that the phenomenon of corruption has been experienced in any country of the world and the nations have overcome the menace by adopting comprehensive strategy to fight the social evil.
He made the remark while Azizullah Ludin the head of Anti-corruption told recently 100 million Afghanis had been embezzled in the meat contract of the ministry of defense.
However, the deputy to the anti-corruption body, Khuramji revealed that some 300 cases of corruption have been referred to the judiciary and the Attorney General Office.
He also claimed that so far hundreds of millions of US dollars had been regained from corrupt elements.

Thursday, 21 March 2013 08:16

Agreement Worth $1.2 m Signed In Kabul

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Kabul (BNA) An agreement worth USD 1.2 million was signed by Farouq Wardak Minister of Education and the Italian ambassador and UNESCO representative Loshiono Pazoli.
On the basis of this agreement Italy will provide USD 1.2 million to the ministry of education for expansion of educational TV publications of the ministry.
The Minister of Education while signing this agreement said that with signing of this agreement the ground will be paved for training of the Afghan children from distance area and this will be provided by the educational TV of the ministry.
The Italian ambassador said at the signing ceremony that by using the contemporary technology the educational TV of the ministry of education we can reach education to the homes of the people of Afghanistan.
The UNESCO representative said that this aid is allocated for 240 parts of the educational TV publication of the ministry of education.
Farouq Wardak addressing the press conference said that during the new academic year 1.640 million new students have registered to attend school in the country.
Presently 9.6 million students are attending school throughout the country.