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Thursday, 04 July 2013 10:45

Taliban Senior Commander Arrested

Thursday, July 4, 2013
Kabul (BNA )a senior commander of the Taliban was arrested in an operation by National Army Forces in Kandahar province yesterday.
National Defense Ministry,s Press Office said BNA, the commander was carrying destructive and terrorist activities in the relevant areas of Maiwand district of Kandahar province.
According to another report, a commander of the Taliban was arrested in Logar province yesterday.
According to National Defense Ministry, the commander was responsible for providing military equipments and financial support to insurgents was arrested in an operation by national army forces along with a rocket launcher and amount of propagation documents from suburb of Pul-e-Alam center of Logar province.

Thursday, 04 July 2013 10:41

Six Mine Planter Killed

Thursday, July 4, 2013
Kandahar (BNA) Six mine planters were killed in Kandahar province the night before last
Jaweed Faisal Spokesman for the governor of Kandahar said BNA, the mine planters wanted to plant mines in the Zheri and Panjwai districts that their own mines exploded and killed them.
Faisal added three mine planters wanted to plant a mine on a public road in Panjwai district; the mine exploded and killed them.

Thursday, 04 July 2013 10:40

Four Armed Taliban Killed

Thursday, July 4, 2013
Kandahar (BNA)four armed Taliban were killed in ISAF air attack in Kandahar province yesterday.
Jaweed Faisal spokesman for Kandahar governor said BNA, the Taliban were killed in an air attack of ISAF forces in the Mandi area, Meaneshen district.
In another operation carried out by National Police and Army forces in the Meaneshin district of Kandahar province, a quantity of explosives was seized. The explosives were discovered from a hideout of the Taliban in that  district.
According to another report, a national police was martyred and three insurgents were killed in a clash between armed insurgents and security forces in the Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz province.

Monday July 1, 2013
Kabul (BNA): Ministry of Water and Power and Independent National Standard Administration (INSA) signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for standardizing technical projects’ plans and the ministry’s contracts.
The (MoU) was signed by Minister of Water and Power Mohammad Ismail and chairman for INSA in Kabul.
According the agreement, Ministry of Water and Power is committed to deliver particular technical plans and contracts to INSA.
Based on the agreement, INSA is committed to provide proper facilities for electro-technical committee and pay full consideration towards establishing and developing of qualities in laboratory testing and issuing qualified certificates acceptable to international standards.
Before signing the agreement, Minister Water and Power said, “Standard is valuable enough in maintaining effective energy and would put positive impacts on quality of projects.”
Meanwhile, a workshop under the title of ‘coordination among sectorial organs held, aiming to disseminate national standards presently exists in Ministry of Water and Power.’
The workshop is funded by GTZ.
Popalzai Popal, head of INSA told the participants of the workshop INSA has taken steps towards development of qualified national infrastructure and currently 251 national standards have been approved in various sections.

Monday July 1, 2013
Kabul (BNA): Around 260 girls and women who were enrolled at the Commercial Development Services Office of Kawyan ended their training period and were introduced to some private foundations.
Addressing the ceremony Soraya Paikan Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled insisted on the role of women and their share in improvement of family economy.
Kamila Sediqi head of the Kawyan office explained the aim of the project which is upgrading of the capacities of women and their employment at private sector.
She added that based an agreement signed with private sector the project has been designed with the cooperation of the USAID.
She added that under the project 260 girls and women will be attracted by the private sector.
Khan Jan Alekozai Deputy Chairman of Chambers of Commerce and Industries also promised to cooperate in providing job opportunities for women in private sector.
He asked the government to prepare the ground for upgrading professional skills of women.
Zuhra Sadat In Charge of the Salar Shakeb office in the ceremony said her office has the capacity for attracting 40 women in administrative, accounting and governance departments and she added fortunately a number of women have been employed at this office and the women’s training before employment was a positive step indeed.
Representatives of around 30 organizations in offices were present at the ceremony, they promised to employ eligible women in relevant positions.

Monday July 1, 2013
Kabul (BNA): The High Ranking Parliamentary Delegation of Indonesia led by Deputy Chairman of National Assembly of that country, met Mohammad Karim Khalili the Second Vice-President and discussed the further expansion of relations between the two nations.
Talking at the meeting Ahmad Farhan Hamid Deputy Speaker of Indonesian Parliament considered the presence of that countries’ delegation in Afghanistan an indicator of concrete friendship between the two nations, he expressed hope, the visit of the delegation could further consolidate ties between the two countries.
Emphasizing on the need for further expansion of parliamentary cooperation between the two nations, he added that relations between the two nations sho


uld consolidate towards progress of the two nations in different spheres.
Touching on the cooperation of his country in terms of training, higher education and supporting Afghan police stressed that this cooperation could also expand in other dimensions as well.
At the meeting Khalili called relations between the two nations historic and friendly.
He said that one of the biggest achievements of the government of Afghanistan in the past years has been restoration of democracy and freedom of speech in the country and expressed hope using the experiences of Indonesian could further strengthen democracy and cause progress in Afghanistan.
He also touching on the opportunities for investment of Indonesian investors in government and private sector in Afghanistan said that the two nations are enjoying good capacities in economy and trade sectors and he hoped using these opportunities the ties between the countries further consolidate.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 11:04

Seventeen Insurgents Killed

Thursday June 27, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Seventeen armed insurgents were killed in several cleansing operations conducted by Afghan Security Forces.
Interior Ministry Press Office reported BNA, the Afghan Security Forces in last 24 hours launched cleansing operations in the relevant areas of Herat, Ghazni, Maidan-Wardak, Kandahar, Kunduz, Baghlan, Parwan, Nangarhar and Kunar provinces, as a result of which 17 armed insurgents were killed, 11 wounded and 9 others were arrested .
Quantity of heavy and light weapons was seized.
According to another report, three anti-vehicle mines were planted by insurgents for destructive and terrorist activities in the surrounding areas of Laghman and Logar provinces, were discovered and defused by National Army Police. 

Thursday, 27 June 2013 11:04

Six Taliban Mine Planters Killed

Thursday,June 27, 3-2013
Kabul (BNA) Six Taliban mine planters were killed in three separate incidents yesterday.
Interior Ministry Press Office said BNA, three Taliban mine planters wanted to plant mines in relevant areas of Tanay district of Khost province, Zankhan district of Ghazni and Zhamkani district of Paktia provinces they were lost their lives in explosion of their own planted mines.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 11:02

Eight Armed Taliban Killed

Thursday June 27, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Afghan National Army forces carried out an operation as a result of which five armed oppositions killed in Kandahar province yesterday.
The Defense Ministry Spokesperson Press Office reported BNA, Afghan National Army Forces launched operation aimed to track terrorists and Taliban militants in relevant areas of Maiwand district, Kandahar province in which five armed Taliban killed, one injured and six others were arrested.
According to another reports, three armed Taliban militants killed in a clash with national army forces in relevant areas of Naawa district, Helmand province and three others wounded.
The insurgents left behind a quantity of heavy and light weapons.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 10:59

Haqqani Network’s commander arrested

Thursday June 27, 2013
Kabul (BNA) A Commander of Haqqani’s Network was arrested in Paktiya province the day before yesterday.
Defense Ministry Spokesperson Press Office reported BNA, the commander had active role in terrorist and destructive activities, designing plan attack on troops and planting road side mines to target and kill civilians,was arrested in an operation of National Army Commando Forces.
According to another report, Commando Forces by carrying out a special operation, arrested six armed oppositions while they were organizing on terrorist and destructive activities and to insecure Kabul- Gardiz highway  inPule-Alam city of Loar province along with three Kalashnikovs, a PK, and amount of ammunitions.