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Monday, 24 September 2018 06:05

Crashing Car Took The Lives of Five Civilians

Monday, September 24, 2018

Ferozkoh (BNA) Five civilians lost their lives in crashing of a car in Ghor province yesterday.
Habibul Rahman Malikzada police chief of Teyora district, Ghor province told BNA, five civilians including a woman and a kid were lost their lives while a car overturned the road and crashed between Tolak and Toyora Districts.
He added, six other civilians were also wounded in the event.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, 24 September 2018 06:03

30 Armed Oppositions Killed Across The Country

Monday, September 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The security and defense forces in the last 24 hours conducting joint offensive operations in various parts of the country killed 30 armed oppositions, wounded 3 and detained 4 suspects.
According to national defense ministry press office to BNA, the operations were launched in Nangarhar, Kapisa, Ghazni, Paktia, Khost, Kandahar, Zabul, Urozgan, Badghis, Herat, Faryab, Baghlan, Sar-e-Pul, Kunduz and Helmand provinces.
T. Yarzada
 

Monday, 24 September 2018 06:02

At Least 26 Insurgents Killed in Kapisa

Monday, September 24, 2018

Mahmod Raqi (BNA) Twenty six Taliban and five Islamic State fighters have been killed in separate operations and airstrikes in northeastern Kapisa provinces, officials said Sunday.
Seventeen Taliban militants have so far been killed during security operations since yesterday in Badar Ab area of Tagab district of Kapisa province, said the district police chief, Mohammad Naeem.
A tribal elder in Badar Ab area of Tagab district of Kapisa province, said the district police chief, Mohammad Naeem.
A tribal elder in Badar Ab area, Haji Malang, said aircrafts hovered over their area throughout Saturday night.  He said six Taliban were killed an airstrike on Saturday afternoon.
He said three militants were killed and a fourth wounded in the airstrike.
 

Monday, September 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA)  The Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) on Sunday organized a seminar on Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) family members’ (Ahl al-Bayt) life and works here at the ministry’ press hall.
The seminar was attended by ministry’s deputies, advisors, directors, a number of religious scholars, national assembly members and government officials.
Speaking about different dimensions of Karbala incident and life and works of the Prophet’s family members, deputy minister of information and culture on publication affairs Fazel Sancharaki said however, 1378 years have been passed since Karbala’s historic incident, but still it remained as inspirational and sensational incident.  He added Hazrat-e-Imam Hussain and his companions were actually the symbol of right path and the opposite side was the symbol of wrong one.
“Marking Karbala epic once more provides the ground for us to take a lesion and disclose Karbala incident’s secrets, “he added.  Sancharaki went on saying that Hussain and his companions showed dedication and sacrificed themselves for the solidness of the great tree of Islam.
“The historic incident of Karbala had a reflection of spirituality and self-dedication out of the Islamic word and that’s why it is well-known worldwide,” he added.
During the seminar, the messages of Afghanistan Shiite Ulema Council and the country’s Islamaili Shiite leadership were read out.
Lauding the efforts made by the ministry of information and culture on the aspect, the messages called inspiration from them is a great step to ensure this world and another world’s bliss.
The seminar was ended by reading out of a praying recited by Dr. Mostafa Abdul Jalil, head of Al-Azhar University lectures’ delegation, who have recently came to Kabul for conducting a series of exchange programs.
Massourda Qarizada
 

Monday, September 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The European Union (EU) has contributed 25 million Euros in support of Afghan children on the move and ending polio, according to a statement on Sunday.
The four-year grant would enable UNICEF and partners to better reintegrate children on the move, and to provide them with a protective environment, a statement from the EU said on Sunday.  It would also support UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Government of Afghanistan in their endeavor to eradicate polio.
“This Euros 25 million grant for both children on the move and polio eradication illustrates the European people’s support and dedication to improving the lives of the most vulnerable children in Afghanistan” said Ambassador Pierre Mayaudon, Head of European Union Delegation to Afghanistan.
The grant launched today would provide opportunities to protect Afghan children on their migratory journey increase their resilience by strengthening their capping mechanisms, including the provision of psychosocial support and would facilitate their reintegration into their communities.
It would also contribute to the eradication of polio in Afghanistan, which is one of the three polio-endemic countries in the world together with Pakistan and Nigreria.
“We are extremely grateful to the European Union and its people for their commitment sand support to children in Afghanistan,” said Adele Khodr, UNICEF Afghanistan Representative.  “This significant EU support will help bring hope and stability to the children and people of Afghanistan and will expedite polio eradication.”
In Afghanistan, the complexity of the situation with increased violence, poverty and natural disasters, pushes children to migrate to Iran and other countries, and exposes them to abuse, neglect and exploitation during their migration journey.  The unique feature of this grant is that it is an integrated two-country response that includes Iran and Afghanistan.  It will strengthen cross-border information sharing, programme planning and response to safeguard the best interests of children.
The grant will also contribute to the eradication of polio, where prioritization of children on the move between Pakistan and Afghanistan is a key strategy.  Experience from other endemic countries shows the critical role of mobile populations in spreading polio transmission a delaying its eradication.
“Afghanistan has made significant progress towards polio eradication, where transmission is limited to specific geographical areas.  However, access, population on the move and insecurity continue to pose a challenge,” said Dr. Rik Peeperkorn, Afghanistan WHO Representative.  “This grant present an excellent opportunity to stop polio transmission as it protects past investments and gains made, and most importantly, it ensures that children are protected from polio forever.”
 

Monday, September 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive (CE) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, leading a high-ranking delegation on Sunday left for the United States to attend the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
The Chief Executive would take part in the assembly on behalf of the Afghan National Unity Government articulate Kabul’s vies on different issues, a statement from CE press office said yesterday.
Dr. Abdullah will underline the need for counter-terrorism, counter-narcotics, regional and international cooperation with Afghanistan, as well as preparations for parliamentary and district council elections.
CE Abdullah would also explain the steps the government has taken to curb corruption, promote education and women empowerment, besides plans for economic development.
Efforts to achieve sustainable development, internal and regional challenges are the issues in Afghanistan that would be spotlighted by the Chief Executive during UAN General Assembly.
According to the statement, Dr. Abdullah will meet the UN secretary general, prime ministers and foreign ministers of different countries on the sideline of the 73rd UNGA session.
On the margin of the important event, the statement added, Dr. Abdullah would participate in a banquet to be hosted by US President Donald Trump.
Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and other high-ranking officials are accompanying the CE Abdullah on the trip.
 

Monday, September 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday attended and spoke in a concluding session of defense and security forces conference held in a bid to ensure elections security, the Chahar Chendar Palace said in a statement.
During the meeting, stressing on practical cooperation of the country’s defense and security entities, head of Independent Elections Commission Gula Jan Abdul Badi Sayad said we would not allow anyone to interfere in election affairs, according to the statement.
He also stressed on ensuring security of candidates and voters and added necessary measures would be taken against those who intend to disturb elections.
Afterwards, interior ministry’s senior security deputy Akhtar Mohammad Ibrahimi and defense ministry’s chief of army staff Gen. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali spoke about security sector preparations on ensuring election security, the statement went on to say.
Likewise, security entities’ in-charges assured the people, government and IEC on ensuring security of election process.
Representing resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan Gen. Andrew Popas said they would put all our equipment into the access of Afghan defense and security organs to ensure security of elections.
He also assured to cooperate with Afghan defense and security forces to apply elections security plan.
After hearing the participants’ talks, President Ghani lauded the defense and security forces for ensuring security during Ashura ceremony and their successful offensive operations in a number of provinces.
Thanking IEC for preparing the ground for technical conditions to hold elections, the president said the government was ready to cooperate in maintaining of IEC financial needs.
Calling using biometric system by IEC a significant step on elections transparency, the president added our difference with the Taliban is that we refer and rely on people’s vote, but they rely on guns.
He stressed that no one including defense and security officials are allowed to interfere in elections and if they do, law would be implemented on them.
He said Wolesi Jirga election would be held in accordance with law and all IEC offices should be open, adding no reason would be acceptable to close the mentioned offices.
Besides defense, security, and IEC leadership, army corps’ commanders, security heads and commanders of a number of provinces were present in the meeting.
 

Monday September 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday vehemently condemned the terrorist attack killed a number of people in the Ahwaz city of Iran. On Saturday, at least 29 people were killed and 70 others wounded in the assault on a military parade.
The dead and wounded included military personnel and civilians watching the event. Gunmen opened fire from a long distance from inside a park, killing the security personnel and civilians. Three of the attackers were gunned down during a clash with the security forces. A presidential statement quoting President Ghani denounced terrorism as a regional and global phenomenon the enemy of all humanity. The statement said the people and government of Afghanistan had gave great sacrifices in the war on terrorism. The brave Afghan forces were in the frontline in the war on the scourge. “We believe terrorism doesn’t know borders and it is the enemy of all humanity because it targets the citizens of every country. There is need to fight the menace honestly,” the President was quoted in the statement.
 

Monday September 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) In a meeting held at the Presidential Palace and attended by Kabul Municipality deputy and head of Capital Regional Independent Development Authority (CRIDA), President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani spoke about construction projects in eastern Kabul.
According to BNA report, at the outset Kabul Municipality deputy Shuaib Rahim said focus on eastern Kabul have been increased and work on acquisition section of Orphani road is ongoing and coordination has been established with Land Authority for related area’s acquisition and an alternative for that. He also briefed the session about the road’s capacity and design, urban design, timetable for the road’s construction, acquisition capacity, alternative area and coordination among the concerned administrations. Kabul Municipality deputy and head of CRIDA also presented information about the current and future situation of eastern Kabul that includes road, canal and park. After hearing their information, President Ghani thanked Kabul Municipality and CRIDA plans and instructed them to prepare a clear map on Dasht-e-Barchi area along with suggesting roads and the number of houses that would go to acquisition. He added that white and government areas to be included in the map so decision are taken in consultation with people. The President instructed the Kabul Municipality to clarify the specific date of Orphani road construct, the project and contractor companies’ management at its earlies. He said, “I want acceleration in the projects’ implementation, because, the people should practically see the results of my promises.”
 

Monday September 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Two buildings to be built on the compound of Ajani Malaka High school in northern Samangan province.
According to BNA local correspondent report, the buildings to be constructed with a sum of 800,000 USD funded by Germany in two floors.
Abdul Mateen Sarwari head of education department in Samangan told, the buildings has 13 classrooms, 2 administrative rooms, laboratory and other necessary equipment.
Also each classrooms equipped with chairs and tables.
Abdul Latif Ibrahimi governor of Samangan for appreciating Germany assistance said, security situation is better in Samangan and opportunity is provided for implementation of public utility projects.
It has been said, about 5000 students are studying in Ajani Malaka high school.
Now 300 schools is active in Samangan that 126 schools are without buildings and 11 school buildings are under construction, Sarwari said.
M.A.Ansari
 

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