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Wednesday, 11 January 2012 14:03

U.S Embassy Promised Cooperation With BAN

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Authorities of Bakhtar News Agency, Khalil Minawi and Mary Nabard Ahen met with Gavin Sundwall, U.S Embassy Spokesperson here in Kabul today.
BNA reporter said, the aim of this meeting was to attract the cultural cooperation of U.S Embassy with Bakhtar News Agency (BNA).
The report said, Khalil Minawi General Director and Mary Nabard Ahen Deputy Director of BNA explained the activities and problems of BNA as a state news agency in the center and provinces of the country to Gavin Sundwall U.S Embassy’s spokesman.
Minawi added, in order to cover all events, BNA should be equipped with all facilities.
He said, modernization of BNA needs the cooperation of national and international friends, especially U.S.A.
Gavin Sundwall expressed pleasure and stressed on the importance of BNA activities regarding the public awareness, promised his country’s cooperation with agency.
Translated By: Rateb  

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 10:19

Building For Girls School Inaugurated In Logar

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Pul-i-Alam (BNA) The construction work of a girl school was completed in Mohmmad Agha district of Logar province today. 
Deen Mohmmad Darwesh spokesman for Logar governor said to BNA, this school has been constructed in an area of 2000 square meter land in one storey by the Central Asian Institution at the cost of Afs 8 million. 
The new constructed school has 8 classrooms, 4 administrative offices, and other educational facilities and accommodated 320 students in a time.
In the inaugural ceremony of this school, Atiqullah Lodeen governor of Logar, Abdul Hamid Hamid governor of Mohammad Agha, Dr. Abdul Wali Wakil head of provincial council and tribal elders of Gomran area were present. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 10:20

Armed Insurgents Group Joined Government

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Herat (BNA) 13 armed insurgents attributed to Taliban group joined to peace process in Herat province yesterday. 
These insurgents led by Mullah Basir who had terrorist activities against the government in Shindand district. 
They were joined in presence of a number of civil and military authorities with their arms to peace process in the security commandment of that province. 
It is said that during the current year, 330 insurgents were joined to peace process in that province.  
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Ten armed insurgents were killed and 40 others were detained by national police forces in the provinces of the country. 
According to interior ministry press office, the national police forces in combined with the national army, national security and coalition forces conducted operations in the outskirts of Nangarhar, Kandahar, Helmand and Balkh provinces, in which ten Taliban insurgents were killed and 40 others were detained. 
In these operations, 5 Kalashnikovs, 13 mines, 2 suicide vests, 140 kg of explosive materials, 250 kg of narcotic and 3 motorbikes were seized by these forces, said the source.
Meanwhile, national police forces discovered and defused 6 anti-vehicle mines, 2 gallons full of explosive materials which were placed by armed insurgents for destructive and terrorist actions in the vicinities of Laghman, Zabul and Helmand province. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 10:16

Three Historical Sites Repaired In Ghazni

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Ghazni (BNA) Three historical sites after repairing have been inaugurated yesterday. 
According to BNA reporter, these places names are Khwaja Lalai, Shamir Faezwal and Shaik Wardki. 
The repairing work of these sites have been completed from development budget of information and culture ministry and was inaugurated by Yosouf Pashtoon advisor in constructional affairs of presidential office while Musa Khan Akbarzada governor of Ghazni and Mosadiq Khalili advisor of the information and culture ministry in cultural heritages affairs were present. 
Also, Ysouf Pashtoon and ambassador of Iran while governor of Ghazni was present visited from two historical sites of “Ghazni.
Ambassador of Iran promised to start repairing works of these sites in the near future. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 09:03

Japan Foreign Minister Arrives Kabul

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Kabul (BNSA) Japan Foreign Minister as a high ranking delegation arrived Kabul today. 
According to BNA reporter from Kabul International Airport, the aim of his trip is visit with Hamid Karzai President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Zalmai Rasool Minister of Foreign affairs and also negotiation regarding Tokyo conference which will be held regarding the assistances of that country to Afghanistan in the near future and also further consolidation of friendly relations between the two countries. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 09:01

Deserved Families Received Assistance In Herat

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The 207 Zafar army corps of Herat province distributed at a value of Afs 494,000 of foodstuffs and cloths to deserved families in Koshk and Robat Sangi district of Herat province yesterday. 
According to defense ministry press office, this assistance consists of blanket, flour, rice mattress and  ghee  were distributed to deserved families in Khalil, Jafar Beg, Khalifa Rahmat villages and Khwaja Noor  of Koshk  and Robat Sangi district of that province. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Deputy of Attorney General Office Noor Jalal in a briefing reported about embezzlement of Afs. Six million and 700,000 from a branch of Navi Kabul Bank and three persons are arrested on the same occasion. 
According to him, they did to regain 50 percent of embezzled money and submitted to the bank. 
In this briefing, he also said that after informing about the issue, the case was probed by investigation and crime department of attorney general that three culprits of this crime were arrested immediately. 
According to him, the personnel of national army were also involved in the issue and the case is under further investigation.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The fourth phase of reconstruction on the ancient sites of Bamyan will start with financial aid of Japan by the Japanese specialists at the end of current month. 
So far Japan has provided USD 5 million for further consolidation of the sides of Buddha statues, archeological investigations, cleaning of its wall sides of Bamyan. 
Abdul Ahad Abbasi head of preservation and repairing of historic monuments of ministry of information and culture said that a training center for preservation of cultural heritage has been made active with the cooperation of UNESCO office of Japan and so far sites of Ghulghula of Zahak city, Kakrak and upper portions of statue has been cleared of mines and the minarets of Ghulghula city has been repaired. 
According to Abbasi the ministry with the cooperation of UNESCO intends to repair some of the shrines which are not included in the world list, adding that in charges of the ministry proposed at the Tokyo working meeting that by using of fallen pieces of the statues possibly one of the statues can be repaired. 
The ministry therefore intends with the cooperation of UNESCO and international specialists repair one of the statues. 
Also the ministry had proposed to the Tokyo specialists meeting practical repairing work be applied on the minaret of Zahak city that are included in the world heritage. 
Omar Sultan acting deputy minister of information and culture for cultural affairs said that UNESCO and foreign specialists has accepted the proposal of the ministry and it is expected during the current year Japanese specialists and UNESCO carry on archeological investigations and basic repairs in Zuhak city and also establish a museum nearby the statues of Bamyan in which the fallow pieces of the statues along with their history be preserved. 
He stressed that a site museum will also be established on the site where Dr. Tarzi is carrying archeological research. 
He added that as a result of our efforts the Bamyan statues and their surrounding as well as the Jam minaret are enlisted in the world cultural heritage and the Herat city is also a candidate to the list and it is expected that the Balkh province too especially the Nogunbed is enlisted at the world cultural heritage list. 
Agha Khan Foundation with the aid provided by Norway has facilitated electricity for homes surrounding the statues of Bamyan and its ancient sites. 
Also the road of Bamyan-Yakawlang is constructed till the end of this year with the Japanese assistance.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Kabul (BNAS) Minister of Martyrs, Crippled and Social Affairs Mrs. Amena Afzali met with the ambassador of India in Kabul yesterday in connection with cooperation of that country with this ministry. 
During this meeting, due to lauding that country’s cooperation with this ministry, Mrs. Afzali asked that country’s cooperation in connection with training of professional cadres and providing equipment and possibilities for Crippled National Institute. 
Afterwards, the Indian ambassador pledged to cooperate that institute and provide facilities for it.