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Bayat Foundation Distributes Aid Winter to Government Press

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(Last Updated On: January 30, 2017)

BAYAT_MATBA_30_01_2017_DARI_SOT.mpg_snapshot_00.03_[2017.01.30_16.51.33]Continuing to the Bayat Foundation winter aid distribution, this time the BF convoy reached to the Government Press.

Chairman of the Bayat Foundation says these aids include food, winter clothing which will be sufficient for two months of a family.

“These aid distribution can be a symbol for others who have the ability to help the needy people and help families,” said chairman of the Bayat Foundation, Eng. Ehsanullah Bayat.

Praising the Bayat Foundation’s efforts and assists, the chairman of Government Press said the employees of this organization are too much and the Bayat Foundation did a great job in this cold season.

“We proud that we have such charity organization like the Bayat Foundation in our country,” said Muhammad Zia Bom, chairman of the government press.

The recievers of aids have also praised the asssitance of the Bayat Foundation.

“We thank Mr. Bayat for his assistances in this cold season and we will always pray for him,” said Shakila, one of the employees.

Since its beginning until now, the Bayat Foundation has provided aid to poor families and has also contributed significantly to the Afghan social, cultural, medical, educational, and religious infrastructure by building schools, hospitals, mosques and reconstruction projects.

Recognizing this challenging reality, the Bayat Foundation seeks to ease the pressure put on families in need by undertaking a range of different aid projects. One of the foundation’s ongoing projects involves food donations in the month of Ramadan.

By collecting items through food drives, the organization is able to deliver aid packages to families throughout Afghanistan. These packages typically include rice, noodles, tea, sugar, and flour.

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Da Afghanistan Bank sees increase in gross reserves

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(Last Updated On: June 1, 2020)

The gross domestic product (GDP) of the central bank of Afghanistan, Da Afghanistan Bank, has reached more than $9 billion for the first time.

Officials at the bank said that although the global aid to Afghanistan has declined, they have succeeded to increase the bank’s reserves.

Economists also underline that the central bank’s efforts will lure global funds.

The bank’s authority has stated that they have, for the first time, been able to increase the GDP to over $9 billion.

According to them, last year about AFN22 billion was deposited in the government reserves through investments in foreign financial institutions.

Although the Coronavirus pandemic has devalued Afghan currency against the dollar, the authority is pushing for effective programs to keep the value of the currency afloat, they said.

Welcoming the strengthening of the gross reserves of DAB, experts say that the central bank’s efforts would attract global funds for good.

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Concerns over Coronavirus rapid outbreak in Afghanistan

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(Last Updated On: May 31, 2020)

The COVID19 outbreak status in Afghanistan has turned disastrous, as there are few health measures in hand.

The Ministry of Public Health says 680 new cases of the Coronavirus have been tested positive in the last 24 hours hiking the count of the infected to 15,205 in Afghanistan.

The ministry underlines that there are no sufficient gears to reach out to all patients and that any negligence will have dire consequences for the nation.

“Some 1,112 samples have been examined in the past 24 hours, of which 680 have tested positive, with eight deaths,” said Wahidullah Majrooh, deputy of the MOPH.

He added: “Unfortunately, Coronavirus scope has widened and the tragedy is imminent, and our only hope is the cooperation of the people. If they cooperate, we can control the situation.”

“The consumption of oxygen alone is very high overnight, while there is so little of the product.”

Nonetheless, the health ministry reiterates that health workers are ready to provide services to the people in any situation and to fight against the pandemic with whatever is available.

In the meantime, the Herat department of hajj and religious affairs has warned the imams in the province to strictly follow and pass on health guidelines instructions while leading the prayers, or else, they will be dismissed of their duties.

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Al-Aqsa Mosque reopens to worshippers – Jerusalem

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(Last Updated On: May 31, 2020)

After over two months of lockdown for the Coronavirus, Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound has been reopened, international news agencies.

The Council of Islamic Waqf, which oversees Muslim sites on the complex, said the restriction was lifted after the virus’ spread slowed down locally.

The council also imposed some precautionary measures to reduce the risk of contagion at Islam’s third-holiest site.

That is, worshippers must wear face masks and bring personal prayer rugs should they wish to pray in the mosque or on the grounds.

It worth mentioning that the Al-Aqsa Mosque which is located in the Old City of Jerusalem, is the third holiest site in Islam.

The mosque was built on top of the Temple Mount, known as the Al Aqsa Compound or Haram-e-Sharif in Islam.

Celebrating the reopening, dozens of Muslims gathered in front of the large wooden doors, pronouncing, “God is greatest, we will protect Al-Aqsa with our soul and blood.”

Reportedly, the resumption of prayers capped a somber period for Jerusalem’s Muslims, who this year marked the fasting month of Ramadan and the Eid al-Fitr holiday without their usual daily visits to Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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