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Government Must Issue Electronic ID Cards: MPs

The members of Wolesi Jirga believe the Population Census Act is almost finalized and the government should take necessary actions to issue electronic ID cards for organizing a better parliamentary election. On Sunday’s session, the lawmakers declared that Computerized National Identity Cards (CNIC) was the only solution to the electoral …

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Ex-Minister Rejects Corruption Charges As Baseless

Former minister of trade and commerce Muhammad Amin Farhang has rejected the embezzlement charges against him as baseless. Recently, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) revealed names of five ex-ministers accused of embezzling millions of dollars, and asked for their prosecution. Foreign minister of trade and commerce Muhammad Amin Farhang, foreign …

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MPs Want Reforms in Electoral Law

Members of Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of the Parliament) are calling for amendment in the structure and mandate of the electoral law, saying parliamentary elections may face challenges as long as IEC is not reformed. The MPs on Saturday’s session demanded the new government to organize the parliamentary elections in …

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AGO Strictly Warns Defendants of Kabul Bank Scandal

The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has strictly warned the perpetrators of Kabul Bank crises to attend the court hearing session or the verdict would be announce in their absence. Kabul Bank, Afghanistan’s first private financial institution, collapsed in 2010 after its shareholders took more than $900 million dollars out from …

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President Ahmadzai Goes to Saudi Arabia to Perform Haji-Umrah

According to ARG Presidential press office Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and some other top Afghan officials have left Kabul city for Saudi Arabia to perform the Haji-Umrah early this morning. The Afghanistan President and his fellows despite of performing their Haji principles will visit the Saudi Arabia Prince and …

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Bangladesh supports democratic Afghanistan

Bangladesh strongly supports Afghanistan government, Bangladesh ambassador in United Nations said. Bangladesh ambassador in United Nations said that his country pledged to continue collaboration with Afghanistan government and tries to expand political and economic relations with the Afghan government. He noted that his country’s activists and experts are currently activating …

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‘Right Person for the Right Job’ Urges Abdullah

Abdullah Abdullah, the chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Unity government has declared only qualified persons would be hired in the right job. In a meeting with the elders of Turkmen ethnicity on Wednesday, Abdullah Abdullah made it clear that the government would consider equality in reconstruction and other …

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ANA looses 6,853 army soldiers since 2003: MoD

The defense ministry announced on Tuesday that 6,853 soldiers of Afghan National Army (ANA) have lost their lives in war against the rebel forces since 2003. Spokesman of the defense ministry, General Zahir Azimi in his twitter page has said that 85 percent of ANA soldiers were martyred in the …

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Number of Policewomen to reach 10,000: MoI

The number of policewomen in Afghanistan will be increased to 10,000 by the end of next year, the ministry of interior affairs said. Officials in the interior ministry noted that currently Afghanistan has 2,000 policewomen that the figure is expected to reach to 5,000 by the end of the year. …

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Wolesi Jirga to Discuss BSA Next Week

The Wolesi Jirga, Lower House of the Parliament, has announced that the House would begin discussion on Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) by coming week. The MPs on Monday’s session stated that the government had dispatched the BSA to the House of Representatives for the approval. The lawmakers declared they didn’t …

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