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Senators call for announcement of Parliamentary election date

A number of Afghan senators in Afghan Senate called for the announcement of Parliamentary election date. The Senators criticized the proposals of Election Reforms Commission (ERC), saying this process is extremely time-consuming and postpones the parliamentary elections. “The concerning issue is the date of holding Parliamentary election. The reforms process …

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MoI Awaits for President Decree on Issuing NEIC

Officials in Ministry of Interior Affairs urged that we are waiting for the President decree on issuing the National Electronic Identification Cards. Minister of Interior Affairs NoorulHaq Ulomi said,” despite of all the preparations and existence of approved laws yet the President to order on beginning of the National processing …

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BF rebuilds Malalay Hospital in Kabul

With continued commitment to the country’s health sector, the Bayat Foundation (BF) has reconstructed the Gynecology maternity unit of the Malalay Hospital and also donated advanced equipments to the hospital. The chairman of Bayat Foundation, Engineer Ehsanullah Bayat says that the Bayat Foundation has assisted advanced equipments due to a …

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Pakistan renews commitments for peace in Afghanistan

Pakistan’s army chief of staff claims that Pakistan has always acted honestly against Afghanistan and brining peace and stability to the country. Pakistani Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, noted that Afghanistan’s enemy is also Pakistan’s enemy; citing the security situation of Afghanistan is alarming. “We have always …

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UN considers SOM summit successful for Afghan government

United Nations special envoy is said to consider the Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) summit effective, adding unlike previous summits, the senior officials have discussed more on Afghanistan demands and needs. Nicholas Haysem, UN special representative for Afghanistan has also considered the SOM summit essential for Afghanistan. Haysem noted that the …

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Afghan Officials Failed to Convince International Community: Civil Society Activists

 A number of civil society activists have stated that Afghan officials have failed to convince the International community members and representatives who had attended the Senior Officials Meeting SOM,warning if the Government doesn’t adopt serious measurements in order to fulfill its commitments given for the International donors ,they will decrease …

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Afghan Parliament Resumes Sessions after Summer Break

Afghan Parliament members resumed their first session on Monday after their summer breaks and discussed security issues in the country. The Speaker of the House of Representatives says the International Community and specially those countries who have committed to support Afghan security forces to bring security and stability in Afghanistan …

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Ghani Approves Recommended Package of Electoral Reforms

President Ashraf Ghani has approved the recommended package of the Electoral Reforms Commission, Shah Sultan Akefi head of the Commission said on Sunday. “The recommendation of the commission was approved in the cabinet session and the President may issue a decree soon to implement the recommendations,” Akefi emphasized. Akefi emphasis …

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MoCI Links Economical Progress to Growth of Industry

Afghan Minister of Commerce and Industries called industry as the main factor for the economical progress of Afghanistan. Hamayoun Rassa, Minister of Commerce and Industries who was speaking at a conference to support Afghanistan’s industries said Afghanistan’s industry faces difficult challenges and we will take the required solutions in the …

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Taliban infighting leaves five killed in Zabul

Fighting between the two rival militant groups in southern Zabul province of Afghanistan left at least five Taliban fighters dead and three others injured. The clashes occurred between the supporters of the Taliban new supreme leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour and a senior Taliban military commander Mullah Mansour Dadullah who has …

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P.Ghani to Hold the Most Transparent Election Up to 2019

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has promised to the International community donors to hold the most transparent Elections up to 2019 to be an example within the region. He has also insisted on his commitments on ensuring peace, strengthening of Afghanistan’s independency, Human rights, and be as transparent on spending money …

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