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Afghans Mock Ghani’s Meritocracy in Appointing High-Ranking Officials

A number of Afghans are mocking President Ashraf Ghani’s meritocracy in appointing high-ranking officials, urging the government to appoint individuals based on their proficiency. The issue went viral on social networks after a newly appointed governor said he was farming in his province when informed about his appointment as governor …

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Abdullah Reacts to Recent Remarks by Atta Noor

Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Monday reacted to recent remarks by Atta Mohammad Noor, the ousted Balkh governor, saying his silence doesn’t mean he is not having answers. “If we are not responding to every comments, it should not be considered that we are not having answers. It is …

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Jamiat Party Negotiates with Arg over Implementation of NUG Agreement

Jamiat-e-Islami Party of Afghanistan have started negotiations with the Presidential Palace (ARG) over the implementation of the political agreement on the formation of the National Unity Government (NUG) and the fate of Atta Mohammad Noor, the ousted Balkh governor. Kamaluddin Hamid, a member of Jamiat leadership council, on Friday told …

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MPs React to Atta Noor’s Dismissal

Members of the Lower House of parliament harshly reacted on Wednesday after President Ashraf Ghani fired Atta Mohammad Noor from his position as Balkh governor. “The National Unity Government is a coalition government and Ustad Atta is one part of this coalition. Why he was dismissed? Did he make any …

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Ghani-Abdullah Favoritism in Dealing with Corrupt Officials Unveiled

Lieutenant General Sayed Ghulam Hussain Fakhri, Director-General of the High Office of Anti-Corruption claims that Afghan leaders are waiving from heavy corruption cases in order to secure vote banks in the upcoming presidential elections. “The government leadership is dealing with these people with considerations, because they don’t want to lose …

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