KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga or upper house of parliament on Sunday condemned Thursday’s suicide attack in Kabul and asked the government to take elaborate security measures to prevent such attacks in future.
KABUL (PAN): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday directed the Ministry of Finance to release $100 million (5.5 billion afghanis) to the Ministry of Defence for purchasing five cargo aircrafts, the Presidential Palace said.
KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan and Oman have decided to develop a memorandum of understanding on establishing a joint commission to work for a cooperation framework in various fields, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) on Sunday agreed to providing $20 million in aid to Afghanistan for capacity building programmes and bringing improvement to municipality system in four major provinces.
TALOQAN (PAN): A major highway in northern Takhar province was reopened 10 hours after it was closed by hundreds of people protesting against the appointment of a former mayor as the provincial police chief.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A motorcycle exploded with a big bang after caching fire in a car parking facility at the governor's house in northern Sar-i-Pul province, but no one was hurt, police said on Sunday.