KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MTCA) on Monday said it was fully prepared to airlift pilgrims to the holy city Makkah, Saudi Arabia. This year, 24,000 pilgrims will be flown from Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia.
KABUL (PAN): During King Amanullah Khan’s era, power transitioned from an absolutist government to a constitutional setup for the first time in Afghanistan, the Security Transition Commission head said on Sunday.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A total of 52 pairs tied the knot at a mass marriage ceremony held in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Monday, thanks to three businessmen who financially supported the event that cost $40,000.
KABUL (PAN): Applications for Paiwand, Afghanistan’s first national social media summit, opened on Monday for the Sept 22-23 event that would bring together over 200 speakers and participants from all provinces, organisers said.