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    Ministry lacks funds to repair Salang Road

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Amid complaints by passengers and drivers about a rundown condition of the key Salang highway, the Ministry of Public Works on Saturday said it lacked funds to carry out repair works.


    Eye-dental ward opens at FMIC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An eye and dental ward was inaugurated on Saturday at the French Medical Institute for Children in Kabul during a ceremony attended by Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah.


    Norway pledges continued aid to Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende on Saturday said his country wanted to include Afghanistan in the group of 12 countries Norway has been focusing on.


    Cabinet framework to become clear this week: Khan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Calling early formation of the Cabinet as important, Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah’s first deputy Mohammad Khan on Saturday said some progress had been achieved in forming a consensus Cabinet, but a final decision was yet to be taken.


    Women have a weak role in govt: Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday acknowledged women played insufficient leadership role in government departments, promising to improve their situation.


    New Baghlan PC members take oath

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The newly-elected provincial council (PC) members of northern Baghlan province on Saturday took oath, vowing to fight corruption and ethnic discrimination.


    Farah residents attach hopes with new PC

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of western Farah province have urged the new provincial council (PC) members to fulfill their campaign pledges.


    US welcomes better Afghan-Pak ties prospect

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States has welcomed the prospect of better bilateral ties between Afghanistan and Pakistan following the Pakistan Army Chief’s visit to Kabul this week.


    Paktia elders allege graft in projects

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Tribal elders have urged the central government to launch mega reconstruction projects in southeastern Paktia province.