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    Governance

    Feldman, Aziz discuss regional stability

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): America’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Dan Feldman has arrived in Islamabad for talks with top Pakistani officials on bilateral and regional issues.



    Governance

    On 1st foreign trip, president off to China

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At the head of a high-level delegation, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday flew to China -- a regional powerhouse -- on his first formal foreign trip as Afghanistan's head of state, his office said.



    Governance

    Ahmadzai stresses reforms in construction sector

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday underlined the imperative of reforms and regulations in Afghanistan's booming construction sector.



    Governance

    CEO renews electoral reform vow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Monday said the national unity government remained committed to reforming the electoral bodies.



    Governance

    Massoud formally assumes office

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s special representative on reform and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud on Monday formally assumed office, the Presidential Palace said.



    Governance

    Pakistan millers oppose transit facility for India

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistani flour millers have warned of protests if India is allowed transit facility to export over a million tonnes of wheat to landlocked Afghanistan, a report said on Monday.



    Governance

    MoU signed with US on media centre use

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The US Embassy in Kabul and the Ministry of Higher Education have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the use of a media centre.



    Governance

    Kabul, Riyadh agree on robust strategic links

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has underlined the need for expanding strategic relations between Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia, the Presidential Palace in Kabul said on Monday.



    Governance,Business & Economics

    New mining law yet to be published

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The new mining law was endorsed by former president Hamid Karzai about three months ago, but the Ministry of Justice (MJ) is yet to publish it in the official gazette.



    Governance

    Senate delegation to probe PC poll results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga -- or the upper house of the parliament -- on Sunday appointed a delegation to investigate the final results from the April provincial council elections.