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    Cabinet strips AGO of monitoring power

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The new Afghan government has abolished the monitoring authority of the Attorney General Office, saying the AGO supervision of the public and private organs is in conflict with the law.


    Abdullah vows to boost security organs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah said on Wednesday removing doubts from the minds of armed forces and a clear distinction between friends and foes would help lift the morale of the security personnel.


    HRW to Kabul: Fight sexual harassment

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A leading international human rights group on Tuesday asked the new Afghan government to take urgent steps to combat sexual harassment of women in education, employment and public life.


    Agenda of Istanbul Conference discussed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The agenda of the Heart-of-Asia Conference/Istanbul process was discussed at a consultative meeting in Kabul on Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said.


    Acting officials creating problems: Senators

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Meshrano Jirga members on Tuesday claimed acting ministers and governors were creating problems for people and asked the new government to resolve the issue at the earliest.


    APRA collects 153 million afs in revenue

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Postal Regulatory Authority (APRA) on Tuesday announced that more than 3.4 million postal packages were delivered last one year.


    President orders strict security around Salma dam

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday ordered foolproof security around Salma dam in western Herat province.


    Commerce Dept, AISA get new buildings

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The construction of two complexes in the governor’s house in southeastern Khost province was completed and work on another building initiated on Tuesday.


    Meddling has weakened police force: Daudzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Minister of Interior Muhammad Omar Daudzai on Tuesday acknowledged that political interference and nepotism had undermined the efficiency of his ministry.

    Governance,Business & Economics

    Mining sector needs better husbandry

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Experts and economists believe the mining sector needs better management to stand on its own feet but the goal seems impossible for the new government to achieve during its five-year tenure.