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    Energy cooperation with Kazakhstan discussed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah has held talks on bilateral cooperation with Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov, a report said on Monday.


    Support sought for energy sector development

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, launched Afghanistan’s first Gas-to-Power Symposium as part of ongoing American support to the country’s energy sector.


    Security coordination non-existent: Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday said Afghan security institutions lacked coordination, an issue his administration would try to address soon.


    Iran to extend visas for Afghans: Mohaqiq

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran has promised to extend visas of Afghan refugees in the neighboring country for six months, Deputy Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Mohaqiq said on Sunday.


    Trust with Kabul improving: Islamabad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Sunday said the level of cooperation and trust between Kabul and Islamabad was increasing.

    A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office in Islamabad, Tasnim Aslam, said a section of Afghan media had wrongly attributed a statement to her. 


    Work underway to bolster security: Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday said his government had launched work on bringing improvement to the country’s security situation.


    President appoints new ACB leadership

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree appointing new director general and chief executive officer (CEO) of Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), an official said on Sunday.


    High-ups involved in insecurity, claim senators

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Accusing some high-ranking government officials of involvement in fueling insecurity, Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday said the government had failed to maintain the law and order.


    Efforts on to spruce up Afghanistan image: ACSS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Centre for Strategic Studies (ACSS) on Sunday said efforts had been intensified to restore the tarnished image of Afghanistan in the world.


    Govt asked to focus on developing Paktia

    GARDIZ (PAJHWOK): The residents of southeastern Paktia province on Sunday demanded of the unity government to provide the educated youth a lion share in jobs and help develop the border province.