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    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.


    Most Kabul dwellers seek security, jobs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul residents have urged the new president to pay special attention to strengthening peace, creating jobs, solving environmental and housing problems, reveals a survey by Pajhwok Afghan News.


    Conference on Afghan oil industry held in Dubai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The first-ever conference on Afghanistan’s oil industry recently took place in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), organisers said.


    Ahmadzai vows legal action against land-grabbers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday said he had directed the authorities concerned to initiate legal action against individuals having grabbed state properties.


    MPs hail Ahmadzai’s remarks about flatterers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday hailed President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s resolve to implement laws on powerful individuals and his intention to stay away from obsequious persons.