KABUL (Pajhwok): Canadian Ambassador to Afghanistan Deborah Lyons on Thursday called on the Afghan women to actively partake in the April 5 elections and thereby contribute to efforts for peace and stability.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence and some lawmakers on Tuesday urged the US to hand over its military vehicles to Afghan forces instead of giving them to Pakistan. Afghan forces were in dire need of such tools to counter the insurgency, they argued.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two political parties threw their weight behind presidential candidate Dr. Zalmai Rassoul at a gathering marking the 19th death anniversary of Abul Ali Mazari, the founder of Wahdat-i-Milli Islami party, in Kabul on Thursday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday urged President Hamid Karzai to name a successor to late vice-president Mohammad Qasim Fahim and introduce him to the house for a vote of confidence as soon as possible.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of religious leaders coming from a number of provinces to Kabul on Monday said they would support presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in next month’s elections and urged him to implement Sharia law if he won.