KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga commission on monitoring government activities on Monday came under harsh criticism from some lawmakers for failing to reveal a list of individuals involved in land-grab incidents.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga -- or upper house of the parliament -- on Sunday insisted on increasing the strength of the Afghan Local Police (ALP), but the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the number could not be jacked up for want of funds.
KABUL (PAN): Top security officials briefed Wolesi Jirga members behind closed doors on the current security environment and the measures taken to ensure holding of peaceful presidential and provincial council elections.
KABUL (PAN): The creation of a new alliance, involving 70 groups and several civil society organisations, was announced on Thursday. Its leaders said they would soon decide on a candidate for the presidential elections.
KABUL (PAN): A parliamentary inquiry on Wednesday blamed official negligence for a huge death toll among security officials as a result of an ambush by the Taliban in the Warduj district of northeastern Badakhshan province.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga -- or upper house of the parliament -- on Sunday rejected a suggestion giving the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) the status of a full-fledged ministry.