KABUL (PAN): The Senate Complaints Commission and the Transport and Aviation Directorate on Monday said the agreement on regular international flights to and from Kabul by the Emirates Airlines “is not in the interest of Afghanistan”.
KABUL (PAN): Meshrano Jirga Secretary Syed Farrukh Shah Jenab on Sunday alleged security guards of 1st Vice-President Qasim Fahim had severely beaten his advisor a day earlier at the parliament’s gate, a claim confirmed by several lawmakers.
KABUL (PAN): Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday kicked up a ruckus over the use of a sniffer dog to search the lower house ahead of 1st Vice-President Mohammad Qasim Fahim’s arrival to introduce some ministers-designate.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga’s Finance Commission on Wednesday said 39 percent of next year’s government-controlled development budget was discretionary, with 64 percent of general funds set aside for the security sector.
KABUL (PAN): Some members of the Meshrano Jirga -- or the upper house of parliament -- on Tuesday suggested President Hamid Karzai should be allowed to take a decision of his choice on inking the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US.
KABUL/ISLAMABAD (PAN): A 12-members Pakistani parliamentary delegation arrived in Kabul on Monday to take part in a two-day dialogue with Afghan lawmakers and senators, the Meshrano Jirga secretary said.