KABUL (PAN): The distribution of computerised identity cards to all Afghan citizens, including militants, would begin in January, Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication Eng. Amirzai Sangin said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga -- or upper house of parliament -- on Tuesday approved the draft budget for the next financial year, beginning on December 21. The draft budget was presented to the Senate on Nov. 6.
KABUL (PAN): Sixteen ministries and 17 government departments failed to spend half of their developmental budgets during the outgoing financial year, the Wolesi Jirga Finance and Budget Commission said on Monday.
KABUL (PAN): A number of Wolesi Jirga, or lower house, members on Monday claimed that some foreigners -- in a bid to achieve their goals in Afghanistan -- were fanning sectarian differences among the Afghans.
KABUL (PAN): Water dams, a ring road in Kabul, reforestation and reconstruction of the Salang route are among next year’s major projects, members of Meshrano Jirga -- upper house of parliament -- were informed on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): The government’s senior economic managers on Wednesday rejected as unfounded concerns about the afghani’s depreciation after 2014 when foreign combat troops are scheduled to leave the country.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga has strongly condemned Israeli attacks on Palestine territory and decided to send a letter to the United Nation (UN) to stop the aggression, an official said on Tuesday.