KABUL (PAN): Divided over a summoning nearly a dozen ministers for under-spending development funds for the outgoing year, the Wolesi Jirga deferred on Wednesday a decision on evolving a proper mechanism.
KABUL (PAN): A formal agreement between the governments of Afghanistan and Qatar on the opening of Taliban’s political bureau in Doha had entered final stages, the foreign minister told legislators on Tuesday.
KABUL (PAN): The National Environmental Protection Authority (NEPA) on Sunday acknowledged it could not deal with the pollution problem in the absence of cooperation from residents and relevant departments.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga on Saturday rejected the draft budget for the new financial year that began on Friday, amid complaints that the approval process was always inordinately delayed, creating hurdles to optimum utilisation of funds.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of parliament -- on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly for giving the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) the status of a full-fledged ministry.