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    Anti-drug strategy a failure: Mubarez

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Counter-narcotics Minister Din Mohammad Mubarez on Tuesday acknowledged the government’s strategy was a failure and so far no proper effort had been made in this regard.


    Senate, NAI seek action over profane article

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Upper house members and a free media advocacy group, NAI, on Tuesday condemned the publication of a blasphemous article in a local English daily, urging print media to refrain from hurting religious sentiments.


    Senators suggest consensus on talks with Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some law makers advised President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday to develop national consensus on dialogue with Pakistan before leaving for Islamabad.


    MPs to govt: Don’t dub rebels as political foes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some member of the upper house of parliament (Meshrano Jirga) on Sunday urged the government not to call Taliban political foes, blaming the armed rebels for killing scores of civilians.


    2 draft laws land in Wolesi Jirga for approval

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has placed two new draft laws preventing recruitment of underage individuals into military services and attachment of trademarks to products sold in markets.


    MPs want provincial poll results unveiled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday asked the Independent Election Commission ((EC) to announce the final results of provincial council polls as soon as possible.


    MPs urge Ahmadzai to prioritise security

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Expressing deep concerns about recent security incidents in the country, some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday asked the president to give strengthening security a priority.


    MPs hail Ahmadzai’s remarks about flatterers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday hailed President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s resolve to implement laws on powerful individuals and his intention to stay away from obsequious persons.


    Senators to consult Ghani over cross border attacks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Planning to meet President Ashraf Ghani over the Pakistani attacks into eastern provinces, some Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday said the aggression should be prevented under the security deal with the United States.


    In search of experts for Cabinet: Ahmadzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has been looking for expert and competent individuals to appoint them as Cabinet ministers and departmental heads, his office said on Friday.