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    Governance

    Karzai set to underline Pakistan's role in peace

    ISTANBUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai is set to take up with his Pakistani counterparts the ongoing reconciliation effort in Afghanistan, cross-border rocket strikes and the assassination of High Peace Council chief, Burhanuddin Rabbani, an official said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Jirga on strategic pact in mid-November

    KABUL (PAN): More than 2,000 government officials and elders are scheduled to meet in mid-November in Kabul to discuss the pros and cons of an Afghan-US strategic cooperation pact.



    Business & Economics

    Six firms in the run for railroad feasibility study

    KABUL (PAN): Six international firms have submitted bids for a feasibility study of a railroad connecting Afghanistan with Turkmenistan, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    ISAF soldier succumbs to injuries

    KABUL (PAN): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier was killed in northern Afghanistan, the alliance said on Friday.



    Business & Economics

    Govt revenue up by 28pc in last 6 months

    KABUL (PAN): The government's income increased during the first six month of the current Afghan year that began on March 21, as compared to the corresponding period last year, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Foreign dignitaries to attend ex-president's funeral

    KABAUL (PAN): Top foreign diplomats will attend ex-president Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani's funeral on Friday, an official said on Thursday.   



    Reconstruction

    Kabul streets being asphalted

    KABUL (PAN): Work on asphalting 3.6 kilometres of streets was launched in the Parwan-i-Do neighbourhood of Kabul on Tuesday, officials said.



    Business & Economics

    Women's handicraft exhibition opens in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): A three-day exhibition of women's handicrafts was inaugurated in Kabul on Sunday, officials said.



    Reconstruction

    National Aviation Institute to be upgraded as academy

    KABUL (PAN): Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have promised $ 25 million (1,183,500,000 afghanis) for upgrading the National Aviation Institute to an academy, officials said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Wardak calls for unity to foil conspiracies

    KABUL (PAN): Defence Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak on Friday called for solid national unity to resolve the problems being faced by Afghanistan.