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    Khwaja Basir Fitri

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    Governance,Agriculture

    Afghanistan needs green revolution: Massoud

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President’s special representative on reforms and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud said on Thursday Afghanistan would become self-reliant in agriculture over the next five to 10 years.



    Governance

    Massoud for poor’s access to affordable housing

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President’s special envoy for reforms and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud on Wednesday said low paid government servants and poor people should have access to affordable housing in Kabul City.



    Governance

    New Kabul PC members administered oath

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The newly-elected provincial council members of central Kabul province were sworn-in on Monday at the Governor’s House here despite warnings from losing candidates to disrupt the ceremony.



    Governance

    Losers renew warning to disrupt oath ceremony

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Failed provincial council candidates on Sunday warned to once again disrupt a planned oath-taking ceremony for winning runners in Kabul if their demands went unaddressed.



    Governance

    MPs seek briefing on Pakistani officials’ visits

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday asked the government to brief them on recent visits by senior Pakistani officials to Afghanistan.



    Governance

    Oath ceremony for Kabul PC members cancelled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A planned oath-taking ceremony for the newly-elected provincial council members of central Kabul province to be held today (Tuesday) has been cancelled.



    Governance

    Losers warn to disrupt oath ceremony

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Protesting provincial council candidates on Saturday warned of hampering a scheduled oath-taking ceremony for winning runners in Kabul if their demands went unheard.



    Security and Crime

    21 tonnes of drugs set alight in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 20 tonnes of drugs were torched in Kabul on Wednesday when officials said Afghanistan needed international assistance in the fight against narcotics -- a top priority of the new government.



    Governance

    Protesting candidates say their mandate stolen

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Protesting provincial candidates and their supporters on Tuesday staged a rally in Kabul, accusing the election commissions of fraud and asking court to take action against those involved in vote rigging.



    Security and Crime,Social

    Kabulis scared by increasing rocket strikes

    KABUL CITY (Pajhwok): Increasing rocket and magnetic bomb attacks have worried Kabul residents, who believe lack of deterrence and coordination among security forces allows such assaults.