WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Finance Minister Omar Zakhilwal on Friday signed with the World Bank (WB) four projects worth $255.5 million, which once implemented, would play a significant role in Afghanistan's development.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The successful conduct of last weekend's presidential elections and the massive turnout despite Taliban's threat proved global skeptics as wrong, the finance minister said Friday.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Projecting a drop in Afghanistan’s growth rate to 3.2 percent this year, the World Bank on Wednesday expected the country’s economy would recover around five percent in 2015 and 2016.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Amidst tallying of votes after the presidential elections, the White House on Monday said it was looking forward to having a productive relationship with the successor of President Hamid Karzai.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The UN secretary-general on Sunday congratulated Afghans for the successful conduct of elections, noting the polls marked an important step forward in first democratic transition of power in the country.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The April 5 presidential elections, which would see the first peaceful transition of power post 9/11, is a pivotal moment for Afghanistan after over a decade of sacrifice, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.