KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has appointed former finance minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal as acting finance minister and his advisor on economic affairs, the Cabinet Secretariat said on Tuesday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday directed the authorities concerned to adopt strict security measures for the protection of key national development projects, the President Palace said.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Former jihadi figures and leaderships of the three pillars of the state would be meeting the two feuding presidential candidates on Friday in a bid to end the political impasse that has paralysed the country.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Afghanistan (EWA) on Monday said more transparency in all stages of the vote audit and invalidation process could guarantee success of the electoral process and warned against making decisions in haste.
KABUL (Pajhwok): His successor would represent Afghanistan at the upcoming NATO summit in the United Kingdom, President Hamid Karzai said on Sunday, ruling out further delay in announcement of election results.