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    Zakhilwal named economic advisor

    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.


    NSC orders key projects’ security enhanced

    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.


    Jihadi, state leaders to meet candidates tomorrow

    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.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Noted Pakistani nationalist dies in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A leading political figure who struggled for Pashtuns’ rights, Malik Amanullah Khan Kasi, has died at the Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital in Kabul. He was 76.


    Some technical issues remain, Kubis tells Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN's top diplomat in Afghanistan on Sunday said some technical issues concerning the June presidential runoff were being addressed to complete the electoral process.


    Vote audit: EWA warns against hasty decisions

    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.

    Security and Crime

    Campbell pledges good ties with Afghan forces

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The new US and International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) commander on Wednesday pledged maintaining good ties with Afghan forces and government, the Presidential Palace said.


    New president to attend NATO summit: Karzai

    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.


    New president inauguration won't be delayed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday made clear there was no chance of any further extension in the date set for the new president's inauguration, scheduled for September 2.