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    China supportive of Afghan peace effort: Yuxi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): China's special representative for Afghanistan, in a meeting with President Hamid Karzai, has said that Beijing is eager to bolster bilateral ties with Kabul in economic and other areas.



    Business & Economics

    Licences of 2 LPG importers suspended

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday suspended the licence of Mahmood Jalil & MJ Energy on the charge of inflating bids for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) imports from Turkmenistan.



    Governance

    National unity govt only remedy, says Spanta

    KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Advisor Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta on Tuesday called a national unity government the only solution to current political problems of the country.



    Governance

    Masood may be named as chief executive

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Change and Continuity team, led by Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, indicated on Monday to install ex-president Ahmad Zia Masood as chief executive of the country if it won the ballot.



    Governance

    Law on privileges for MPs draws criticism

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some political analysts and common people view giving certain privileges to parliamentarians even after completing their tenure as illegal and unfair, urging the upper house and the president to reject the legislative measure in this regard.



    Business & Economics

    Fuel down, sugar up in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of fuel declined and sugar edged up in Kabul, where rates of other daily-use commodities stayed unchanged during the outgoing week, market sources said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Abdullah claims win, to unveil cabinet soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Supporters of Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday declared him as new president, but the former foreign minister urged them to demonstrate patience.



    Governance

    Media outlets to help quell political crisis

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Media and pro-democracy groups have asked all news organisations to avoid releasing reports and analysis that could exacerbate tensions created by electoral fraud allegations.



    Governance

    Nuristani confirms delay in partial results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission on Saturday said the release of partial results had been delayed for a few days to resolve electoral problems.