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    Ahmadzai to visit Beijing next month

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai would leave for Beijing next week in a three-day visit at the head of a high-level delegation, his office said on Tuesday.


    Teachers’ pay, privileges to be enhanced

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday directed governors to allot land plots to teachers. He also promised an increase in salaries of teachers and other privileges.

    Business & Economics

    Food, fuel prices stable in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The prices of some daily-use commodities and fuel registered no change during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.


    Hajj flights to start arriving tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Flights bringing back hajj pilgrims from Saudi Arabia would start arriving in the country tomorrow, an official said on Tuesday.  


    Slow work on bridge irks residents

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Residents of the Jabalus Saraj district of central Parwan province complain they have been facing problems over the past three years after a key bridge was destroyed to build a new one.

    Business & Economics

    Petrol up, gold down in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The prices of fuel jumped while the rates of gold dipped during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.


    Night-shift classes: Entry test results out

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) on Thursday announced the result of an entry test for night-shift classes at universities.


    IEC under fire for not releasing vote totals

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some political analysts on Monday said not releasing vote totals from the June runoff by the Independent Election Commission (IEC) was against the Constitution.


    Ghani, Abdullah campaigns hint at deal today

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Both presidential campaigns said on Saturday the candidates had almost reached an agreement but only minor difference over the announcement of the final election result remained.

    Business & Economics

    Fuel, Gold prices drop in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of fuel and gold fell during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.