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    Greater focus on education quality: Nang

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior Ministry of Education (MoE) official on Saturday said most resources have been diverted to improving education quality and increasing enrollment in schools.


    Cabinet approves draft annual budget

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Cabinet has approved the draft annual budget for the Afghan calendar fiscal year 1394, which begins on March 22, with a total outlay of 422 billion afghanis -- showing a 10.4 billion afs deficit.


    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.