KABUL (PAN): Japan pledged a $6.68 million (328.790 million afs) grant for 32 development schemes that are being executed in 11 provinces of Afghanistan under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GAGP), officials said on Sunday.
KABUL (PAN): Around 11,000 new teachers would be recruited and 48,000 high school graduates trained as teachers during the new academic year, starting March 21, a Ministry of Education official said on Tuesday.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Sunday said the proposed strategic pact with the United States would be signed ahead of the Chicago conference and after reaching an agreement on night raids, but the deal would not include creation of US military bases in Afghanistan.
KABUL (PAN): The Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) on Tuesday said the capacity of women officials would be enhanced and their quota in government jobs increased from 20 to 30 percent.
KABUL CITY (PAN): Afghanistan-bound containers carrying four million textbooks remain stranded at the Karachi port, Pakistan’s commercial hub, three weeks after Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ordered their release, an official said on Tuesday.