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    Governance,Features

    People call for security, reform enforcement

    KABUL (Pajhwok): People from different parts of the country have welcomed the first peaceful transfer of power since Taliban’s ouster from power in 2001, hoping the unity government would complete the Karzai administration’s unfinished agenda.



    Governance

    Social media users want promises fulfilled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Social media users, expressing their happiness over the inauguration of the new coalition government, on Monday urged President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai to stay committed to his promises.



    Governance

    Ahmadzai, Abdullah sworn in as prez, CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday took oath as Afghanistan’s new president, succeeding Hamid Karzai.



    Governance

    Zabulis to Ghani: Honour campaign pledges

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A number of residents of southern Zabul province on Thursday said the president-elect should stay committed to his campaign pledges and resolve problems being faced by the masses.



    Governance

    Masses supportive of unity govt: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Dr Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday congratulated the president-elect, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, and thanked him for signing the national unity government agreement.



    Governance

    ‫‫Khost, Paktika pin high hopes on new govt

    SHARAN/KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Khost and Paktika provinces on Wednesday urged the unity government to concentrate on bringing peace and eliminating corruption.



    Governance

    MPs want IEC officials tried over disputed polls

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some lower house members on Wednesday said Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials should be tried for failing to conduct the elections in a proper way.



    Governance

    Abdullah himself to take over as CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, runner-up in the disputed presidential election, has made up his mind to assume the chief executive position, a well-placed source said on Wednesday.



    Governance,Features

    Nuristanis seek new govt’s attention

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents and officials of eastern Nuristan province have urged the incoming government to pay the province special attention because it had been ignored in the past.



    Governance

    Analysts split on unity govt accord

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Like common people, political analysts are also divided on the unity government deal between Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, the president-elect, and Abdullah Abdullah, the chief executive officer.