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    Hamid Karzai

    Governance

    Karzai promises transparent elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, warning against foreign interference in the April elections, on Saturday made clear that Afghanistan would never bow to the whims of outsiders.



    Governance

    President heads to Ankara for tripartite summit

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, leading a high-level delegation, on Tuesday left for Ankara to attend a trilateral summit among Afghanistan, Pakistan and Turkey, his office said



    Governance

    Poll process: Karzai reaffirms neutrality

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Monday reiterated his administration’s neutrality on the issue of the April presidential elections.



    Governance

    President clings to his position on security deal

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, during a meeting with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at his office on Sunday, once again refused to budge from his position on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with Washington.



    Governance

    President returns home from Sochi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai returned home from Russia after attending the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics in the coastal city of Sochi.



    Governance

    President off to Russia for Olympic ceremony

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Friday flew to Russia to attend the opening ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, his office said.



    Governance

    President off to Russia for Olympic ceremony

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Friday flew to Russia to attend the opening ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, his office said.



    Governance

    Karzai inaugurates 3G technology project

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday inaugurated a much-awaited 3G mobile technology project and switch to GSM standards in Kabul.



    Reconstruction

    84 projects executed in Baghlan this year

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): More than 80 development projects have been completed this solar year in northern Baghlan province, but new schemes could not be initiated due to security problems, officials said on Sunday.



    Governance

    President orders probe into low-quality oil imports

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai has directed authorities concerned to investigate how low-quality petroleum products reached Afghanistan and take stringent preventive measures in this regard.