KABUL (PAN): Senate chairman Fazl Hadi Muslimyar on Monday announced his opposition to signing of a key security agreement with the US and instead supported a strategic partnership agreement reached between the two allies two years ago.
KABUL (PAN): Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, promising his support for Afghan peace negotiators to continue talks with the Taliban, on Saturday said an "inclusive political settlement" was key to sustainable peace in Afghanistan in 2014 and beyond.
KABUL (PAN): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was presented guard of honor by beautifully adorn contingents as he reached the Presidential Palace in Kabul to meet President Hamid Karzai, who greeted him.
KABUL (PAN): Sibghatullah Mujaddadi, former president and chairman of the Disputes Resolution Commission (DRC), is scheduled to leave the country on Thursday in what is said to protest against President Hamid Karzai’s refusal to ink the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA).
KABUL (PAN): The manufacturing sector picked up greater steam this year, compared with 2012, but construction and service sector activity declined sharply, a new survey by the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) revealed on Tuesday.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday approved some more provisions of a draft law on population census, but decided against mentioning tribe’s name, penname and religion in computerised national identity cards (CNICs).