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    Ahmadzai stresses reforms in construction sector

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday underlined the imperative of reforms and regulations in Afghanistan's booming construction sector.



    Governance

    CEO renews electoral reform vow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Monday said the national unity government remained committed to reforming the electoral bodies.



    Governance

    Massoud formally assumes office

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s special representative on reform and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud on Monday formally assumed office, the Presidential Palace said.



    Security and Crime,Social

    Kabulis scared by increasing rocket strikes

    KABUL CITY (Pajhwok): Increasing rocket and magnetic bomb attacks have worried Kabul residents, who believe lack of deterrence and coordination among security forces allows such assaults.



    Security and Crime,Social

    Kabulis scared by increasing rocket strikes

    KABUL CITY (Pajhwok): Increasing rocket and magnetic bomb attacks have worried Kabul residents, who believe lack of deterrence and coordination among security forces allows such assaults.



    Security and Crime

    Newspaper’s chief editor flees country

    KABUL (Pajhwok): No one could be arrested in connection with a blasphemous opinion piece published in a Kabul-based daily because the writer is living abroad and the editor-in-chief has fled the country.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan still breeding ground for terrorists: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Monday once again slammed Pakistan as a breeding ground for terrorists. 



    Security and Crime

    Police threaten to join forces with Taliban

     

     

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of policemen staged a protest demonstration in front of the Parliament on Sunday, demanding the prompt payment of their six-month salaries.



    Governance

    Senate delegation to probe PC poll results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga -- or the upper house of the parliament -- on Sunday appointed a delegation to investigate the final results from the April provincial council elections.



    Governance

    PC results to empower institutions: IDLG

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) on Saturday welcomed the long-awaited announcement of final results from the April provincial council (PC) polls as a key step toward empowering state institutions.