KABUL (PAN): Political analysts on Saturday warned if the government failed to eradicate pervasive corruption, development aid pledges from the international community at the Tokyo Conference would fail to produce the desired results.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai’s political rival Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday denounced Karzai’s recent remarks that the Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan and Jamiat-i-Islami once turned Kabul into ruins as unjustified, insulting and unacceptable.
KABUL (PAN): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday declared Afghanistan as a major non-NATO ally (MNNA) under a strategic partnership deal signed between President Hamid Karzai and his American counterpart Barack Obama on May 2.
KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan wants the global fraternity, particularly the United States of America, to lend greater diplomatic support to efforts at speeding up the ongoing peace drive, a presidential aide said on Thursday.
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Mines said eight international companies have been shortlisted to invest in six blocks out of the 12 blocks in the development and production of oil and gas in the Afghan-Tajik Basin in the northeast of Afghanistan.
KABUL CITY (PAN): The Afghanistan Industrial Union estimates nearly $10 million worth of goods and properties were lost in the massive fire that ravaged several factories in Kabul industrial park on Wednesday afternoon.
KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan’s central bank governor on Thursday announced that all transactions would be done in the local currency, asking private-sector financial institutions to refrain from overseas investments.
KABUL (PAN): Eleven people were killed and nearly 155 others injured when gas cylinders stored in a factory exploded, igniting a massive blaze in the Paktia Kot locality on the eastern outskirts of central capital Kabul, authorities said on Thursday.