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    Experts being appointed as ministers: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday said he and President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai were jointly trying to appoint eligible and professional individuals as Cabinet members.



    Governance

    Infrastructure development plan in 6 months

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said the national infrastructure development plan would be ready over the next six months to revive and develop the country’s infrastructure.



    Governance

    Senate asks govt to introduce Cabinet picks soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga members on Tuesday asked President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai to name and introduce to Parliament his Cabinet nominees as soon as possible and take effective measures for reversing the tide of insecurity.



    Governance,Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Hearing resumes in Kabul Bank case

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul court of appeal on Tuesday resumed an open hearing on the Kabul Bank case in presence of the bank’s former chairman Khalilullah Ferozi and CEO Sher Khan Farnood.



    Sports

    UAE suffer huge defeat to Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Monday defeated the UAE by a huge margin of 306 runs in their Under-19 Asian Premier Cup match in Kuwait. It was Afghanistan’s second victory in a row.



    Security and Crime

    Missing female official found dead in Logar

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  A female Ministry of Finance customs official was found dead in central Logar province yesterday, two days after she went missing from her duty station of the Hamid Karzai International Airport.



    Governance,Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Hearing adjourned in Kabul Bank case till Tuesday

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul court of appeal on Monday adjourned an open hearing into the Kabul Bank case till Tuesday without handing down any verdict in the historic scandal that once pushed the national economy to near collapse.



    Governance

    Multifaceted Afghan-Sino cooperation stressed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Participants of a seminar ““Outlook of future Afghan-Sino relations” in Kabul on Monday stressed enhanced bilateral cooperation between Afghanistan and China in diverse fields.



    Security and Crime

    3 civilians wounded in Kabul blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three civilians were wounded as a result of a bomb explosion in the 5th police district of Kabul City on Monday, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.



    Culture

    Abdul Rahman Pazhwak’s 5th book published

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The fifth book of late Abdul Rahman Pazhwak “Khulasa-i- Fasli Az Sarguzashti Yak Afghan-i-Muhajir (a brief summary of the story of an Afghan refugee) has been published.