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    Governance,Security and Crime

    Daudzai doubts Pakistan’s sincerity

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former interior minister Omar Daudzai on Thursday asked President Ashraf Ghani to explore alternatives instead of depending on Pakistan which was not serious about bringing Taliban to the negotiating table.


    London Conference gets under way

    LONDON (Pajhwok): Co-hosted by the governments of the UK and Afghanistan, the London Conference on Afghanistan, involving delegates from more than 50 nations, began on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    5 Africans held with fake dollars, euros

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Thursday claimed detaining five African nationals with 3 million fake dollars and some euros in Kabul.

    Media Releases

    International community welcomes Afghan reform vision at London conference

    The UK and Afghanistan today co-hosted the London Conference on Afghanistan (LCA) where 59 countries reaffirmed their commitment to supporting Afghanistan to become a secure and stable nation after drawdown is completed at the end of the year. 

    Business & Economics

    Katawaz crude oil excavation underlined

    Kabul (Pajhwok): Economic experts believe that extraction of Katawaz crude oil in southeastern Paktika province will help strengthen the economy of the country.

    Governance,Business & Economics

    Afghan, UK firms inks juice deal

    LONDON (Pajhwok): The Omid Bahar Company of Afghanistan would export over 1,000 tonnes of pomegranate juice to the United Kingdom (UK), an official said on Wednesday.


    ERC prepared for winter relief

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Emergency Response Committee (ERC) on Wednesday said it was fully prepared to deal with possible disasters in the winter, but some lawmakers expressed their reservations.


    NAI hails Access to Info Law approval

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Media support organisation NAI on Tuesday welcomed the endorsement of the access to information law by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.


    Access to Info Law needs review: IWA

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) on Monday welcomed the ratification of the Access to Information Law, but said the measure needed a serious review.


    Deputy ministers made acting ministers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A presidential decree issued on Monday directed all deputy ministers and deputy heads of independent government agencies to perform duties as acting ministers and acting heads.