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Zakhilwal inaugurates new audit, accounts depart

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Nov 23, 2014 - 17:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal inaugurated a new audit and accounts department in the Ministry of Finance on Sunday.
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Zakhilwal, ex-Kabul governor deny bank loans

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Nov 11, 2014 - 19:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): The acting finance minister and a former Kabul governor on Tuesday rejected allegations that they had illegally obtained loans from the former Kabul Bank, saying they were ready to defend themselves.
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New plan for mega road project developed

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Oct 26, 2014 - 16:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new technical plan has been developed for the construction of an ambitious ring road after one of contractors was found lacking the required skills and experience, the acting minister of public works informed lawmakers on Sunday.
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Kabul looks to Delhi for security assistance

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Oct 22, 2014 - 13:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Mohammed Umer Daudzai has sought security assistance from India, which he hailed as Afghanistan’s all-weather and time-tested friend.
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Daudzai wants neighbours to push peace bid

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Oct 22, 2014 - 12:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Umar Daudzai has acknowledged the government’s inability to dismantle the Taliban movement, saying the insurgents hide in their hideouts across the Durand Line in Pakistan.
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Number of Afghans in Canada surges

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Sep 28, 2014 - 23:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander on Sunday said the number of Afghan immigrants to the country had increased to 2,000 a year.
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Minister decries costly wedding parties

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Aug 26, 2014 - 20:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Huge spending on dowry and mourning ceremonies have forced many families into sending their sons abroad or indulging into hard work to bear the costs, participants of a conference said on Tuesday.
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FM to leave for Azerbaijan next month

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Jan 23, 2014 - 18:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Usmani is likely to leave for Azerbaijan next month while President Hamid Karzai is also scheduled to Baku to meet his counterpart in April, an official told an Azeri Press Agency (APA) on Thursday.
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Efforts for peace talks to continue: Daudzai

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Jan 22, 2014 - 21:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Mohammad Omar Daudzai on Wednesday said efforts to revive the stalled peace talks with the Taliban would continue whether or not the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) was signed.
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Insecurity hinders telecom development: Sangin

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Jan 19, 2014 - 21:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Sunday said the bilateral security agreement (BSA) with the US would help overcome insecurity that continued to pose a big challenge to bringing about improvement in the telecom sector.
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Cabinet, top court nominees win trust vote

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Dec 25, 2013 - 14:17
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai’s five choices for Cabinet and two for Supreme Court High Council slots won a vote of confidence from the Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday.
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1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

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Dec 05, 2013 - 15:20
LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thursday. Fawad Askari, provincial police spokesperson,...
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Anwary under fire but convinces MPs

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Nov 09, 2013 - 13:49
KABUL (PAN): Refugee and Repatriation Minister Jamahir Anwary on Saturday came under harsh criticism from some lawmakers, but managed to convince the lower house not to consider a no-confidence motion against him.
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Acting ministers win vote of confidence

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Sep 25, 2013 - 14:35
KABUL (PAN): Two acting ministers and as many other presidential picks for senior positions on Wednesday won a vote of confidence from the Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of the parliament.
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Mohammadi upbeat about security transition

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Jun 06, 2013 - 11:43
BRUSSELS (PAN): The security transition process, when completed, would have a positive effect on the protection of Afghans, Defence Minister Gen. Bismillah Khan Mohammadi hoped on Thursday.
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Pakistan to help combat terror, hopes Rassoul

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May 30, 2013 - 17:39
KABUL (PAN): Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Zalmai Rassoul has expressed his optimism that Pakistan’s new government will help Afghanistan combat terrorism to ensure peace and progress in the two countries.
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No bar on journalists to cover Ghazni festivities

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Apr 14, 2013 - 18:43
KABUL (PAN): Cultural Minister Syed Makhdom Raheen on Sunday denied if he ordered journalists out from a ceremony marking a week long festivities to declare Ghazni City as an Islamic Capital of Culture in 2013.
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Rahin, Shahrani satisfy MPs on budget spending

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Apr 06, 2013 - 14:58
KABUL (PAN): Lower house members on Saturday accepted the explanations offered by ministers of information and mines about under-spending development funds in 2011.
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3m children still deprived of education

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Mar 23, 2013 - 16:33
KABUL (PAN): Despite improvement in the quality of education and staff capacity, three million children remain out of school across the country, Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak said on Saturday. He made the remarks after President Hamid...
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