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Thousands of Afghans being dispatched to Gulf states: minister

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Aug 23, 2015 - 20:30
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Minister for Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled Dr. Nasrin Oryakhel on Sunday said thousands of Afghan labourers would be sent to Saudi Arabia and Qatar in near future to arrest soaring unemployment in the country.
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Education ministry fails to spend $134m fund

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Aug 12, 2015 - 17:39
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Minister of Education Dr. Asadullah Hanif Balkhi on Wednesday said because of officials’ inefficiency the ministry failed to spend $134 million assistance of international community to improve the country’s vital sector.
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Minister claims corruption in stipends to the disabled

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Jul 11, 2015 - 19:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Labour and Social Affairs Minister Nasrin Oryakhel on Saturday said corruption was being committed in stipends to families of martyrs and people with disabilities.
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Urban development ministry unveils 100-day plan

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Jun 16, 2015 - 17:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): Unveiling his 100-day plan, Syed Mansour Naderi, minister of Urban Development Affairs said on Tuesday construction of more houses and eradication of corruption would be his top priorities in the first three month.
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Rebels trying to bring govt to terms: Mangal

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Jun 11, 2015 - 21:55
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Borders and Tribal Affairs Minister Gulab Mangal said on Thursday the insurgents had intensified their attacks in an attempt to bring the government to terms.
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No effort spared in rescuing hostages: Ulumi

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Apr 02, 2015 - 19:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Noorul Haq Ulumi on Thursday said recent kidnapping of passengers on highways were aimed at putting pressure on the government and sabotaging the peace process
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Ulumi praises police but stresses professionalism

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Apr 02, 2015 - 16:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Noor-ul-Haq Ulumi on Thursday praised police officers but stressed the force was needed to demonstrate professionalism.
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70 firms importing low-quality drugs to be blacklisted

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Mar 28, 2015 - 19:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Public Health Minister Dr. Firozuddin Firoz on Saturday announced around 70 companies importing low-quality drugs would be black-listed soon.
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Minister promises nationwide ban on amulet sales

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Mar 24, 2015 - 20:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): The minister of hajj on Tuesday announced activities of superstitious amulet sellers would be banned, claiming some of such individuals had already been ousted from shrines and mosques.
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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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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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