KABUL (Pajhwok): Members of civil society organisations visited lawmaker Baktash Siawash on Monday when his protest entered a fifth consecutive day. He has been demanding compensation for families of dead and wounded security personnel.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some members of the Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of parliament, on Saturday alleged some individuals opposed the signing of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States to protect their personal interests.
KABUL (PAN): Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday kicked up a ruckus over the use of a sniffer dog to search the lower house ahead of 1st Vice-President Mohammad Qasim Fahim’s arrival to introduce some ministers-designate.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga’s Finance Commission on Wednesday said 39 percent of next year’s government-controlled development budget was discretionary, with 64 percent of general funds set aside for the security sector.