KABUL (PAN): Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal on Wednesday said “political pressure from some countries on Afghanistan” contributed to increasing prices of essential commodities, including food, in the country.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga commission on monitoring government activities on Monday came under harsh criticism from some lawmakers for failing to reveal a list of individuals involved in land-grab incidents.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday signed into law a bill regarding the structure, duties and powers of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC).
KABUL (PAN): Some lower house members on Monday claimed the government, seeking to prolong its stay in power, was planning to arrange a consultative jirga planned in the guise of discussing a bilateral security agreement with the US.
KABUL (PAN): A joint parliamentary commission was set up on Monday to reconcile differences between the two chambers on contentious articles of draft laws regarding the structure of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and polls.