DABS vows actions against defaulters

AT-KABUL: Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) warned to take legal action against those who didn’t pay their electricity bills in 10 days. The marketing chief of the power supply company, Mirwais Alemi, told reporters on Tuesday that government institutions and some individuals owe Afs4 billion to the DABS. “If the …

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Pakistan wants durable peace in Afghanistan: Nawaz Sharif

Kabul, Islamabad as friends can stand by each other in difficult times, says President Ghani By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABUL: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived in Kabul on Tuesday and delivered his country’s commitments for underpinning durable peace and stability in Afghanistan. Premier Nawaz Sharif and other high-ranking Pakistani …

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Muslimyar and his brother has no ties with terrorists: NDS

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday rejected involvement of the chief of Meshrano Jirga in suicide attacks. Provincial chief of the NDS, Gen. Dad Muhammad, told senators that neither Fazal Hadi Muslimyar nor his brother provided shelter to suicide attackers. The statement came after the …

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15 insurgents vanished in crackdowns

AT-KABUL: At least 15 armed Taliban fighters were killed and four others were wounded within past 24 hours in different crackdowns launched against anti-state elements. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that Afghan National Police (ANP) in collaboration with Afghan National Army (ANA) and National …

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Jawand district regained from Taliban: MoI

KABUL: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday said security forces have regained control of Jawand district in western Badghis province, clearing the area of insurgents. The district was fallen to Taliban two days back. Najib Danish, MoI deputy spokesperson, tweeted: “An hour ago Jawand district of Badghis province was …

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Nawaz vows to complete Pakistan-funded projects

KABUL: Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday pledged to complete projects his country has initiated in Afghanistan. Sharif, who arrived in Kabul at the head of a high-level delegation, held talks with President Ashraf Ghani at the presidential palace. At the delegation-level meeting, both the sides discussed various …

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Of peace talks and militant attacks

In this war-ravaged country, challenges for peacebuilding are too many, but the resolve is higher than the mountains in Afghanistan. Given that the government is too eager on peace talks and the Taliban are also showing some signs of readiness for talks, the fall of Jwand district of Badghis, doesn’t auger well, …

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MoPH vows to stop import of low quality medicines

By Akhtar M.Nikzad-KABUL: As majority of local markets have been occupied by low quality medicines, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Monday said different plans have been taken on hand to prevent import of poor quality medicines and purchase high quality drugs from well-known and trustworthy manufacturers. “The only …

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Farayab elders call on Karzai

AT-KABUL: A number of tribal elders from Andkhoy district of Faryab province called on the ex-President Hamid Karzai at this office on Monday. The tribal elders hailed the indefatigable efforts of Hamid Karzai to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan. Hamid Karzai said that credit for the achievements made in …

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