Islamabad reviews Afghan-Pak JEC progress

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Pakistan’s Finance Minister, Mohammad Ishaq Dar, received briefing over progress made by the Pak-Afghanistan Joint Economic Commission (JEC) aimed at overhauling ties between the two neighboring countries. According to Associated Press of Pakistan (APP), a state-owned news agency, Dar chaired an inter-ministerial meeting on the Implementation Status …

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Acting governors and corruption

Allegations against acting governors in different provinces have surfaced. The Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee and Provincial Council members have stood together in condemning the growing corruption of the acting governors to draw attention of the government towards the malpractices of the acting governors. It’s believed that power corrupts …

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Afghanistan imports $42m worth of dairy products annually

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghanistan as an agricultural country and with having more than two million cattle, still imports $42 million worth of dairy products from neighboring countries per annum, said official on Friday. According to figures by the Central Statistics Organization (CSO), Afghanistan produces around 1.5 million tons of dairy …

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Kerry believes AfPak ties will reach zenith

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has said that there has been huge improvement cooperation between Kabul and Islamabad, and he believes that the relation would reach improve further. Praising the efforts of Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan’s Army Chief, General Rahil Sharif in …

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US, India hold high level talks on Afghanistan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL:  As part of the Indian and US governments’ commitments and promises for a secure, stable and prosperous Afghanistan, the US Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Laurel Miller, held high level talks on Afghanistan with Indian officials, civil society members and political party leaders here. Miller …

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