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Germany donates equipment to Afghan Interpol

KABUL: German Police donated detection equipment to the Afghan Interpol in a bid to help them identify and arrest criminals. The equipment donated by Germany police included security camera, smart camera, night vision cameras, TVs, projectors and sound recorders, said a statement issued by Ministry of Interior (MoI). Statement said …

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Afghanistan to promote health for girls

KABUL: Afghanistan’s Education Ministrywith the cooperation of UNICEFwill publish more than 30,000 menstrual health guidelines in the first quarter of 2019 to be taught to girl students from fifth to twelfth grade of school, officials said Monday. Spokesperson of Ministry of Education Nooria Nazhat, said that girl students will learn …

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New governor appointed for Paktika

KABUL: The Independence Directorate of Local Governance announced on Monday that Mujeeb Rahman Samkanaihas been appointed governor of southern Paktika province. President Ashraf Ghani has ordered Samkanai’s appointment with the recommendation of independent directorate of local governance. Samkanaihas a master’ degree who has worked as a representative of Paktika for …

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Security forces kill key Taliban insurgent in Kabul

KABUL: Afghan security forces have killed a key member of the Taliban extremist group in a night raid in Qarabagh district of Kabul on Sunday, said officials on Monday. District chief Mohammad Hanif Seddiqi said on Monday that the Afghan security forces has conducted a night raid in Sabzrang village …

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People should be informed of peace talks: Senators

KABUL: The government and people of Afghanistan should be informed of the peace talks, members of senate demand, otherwise, they warn the country would experience “another crisis”. The remarks are apparently referred to meetings between Taliban delegation and representatives from countries involved in the Afghanistan affairs including the three-round talks …

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1 million people get access to drinking water

KABUL:Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development says it has provided about one million people with drinkable water through implementing 402 water projects across the country. The ministry said Sunday in a statement that the projects include 248 water supply networks, 925 deep wells, 7,800 meter long canals and 3,300 cubic …

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Election commissions violate public trust, says Danish

KABUL: Second Vice President, Mohammad Sarwar Danish seriously criticizes the Independent Election Commission and Independent Electoral Complaints Commission performances, accusing them of what he says “hurting public trust”. Danesh on Sunday claimed that “widespread corruption” in the two electoral bodies caused the government and people lose their trust in them, …

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“Only taxpaying companies can carry arms”

KABUL: In another bold move to curb crime and gun violence, the Interior Ministry has ruled that only registered companies paying taxes to the finance ministry will be issued weapon permits. MoI will issue weapons license only to those individuals registered in the tax payers of the MoF, said a …

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