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Schooling reforms needed to improve learning process

By Mohammed Gul SAHIBBZADA-Government funded schools take on the largest number of students from grade one to grade twelve across the country, and Ministry of Education is the largest employer in Afghanistan. Thousands of schools are run by the Ministry across the country. Thousands of teachers and school administrative staffs …

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National procurement authority

By Ahmad Sahil-First, NPA stands for National Procurement Authority. It’s one of the biggest procurement office in Afghanistan, where all the mega contracts take place and are approved on the basis of decision by committee. In accordance with16 decree of H.E. President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Dr. Mohammad Ashraf …

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The Sense of Justice and Compassion

Liu Jinsong; Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan I have been in Afghanistan for four months, and carried out a few heart-warming activities to promote the livelihood of the Afghan people, including providing emergency food and shelters assistance for those …

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Opinion: Role of different civilizations in evolution of Silk Road-A lecture conducted on the book ‘The Silk Roads’

By Pashtana Durrani-Afghanistan Business Council China “AFGBCC and Afghanistan Pine Nuts Union, as well as the Afghanistan Times, have taken the initiative while launching a weekly lectureship series on the economy, strategic communication and trade and transactions. The initial lecture was delivered on the book, “The Silk Roads written by …

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Policing reform key to prevent suicide attacks on cities

By Mohammed Gul SAHIBBZADA-As the country is grinding at war with international terrorists organizations since last one and half decade, Afghanistan government is yet to come up with a war strategy directed at types, styles and tactics used by these terrorists. Though the present army and police forces are relatively …

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Peace, A New Start

Zha Hyoung RHEE-Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Afghanistan Tomorrow, the world will be all eyes on the Korean Peninsula. The historic inter-Korean Summit will take place on 27th at Panmunjeom, where the Armistice Agreement for the Korean War was signed more than six decades ago. People not only …

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Why Afghan ministries fail to spend their Annual Budgets

By Ahmad Sahil-Afghan Ministry of Finance (MoF) plays a vital role in fiscal and economic affairs of the country. It is a key of other Ministries. In addition to controlling and managing financial and economic activities of the government, it plays a central role in revenue collection, devising monetary policies …

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Opinion: What U.S. generals get wrong about Afghanistan

By Patricia Gossman-WASHINGTON: U.S. Army General John Nicholson is repeating the dangerous mistakes of the past. In a recent interview he echoed the mantra of his predecessors, that the new U.S. military strategy — which includes increasing both air power and the number of American troops training Afghan forces — …

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