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National investors allowed to use Afghan trucks for transporting goods to Wagah port: MoCI

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) said that Afghan investors were allowed to transfer their goods by their trucks through Pakistan to Wagah port. According to the MoCI, the decision was taken in a session between Afghan and Pakistani officials which is applicable from January 20. …

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Abdullah, Zarif discuss strengthening bilateral ties

AT-KABUL: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on the Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday wherein they discussed strengthening bilateral ties between Afghanistan and Iran. A press release emailed by the CEO office said that the two sides talked about the security deal which would be signed between the …

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Iranian FM calls on Karzai

AT-KABUL: The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on ex-President Hamid Karzai in his office on Tuesday, where the two leaders explored ways to expand bilateral relations. Hinting at the friendly and brotherly relations enjoyed by the two countries, Hamid Karzai assured that the new president of Afghanistan Mohammad …

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24 ministerial nominees introduced for vote of confidence

“No ballot box for cabinet picks with dual nationality” By Akhtar M. Nikzad KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani introduced 26 nominees to Wolesi Jirga to fill 24 ministerial posts and one each for the top slot of National Directorate of Security and De Afghanistan Bank. In his speech to the …

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Unregistered Afghan refugees in Kurram given 3 days to leave

AT-Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghan refugees residing in tribal area of Kurram Agency without registration have been given three days deadline to leave, said media reports from Pakistan on Monday. Pakistani media outlets quoted an official from lower Kurram Agency, as saying that notices were issued on Sunday to Afghan nationals in Bagan …

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Peace process: Govt urged to stop relying on Pakistan

AT-KABU: The National Unity Front and Anti- Foreign Military (NUFAFM) Bases, a cluster of the former mujahideen, said that the Afghan government should search for other ways rather than relying on Pakistan to bring peace back to Afghanistan. Speaking at a press conference here on Monday, the former jihadists said …

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‘National youth policy to address 40pc problems’

AT-KABUL: The Youth Affairs Department at Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) said that the national youth policy developed in collaboration with other related government and international organizations would address at least 40 percent of challenges faced by youth. Deputy of Youth Affairs, Taimor Shah Isaaqzai, said that four areas …

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