Government condemns Taliban’s offensive announcement

The Presidential Palace in a statement on Saturday condemned the Taliban’s announcement of the so-called spring offense and said it is an evident sign of the will of the group to continue the “illegitimate” war in Afghanistan. The statement says that the announcement comes amid “thorough” efforts by the Afghan government to end the “imposed” […]

Faryab to become 1st grade province, President Ghani

KABUL: During his stay in the country’s northern Faryab province, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with a number of youth and civil society activists promised it would receive facilities of a first grade province, the Presidential Press Office said the other day. According to a statement from the Presidential Palace, the president while […]

“Women rights our redline in peace process,” President Ghani

KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with a number of women in Faryab province the other day, his office said in a statement. At the outset, representing others, Dr. Karima while stressing to support the system, stated their problems and Faryab province’s women demands in term of their presence in all decision-making levels, establishing market […]

CE Abdullah Meets US NDI Regional Director for Asia Programs

KABUL: Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with US National Democratic Institute (NDI) Regional Director for Asia Programs Peter M. Manikas at the Sapidar Palace the other day, his office said in a statement. During the meeting, both sides exchanged views on peace talks, upcoming presidential elections and the country’s ongoing situation. Appreciating NDI cooperation […]

President Ghani lays congregational mosque foundation in Faryab

KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during a ceremony in northern Faryab Province, laid the foundation stone of Imam Abu Hanifa Congregational Mosque, and addressing the gathering said: “Masjids were the house of Allah and the place of submission to the god and we are committed to practice the instruction of Allah.” He said in more […]

Attention to be paid to tourism growth in provinces, Deputy MoIC

KABUL: First-ever meeting of tourism departments’ heads held the other day, during which tourism growth in provinces was discussed, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported. According to the agency, the participants presented their views and suggestions on tourism growth and pointed out at some problems in this regard. Calling the achievements made in tourism field by […]