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KABUL, 12 February – The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) has maintained its position as the top think-tank in Afghanistan and risen to 5th place in a list ranking 65 think-tanks across Central Asia. AREU was also ranked 26th in a... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Offier (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has invited Indian and US entrepreneurs to participate in developing Afghanistan’s mineral riches. Abdullah said this while addressing USAID sponsored “PASSAGE TO PROSPERITY: India... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Sunday said the suicide bombers who attacked a funeral ceremony in Kabul had concealed the explosives in their shoes. A day earlier, seven people were killed and 119 others wounded... read more
KABUL, 15 May 2017 - Afghan women from the across the country gathered today to discuss their experiences, vision and contribution to peace in the country at the Fourth Kabul Symposium “Afghan Women; Messengers of Peace” hosted by... read more
Mazar-e Sharif, 7th May 2017 – A new engineering college has officially been opened in Balkh province. The college can accommodate up to 720 students. It is located at the TVET campus in Takhta-Pul in the outskirts of Mazar-e Sharif. The Afghan-... read more
Kabul, 7 May 2017: Tomorrow, the European Union's 2017 anti-corruption campaign will conclude with a high level Anti-Corruption Conference held in the Presidential Palace co-hosted between their excellences, the President of... read more
Kabul, 10th April 2017 – Yesterday, the Afghan Renewable Energy Union (AREU) and the German Federal Association of the Solar Industry (BSW) presented a market survey for solar energy. The study describes business opportunities for private companies... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A High Peace Council (HPC) official has been sacked for calling Taliban ‘Angels of Peace’ -- remarks that evoked an angry reaction from the Ashraf Ghani administration. HPC Advisor Abdul Hakim Mujahid had been shown the door... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani and his Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday attended a prayer service for the slain Nangarhar police chief Brig. Gen. Zarawar Zahid and victims of a double suicide bombing in Kabul.... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A serious tick-borne viral disease called the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) may spread during the Eidul Adha festival, the Afghan government and the United Nations warned on Wednesday. The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Japanese ambassador has promised Afghanistancontinued support, with a new UN representative announcing strengthened relations with the country. The diplomats met President Ashraf Ghani at his office here on Tuesday.Ghani... read more
Mazar-I-Sharif (Pajhwok):Thirty women farmers from northern Balkh province have been honoured for their important contributions in the agricultural sector as part of International Women’s Daycelebrations. Representatives from the United States... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has called for simplifying the procedure to recruit the youth into military and police forces. The president said this during a meeting with senior police commanders on Monday, a statement from the... read more
KAB UL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has appointed five police chiefs for Sar-i-Pul, Laghman, Ghazni, Badghis and Nuristan provinces. A statement from the Presidential Palace said Lt. Gen. Abdul Qayum Baqizoi, Lt. Gen. Mattiullah Safi, Brig.... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Bones of two people have been found during construction work at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, prompting President Ashraf Ghani to order an investigation. Two skulls and different body bones were found when a kitchen was being... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said on Saturday that international community has pledged to fully support Afghan security forces. During a meeting with officers of security forces the president said the needs of armed forces... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said people living on both sides of the Durand Line were victims of terrorism, but regional and international consensus had been developed to rescue them. The president was talking to a number of... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Afghanistan Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday held talks on bilateral economic cooperation, joint efforts against terrorism and repatriation of Afghan refugees from the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has directed the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock to focus on important issues and incorporate demands of common people in its first-100 day plan. The ministry presented its first 100-day plan to the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Monday directed the Ministry of Economy to come up with a comprehensive report on the poverty situation in the country. The president was talking to Economy Minister Abdul Sattar Murad who... read more
Afghanistan is at a crossroads with challenging political, economic and security transitions underway. The mission of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan has ended after eleven years; the successor mission... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday warned that the defence officials failing to ensure timely logistics support and weapons supplies to soldiers would be sacked. Ghani issued the warning at a condolence meeting with relatives of... read more