Kabul: The Ministry of Finance has sent a draft budget document for the mid-fiscal year 1,400 to the Parliament for approval. Rafi Tabe, a spokesman for the Ministry of Finance, told Etilaat Roz daily that the draft budget document was submitted to the state Ministry for Parliamentary Affairs on Sunday with the signature of Mohammad Khalid Payenda, the Acting Minister of Finance. Tabe added

18 July 2021

Kabul: Takhar’s provincial police headquarters reported that the ANDSF repulsed Taliban attacks against Ganj Alibek and Chobar areas of Taloqan city. The police added that the Afghan Air Force conducted strikes against enemy positions in those areas, inflicting heavy casualties to the group. Also, Ajmal Omar Shinwari, a spokesman for the country's armed forces, said that 24 districts had been liberated from Taliban control

18 July 2021

Kabul: Concerns have been raised about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection after Eid al-Adha. Officials at the Ministry of Public Health said that they have launched awareness programs to curb the coronavirus pandemic. A number of Herat residents have also expressed concern about the rising graph of coronavirus in recent days in the province, calling for the implementation of preventive plans

18 July 2021

Kabul: The acting defense minister said at a graduation ceremony for a number of army special forces that the Taliban are not achieving their goals through violence, but were "increasing the pain" of the people. The graduation ceremony of 135 people, including 20 women members of the Special Commando Unit of the Army Special Operations Camp, was held on Saturday. Acting National Defense Minister Bismillah

18 July 2021

Kabul: Iran is planning to host a meeting between the Afghan government and other Afghan groups to bring peace to war-torn Afghanistan, as per reports of Fars News. The Iranian news agency did not mention if the Taliban will take part in the Tehran peace talks but it said all Afghanistan’s “internal groups” will be present in the meeting, implying that a delegation

18 July 2021