The Afghan Ministry of Interior signed MoU with Kabul Municipality on setting up a police unit for the municipality that is aimed at preventing land usurpation, return usurped lands and prevent illegal housing. The unit is made of 409 personnel.   Acting Minister of Interior, Massoud Andarabi said, “Today we are signing MoU with Kabul Municipality (KM)

23 June 2019

Afghanistan has sought the membership of the International Maritime Organization to use its own ships for trade with India via Iran's Chabahar port, authorities said on Sunday as reported by 1TV News. Mahdi Rouhani, a spokesman for Afghanistan Transport Ministry, said that a request has been sent to IMO to secure membership of the organization and

23 June 2019

Independent Election Commission announced that, the leadership of the commission met with officials of DERMALOG company in UEA regarding the biometric system. On an official visit the leadership of IEC went to United Emirates Arab and talked with officials of DERMALOG company, IEC said in a statement on Sunday.     Hawa Alam Nuristani, chairman of the Independent Election

23 June 2019

The Ministry of Finance has announced that so far, 11 government institutions have received 15 days of incentive payment based on a president's decree on the eve of Ramadan.     According to the presidential decree for approving 15 days of encouraging payment for government employees, as of now, the Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Hajj and

23 June 2019

Local officials reported that 60 Taliban insurgents were killed and injured in Badakhshan province. As a result of joint operations which has been ongoing since past few days by ANDSF and public uprising forces in surroundings of Shuhada, Kasham, Yaftal bala and some other areas, 30 Taliban insurgents were killed and 30 others were injured, Badakhshan

23 June 2019

Ministry of Agriculture of Afghanistan has announced that the country has won a contract worth $75 million in a two-day agricultural exhibition in Mumbai, India. The Ministry announced on Sunday, the end of two-day agriculture product exhibition in India saying that Afghanistan's products received a contract of $ 75 million. Afghan investors were able to get a

23 June 2019

A National Boxing Federation referee was on killed on Sunday morning in Kabul city, officials of the General Directorate of Physical & Sports, said. Hamidullah Hamidi, a prominent federation referee was killed in an attack by unknown gunmen in Khoshal Khan area of the city while on the way to office, the directorate said. The directorate further

23 June 2019

The Ministry of Agriculture has announced that Nasir Ahmad Durani travelled to Rome, capital of Italy to attend the 40th United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) conference. The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock said in a statement on Sunday that, 100 ministers from around the world will be convened to attend 40th United Nations

23 June 2019

Security officials have reported the killing of 18 Taliban fighters including 3 key commanders of the group in Maidan Wardak. As a result of airstrike on hideouts of Taliban in Maidan Wardak province, 18 Taliban insurgents were killed, Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement on Sunday. MoD further added that, Mawlavi Mazmal, one of the

23 June 2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo clarified on Twitter that US President Trump did not pass a message through Oman calling for talks with Iran, “We have made our position abundantly clear and we are willing to engage when the time is right.” He added that the U.S. has shown beyond any doubt that Iran shot down a U.S. unmanned aircraft in international space

23 June 2019