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President stresses coordination in combating coronavirus

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 22:36
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 31 March 2020

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday met representatives of UN offices in Kabul and discussed their... read more

5 of a family die in Nangarhar roof collapse

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 22:26
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 31 March 2020

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): Five members of a family were killed when a roof of their house collapsed in the Dourbaba district of... read more

Kabul not serious to fight virus in Herat: PC

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 20:59
By Storai Karimi on 31 March 2020

 

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council (PC) head of western Herat province on Tuesday accused the central government of negligence in dealing with coronavirus in western Herat province.

PC head Kamran Alizai told reporters that the central government had allocated 400... read more

Kandahar’s first corona patient returns home

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 19:55
By Ahmad Bashir Naadem on 31 March 2020

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A doctor, who became the first person known to have contracted coronavirus in southern Kandahar province, has recovered and returned home, an official said on Tuesday.

Dauat Darman, a doctor, infected with COVID-19 almost two weeks... read more

Never hid COVID-19 cases, says MoPH

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 19:49
By Pajhwok on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health... read more

Taliban’s 3-member deletion arrives in Kabul

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 19:45
By Pajhwok Report on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): A three-member Taliban... read more

Badakhshan locks down for 3 weeks

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 19:08
By Mohammad Gul Tanha on 31 March 2020

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The governor on Tuesday announced a three-week lockdown period to prevent the spread of coronavirus in northeastern Badakhshan province.

Governor Mohammad Zikria Soda told a press conference here people should stay... read more

Religious Ministry recommends praying at home

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 18:50
By Pajhwok Report on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Hajj... read more

OIC urges all-Afghan talks, joint coronavirus fight

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 18:37
By Parwez Karokhil on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) chief Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen on Tuesday again appealed to all leaders... read more

Arghandiwal appointed as acting finance minister

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 17:44
By Javied Hamim on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has appointed Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal as acting finance minister through a presidential decree... read more

Coronavirus: British envoy pledges support to Afghanistan

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 17:41
By Pajhwok Report on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): British ambassador in Kabul Alice Bleak has pledged her country’s support to... read more

New hospital opens on Torkham-Jalalabad road

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 17:29
By Yousuf Zarifi on 31 March 2020

JALALABD CITY (Pajhwok): A newly-built hospital costing 20 million afghanis was inaugurated in Momandara district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the clinic’ inaugurated ceremony was attended by Governor Shah... read more

New appointments made in foreign missions

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 17:27
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday that new appointments have been made in foreign diplomatic missions... read more

Modi briefed on Kabul steps to deal with virus

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 17:21
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): India on Tuesday said it would cooperate with Afghanistan... read more

Kabul-Parwan highway closed aimed virus concerns

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:48
By Ahmad Fareed Tanha on 31 March 2020

CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The Kabul... read more

Fish farms see mushroom growth in Kandahar

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:37
By Ahmad Bashir Naadem on 31 March 2020

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Fish farms have been growing at a good clip in southern Kandahar province, which produces about 6,800 tonnes of flesh in the solar year... read more

US, NATO call for broad-based govt in Kabul

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 15:45
By Pajhwok Monitor on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States and NATO... read more

Ex-CEO backs team for peace talks with Taliban

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 15:28
By Azizullah Hamdard on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The establishment of an inclusive negotiating team is an important step to facilitate intra-Afghan peace dialogue,... read more

Kargar appointed as chief of staff to president

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 12:40
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 31 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Mohammad Shakir Kargar has been appointed as chief of staff to President Ashraf Ghani.
In a statement, the... read more

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