Supporters of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s Hezb-e Islami party blocked the road leading to the Loya Jirga tent in Kabul city on Thursday, to block the supporters of former president Dr. Najibullah Ahmadzai from entering.
An audit by the U.S. State Department’s Office of Inspector General (IG) found $8.4 million was paid for unneeded meals that were not provided at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul and other facilities in Afghanistan whose contracts were managed by DynCorp International.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday approved a $110 million grant to boost power supply and strengthen Afghanistan’s energy sector by improving its sustainability and promoting cross-border trade in energy.
Abdullah Abdullah, head of the High Council for National Reconciliation, who is on a three-day trip in Pakistan, met with Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi on Wednesday, Abdullah's office said in a statement.
The National Youth Consensus for Peace (NYCP) welcomed the launch of the Indo-Afghan Youth Forum on Tuesday, to further foster Afghanistan and India ties in collaboration with Raisina House, a Delhi-based think tank.
After two days of back-to-back meetings with high-ranking Pakistani officials, Afghanistan’s peace envoy Abdullah Abdullah will wrap up his official three-day visit to Islamabad on Wednesday – taking home a clear message that the “ice has been broken” and both nations realize the need to strengthen ...