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President Ghani meets Danish Prime Minister



President Ghani said that Afghanistan is blessed with plenty opportunities and capacity of power generation and transmission. He spoke of the outstanding experiences of the Danish government in terms of power managemen...

President Ghani and his Finnish counterpart stress enhancing cooperation



The Finnish president said that Finland is happy to have helped Afghanistan during the last fifteen years, reaffirming that they will continue assisting the Afghan Government in the future.

President Ghani t...

President Ghani meets with President of Federal Republic of Austria



The Austrian president was delighted that the two leaders got the opportunity to meet and talk. Topics on peace, regional cooperation, expansion of transit and commerce figured in their meeting.

President Gh...

GMIC hosted Security Coordination Meeting of Senior Government Communicators including our international and strategic partners

Afghanistan, more coordination and communication among government spokespersons were discussed.

In this meeting attended were spox from the palace, MOD, NDS, RS, U.S. Forces, Commander of CJPOTF, DCOSCOM General Brower, U....

Coordination Meeting with Media and News Agencies


Mr. Chakhansuri, hearing the concerns said that the government is ready to support them and these challenges should be categorized to make it easy for taking steps towards. Addressing the media challenges requires deep discu...

The weekly Security Coordination Meeting of Afghan Government Spokespersons

During this meeting, issues related to improving coordination between spokespersons and to ensure media receives accurate and timely information, were discussed.  GMIC serves as a hub for media and a coordination center for all government communicators, and wi...

U.S. Obligates USD 791Million in Development Assistance with Afghan Government


“These agreements are a testament to the enduring partnership between the American and the Afghan people. Over the next 12-months, this funding will enable us to implement projects and deliver valued services to our citizens across Afghanistan,” said Afghanist...

President Ghani outlines elections plans to UN envoy



“The National Unity Government is fully committed to electoral reform and to holding free and fair parliamentary and district elections,” President Ghani told the UN envoy and others in attendance. “We will pursue electoral reform with full respect to...

Minister of Finance discusses about Warsaw and Brussels with EU Ambassador



The Minister and the Ambassador discussed a range of issues including the Afghan government preparation for the Warsaw and Brussels conferences, progress with ANDS, SMAF, Security Sector Integration, Global Anti-Corruption and upcoming MoF plan for counter a...

National Procurement Commission Approves Eleven Contracts



The contracts approved includes designing, equipping and expansion of Chemtala power sub-station; construction of treatment center for drug abusers in Nangarhar province; food distribution for teaching hospitals and central dormitories; food supply to Maiwan...

President Ghani: Kabul Ring Road Significant to Economic Growth



At the outset, Minister for Public Works presented the construction plan for Kabul ring road and proposed that a working group made up of representatives from Ministry of Public Works, Ministry of Urban Development, Kabul Municipality and Afghanistan Land Au...

President Ghani Leaves for United Arab Emirates



During the two-day visit, President Ghani is scheduled to separately meet with UAE Prime Minister and the Emir of Dubai, his Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and the Crown Prince and the Emir of Abu Dhabi, his Highness Mohammed bin Zayed bin Su...

President Ghani Meets Pakistani Political Leaders



During separate meetings held in Arg, the issues of enhancing bilateral relations between the two countries, improving security situation, joint efforts on fighting terrorism, and addressing the problems of Afghan migrants in Pakistan were discussed between...

President Ghani Bids Farewell to Outgoing Australian Ambassador


In this meeting that took place this morning in Arg, President Ghani thanked the Australian support to Afghanistan over the last 13 years.

The President, wishing success to Ambassador John in his future career, appreciated his good will, positive judgme...

President Ghani Welcomes Lower House's Ratification of Security Agreements with US and NATO



President Ghani called the ratification a good step forward in strengthening the country’s national sovereignty, and noted that the agreements provide for Afghan security forces to take full responsibility for their country’s security and for them to als...

Attorney General office of Afghanistan: Official letters have been dispatched to seven countries for certification of the assets related to the Kabul Bank case


“official letters have been dispatched to seven countries for certification of the assets related to the Kabul Bank case” said Attorney General office spokesperson Baseer Azizi on Tuesday (21rst October 2014).


Azizi  added, they have al...

President Karzai Leaves for India to Attend New PM’s Swearing-in Ceremony



During his visit, President Karzai is also scheduled to meet with high-ranking Indian officials to discuss various issues of mutual interest.

On his visit, the President is accompanied by Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Osmani and National Security A...

President Karzai Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack on the Indian Consulate in Herat



President Karzai briefed Mr. Modi on the timely response of the Afghan security forces to repel the attack and assured the PM and the Indian people of the safety of their citizens in Afghanistan and that no civilian was hurt in the attack.

Presi...

President Karzai Congratulates BJP Party on its Victory in India’s Parliamentary Elections



President Karzai called India a great and historic friend of Afghanistan and hoped that good and friendly relations would be further enhanced and strengthened between the two countries under the new Indian government.

The President wished success...

President Karzai and US State Secretary Talk Afghan Peace Process and Recent Attacks in Kabul



The conversation was a follow-up to Secretary Kerry's earlier phone call on March 21st in which President Karzai had said that the Taliban were willing to enter into talks with Afghan High Peace Council but that there were impediments to its progress , where...

President Karzai Meets with US Congressional Delegation



The meeting touched upon several issues of bilateral interest including the signature of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA), the release of Bagram prisoners, the regional issues especially the latest developments concerning Ukraine and the Crimea.
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National Congress of Journalists Union after 23 Years Held in Kabul

of the country’s leading unions for media workers. The ANJU President, Abdul Hamid Mubarez, mentioned the conference will take 3 days time and at the end of this conference we will select the executive community for the ANJU.


Mr. Mobarez highlighted the...

Ban Ki Moon UNSG calls President Karzai

wished to have better and ever-lasting ties among these two countries.


Both parties the H.E Hamid Karzai and the UN Chief Secretary Moon discussed the upcoming elections of Afghanistan, and both of them have given their positive opinions about the election...

President Karzai Meets Pakistan’s Leader of Qaumi Watan Party

of Interior.

The bilateral meeting was held at the Presidential Palace where the two sides discussed ways to improve relations and cooperation between the two countries.

President Karzai and Leader of QWP exchanged views on how Afghanistan and Paki...

President Karzai Leaves on Two-day State Visit to India



During his two-day visit, President Karzai is scheduled to meet with President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other Indian officials.

Discussions at the meetings will focus on ways to enhance bilateral relations in various are...

President Karzai Congratulates Nawaz Sharif on Election As Prime Minister of Pakistan

elections.

President Karzai described Nawaz Sharif’s messages in the electoral campaigns as good for the well-being of the two nations and improved relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The President hoped that the bilateral relations betwe...

Statement by the Government of Afghanistan on Elections in Pakistan



Saturday’s election marks Pakistan’s first transition from one elected government completing its term to another.

The high public participation in the election proved that the people in Pakistan despite the threats of terrorism and violence wa...

President Karzai Leaves for Brussels to Attend Trilateral Meeting between Afghanistan, Pakistan and US

At the trilateral meeting, discussions would focus on Afghan-Pak relations, the Afghan peace process and the recent tension in relations, including the issue of the border gate built by Pakistani army near the Durand Line in Goshta district of Nangarhar provinc...

President Karzai Sends Condolences to China over the Loss of Lives and Damages in Earthquake

the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan.

Media reports say, nearly 203 people were killed and more than 11500 were injured after an earthquake rocked the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan.

In a letter of condolences, President Karzai ha...

President Karzai Meets Czech Prime Minister


At the meeting held in the Presidential Palace, the two sides discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in various areas.

Welcoming Prime Minister Necas, President Karzai called the Czech Republic an old friend of Afghans, as it had friendly relat...

President Karzai Chairs Consultative Meeting on Appointment of New Head for Independent Election Commission

whose term in office will soon end according to the law.

Jehadi leaders, Vice-presidents, Heads of the two Houses of Parliament, Representatives of Civil Society, Leaders of political parties and the opposition as well as other prominent figures have been inv...

Spokesman to the President: NATO’s War on Terrorism in Afghanistan is “Aimless and Unwise”

aimless.

Speaking to the state news agency, BIA, Faizi said, “the people of Afghanistan ask NATO to define the purpose and aim of the so-called war on terror, as they question why after a decade, this war in their country has failed to achieve its stated go...

President Karzai Congratulates New Chinese President on Election



President Karzai said, “on behalf of the people of Afghanistan and my own, I would like to express my heartiest congratulations to President Xi Jinping and the people of China and very much hope that under President Xi Jinping’s leadership, the relations...

Leaders of France And UK Hold Telephone Talks With President Karzai



In the telephone conversation on Thursday afternoon, Prime Minister Cameron discussed ways to expedite the peace process and negotiations with armed opposition as well as exchanged views on counter-terrorism and evaluation of current situation in the region....

New Hungarian Ambassador to Afghanistan Presents Diplomatic Credentials



The ceremony was followed by a meeting, where the two sides discussed ways to further enhance the bilateral relations.

President Karzai thanked Hungary for all its assistance to Afghanistan and wished the new ambassador success in his new mission...

President Karzai: Time to Implement Agreements Reached between Kabul and Washington



Issues of mutual interest discussed in the meeting included President Karzai’s recent visit to the US, which was described as very productive. Other topic of discussion was the peace process and the Qatar Office.

President Karzai once again than...

President Karzai Meets Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council



At the meeting held in the Presidential Palace, the two sides discussed ways to broaden and deepen bilateral relations, and politico-economic cooperation between the two countries as well as exchanged views on regional affairs.

President Karzai sa...

President Karzai to Discuss Strategic Issues with President Obama on His Visit to the United States of America



Faizi said that President Karzai would discuss various key issues with President Barack Obama on his visit, including the security, economic and political processes, equipping and strengthening of Afghan security forces, the peace process, bilateral security...

President Karzai Strongly Condemns the Terrorist Attack on Senior Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Peshawar



According to reports, as a result of a suicide attack carried out today in Peshawar, Bashir Ahmed Bilour KP Senior Minister and Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) along with seven people were killed while 18 others injured.

Denouncing the attack...

President Karzai Welcomes UK Announcement of Troops Withdrawal


President Karzai welcomes the UK decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan and said Afghan security forces are prepared to ensure security and protect their country.

The President called the Britain’s announcement a timely decision for the se...