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"We are really thankful to the UAE government for helping us out for hosting this meeting. Here we have teams of experts ... Similarly, Pishin and Killa Abdullah districts in Balochistan, Pakistan and in Afghanistan Helmand and Kandahar are part of the Southern Corridor. So, it is good that both ... UAE
Members of the Helmand peace rally on Thursday embarked on a hunger strike after the Taliban and the Afghan government rejected their demands for a ... a ceasefire on the part of the Afghan government and the complete withdrawal of foreign forces from Helmand's Shorabak base and Kandahar ...

... Afghan government and the complete withdrawal of foreign forces from Helmand's Shorabak base and Kandahar Airport as a precondition for responding to ... will respond to the organizers of the peace rally in Helmand if foreign forces are pulled out of Helmand's Shorabak base and Kandahar Airport. Women
Authorities in Kandahar called on humanitarian partners working in food security to prepare for the possible impact on the Southern Region of the ongoing dry spell. Authorities have currently stocked 16,000 metric tons of wheat donated by the Government of India in Kandahar City but lack ...
In this March 19 photo, Lt. Massihullah Kakar, 25, new Afghan pilot, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan ... The Afghan government and the international community, including the United States and NATO, have stepped up efforts to bolster its capacity ...

Advance notifications have been received of two new cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1), one occurring in Kunar province, and one in Kandahar ... In response to recent cases, the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recently announced the cVDPV2 outbreak ongoing in the ... reconciliation
The Kandahar-Kabul-Herat Highway was built during former president Hamid Karzai's government and at the time was seen as a major achievement. However, residents complain the highway is now in extremely bad condition due to heavy road usage, a lack of maintenance and continued attacks by insurgents. ...
The Kandahar-Kabul-Herat Highway was built during former president Hamid Karzai's government and at the time was seen as a major achievement. However, residents complain the highway is now in extremely bad condition due to heavy road usage, a lack of maintenance and continued attacks by ...
They held talks with tribal elders in Ghazni in the hope of getting the villagers to reopen the Kabul-Kandahar Highway to traffic. But activists said the efforts have not been enough and that government needs to step in and help resolve the problem before it is too late. Armed opponents could exploit the ...
However, the ministry of interior (MoI) sent in a team to assess the situation. They held talks with tribal elders in Ghazni in the hope of getting the villagers to reopen the Kabul-Kandahar Highway to traffic. But activists said the efforts have not been enough and that government needs to step in and help ...
Dawlat Waziri, spokesman for the Defense Ministry, said in a statement, 171 terrorists have been killed in air and ground offensives in the capital Kabul, Kandahar, Takhar, Farah, Helmand, Nangarhar, Laghman, Kapisa and Ghazni provinces. “Currently, the security and defense forces are engaged in 13 ...
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Two Afghan civilians were wounded after NATO and U.S.-led coalition forces opened fire in southern province of Kandahar on Sunday, a local official said. "Initially an explosion ... But the militants attack government interests in the province from time to time.
Highway 183 in Salinas from Highway 101 to Davis Road will be designated the United States Army Specialist Vilmar Galarza Hernandez Memorial Highway. Hernandez was an Everett Alvarez High graduate from Salinas who was 21 when he was killed in action in the Kandahar Province of Afghanistan in ...
In my year in Kandahar, one of the singularly consistent issues facing the ANDSF was the dearth of NVDs. ... First, a quick primer on foreign military sales as it applies to Afghanistan: The Afghan government (mostly) does not pay to train and equip its own military – we do, hence the outsized annual ...
The Afghan government intends to recruit an additional 5,000 female police officers over the coming five years. PHOTO: REUTERS. KANDAHAR: Shokria Jan, a female police officer in southern Afghanistan, is in a small force of women operating in one of the world's most conservative societies and difficult ...
The Afghan government and military likely control the district center and little else in Khakrez. The Taliban continues to make inroads in Kandahar province. Last year, the Taliban claimed to control five of Kandahar's 18 districts (Ghorak, Miyanashin, Registan, Shorabak, and Maruf) and heavily contest four ...

(New York) – The Afghan government and US military should investigate reports that Afghan special forces summarily executed civilians in Kandahar province during military operations from January 31 to February 1, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. Security personnel found to be responsible for ...
The Afghanistan government has signed an agreement with two EPCs, local firm Zularistan Energy for Afghanistan (ZEFA) and Turkey's 77, to set up a 15MW solar PV project each in Kandahar, in the south of the country. Naqibullah Hasanzai, procurement manager at ZEFA, told PV Tech that the capacity ...
KANDAHAR - Discussing the challenges faced by women in the southern region of the country, a group of women singled out education as a priority need. ... “We need peace, security, economic opportunities and strong government, but most of all, we need education” said Mariam Durani, getting many ...
KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN: Up to three dozen armed militants have been killed and dozens others injured as government forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Miwand district of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province over the past 24 hours, provincial police chief Abdul Razeq said Sunday.
in southern Kandahar province have asked the central government to provide them with jobs in order to give their children a decent life. Saima, 36, a resident of 2nd police district of Kandahar City, the provincial capital, said her husband was killed in a landmine blast, leaving behind her, their three children ...
At least 816 kilometers of the pipeline will pass through five southern provinces of Afghanistan: Herat, Farah, Helmand, Nimroz, and Kandahar. ... projects like new roads and bridges were more likely (63.8%) to report that the government is doing a good job compared to those who were not aware (52.2%).
“The cleric said he was afraid to inform me that my husband had died,” the young widow says as she prays over her husband's grave in a Kandahar ... The Afghan government provides compensation to widows, but a lack of education leaves many young widows unaware that they even have the right to ...
“We are putting unrelenting pressure on the enemy these days,” Hecker said, with a goal of compelling the Taliban to reconcile with the government. That goal has ... Left: U.S. service member stands guard as an U.S. military transport plane lands at the Kandahar air base in Afghanistan. Photo by Omar ...
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Accompanied by a delegation, Ahmad Wali Massoud during a trip to southern Kandahar province on Wednesday said 80 percent of the ... He said that people should make 'a framework' for the government such as presidential, parliamentary, national unity or other frameworks.
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work will be resumed soon after long years to complete the grand mosque named after Hazrat Omar bin Khetab (RWA) in the capital of southern ... The total cost is estimated at $18 million funded by the Kandahar municipality, traders and the government.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – There's a new faith among the latest U.S. generals who have come to win the war in Afghanistan, but plenty of old realities. .... For years, Afghan soldier recruits were filled with illiterate, poorly nourished, and undereducated men with little loyalty to the national government. Lt. Col ...
An Afghan security official says 83 Taliban fighters were killed during an operation by intelligence forces in the southern province of Kandahar late on ... The Taliban did not immediately comment on the operations, which come as the Western-backed government in Kabul has been struggling to fend off the ...
But now, former Kandahar insurgents argue that the process has stalled because the government has failed to fulfill promises to provide them with homes and employment. “The Taleban's activities had become unacceptable to me - they were un-Islamic and inhumane,” said Najibullah, who used to ...
He said the delay in deciding the cases stemmed from a recent presidential order that called for shifting hardcore criminals to the Bagram jail from Kandahar and their prosecution there. However, due to lack of resources, the government postponed the shifting of inmates from Kandahar to Bagram and thus ...
She also said not enough women are employed in government in the province. “Malalai Miwandi (an Afghan warrior) has been a role model for me. She started with zero and I also started here from zero and I know that I can help the women here,” Fayez said. Meanwhile, a number of civil society activists in Kandahar said ...
Governor Weesa termed the trip of Indonesian envoy to Kandahar vital and added the provincial government wanted to attract Jakarta support in education, rehabilitation and reconstruction. He expressed delight over the allocation of 500 scholarships to Afghan students and demanded better education ...
She also said not enough women are employed in government in the province. “Malalai Miwandi (an Afghan warrior) has been a role model for me. She started with zero and I also started here from zero and I know that I can help the women here,” Fayez said. Meanwhile, a number of civil society activists in Kandahar said ...
“I want to listen to their legal problems and share these with the relevant government authorities. In fact, lots of women in Kandahar have no information about their rights and in fact no idea what rights are.” Many families within Kandahar's conservative society are opposed to female education, let alone ...
... has approved Kandahar's solar power project contracts which after implementation will produce up to 30 megawatts of electricity. Finance ministry spokesman Ajmal Abdul Rahimzai said at the 20th meeting of the HEC, that the projects will be implemented jointly by government and the private sector.
The division erupted after the government decided to convert its national ID cards from paper to an electronic version. This sparked ... Over two centuries ago, Ahmad Khan Abdali, a Pashtun from the Kandahar province, named his new kingdom Afghanistan, meaning “land of the Afghans.” Although the term ...
government announced 3,000 scholarships for Afghan students over the next five years. As many as 600 scholarships are allocated for each year. About six months back, 8,000 students sat the exam in Kabul, Jalalabad, Kandahar and Mazar-i-Sharif. However, the results of the test have not been declared ...
(Pajhwok): The 20th meeting of High Economic Council (HEC) approved an energy project producing 30 megawatt in southern Kandahar province and ... Ajmal Abdulrahimzai, Public Relations director and spokesperson of Ministry of Finance, told reporters at the Government Information and Media Centre ...
KANDAHAR – Media freedom and the flow of accurate information are essential to build trust between government, media and citizens, according to participants in radio programmes and series of discussions held throughout 2017 and supported by the Kandahar regional office of the UN Assistance ...
The event, which was facilitated by the Kandahar regional office of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), ended with participants calling for more to be done by everyone, and for the government to work with community leaders to help bring change. “Violence against women in Afghanistan ...
Kandahar PC chief Haji Syeda Jan Khakrezwal said the government's decision was pushing the country into further crisis and differences on ethnic lines. He said the incumbent government had not come into power through a legal way but it was an arrangement between two rival camps and Atta ...
I became responsible for connecting the Ghorak district (county) government with the Kandahar provincial (state) government and, ultimately, the ... with a national-level government that was often at the mercy of multiple non-governmental organizations, the coalition, and the international aid community.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Shahwalikot, a district in southern Afghanistan that is largely controlled by the Taliban, has the sad distinction of being the polio capital ... Dr. Sardar Wali, the district polio officer, said that while the Taliban had made access difficult, government forces had also disrupted his staff ...
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A Taliban attack on police checkpoints that killed 11 officers in Helmand Province and a suicide bombing of an NATO convoy ... have been trying to retake an area captured by the Taliban in Sar-e-Pul Province after a government militia providing security there switched sides.
in southern Kandahar province have asked the central government to provide them with jobs in order to give their children a decent life. Saima, 36, a resident of 2nd police district of Kandahar City, the provincial capital, said her husband was killed in a landmine blast, leaving behind her, their three children ...
Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Abdul Raziq responded to recent rumors about his removal from the position, saying that he has not been appointed by the government and that the state cannot remove him. He made the remarks in an interview with a local radio station in Kandahar. Raziq said the government ...
In a remarkable act of insubordination, a powerful security chief in southern Afghanistan says the central government in Kabul cannot remove him from his post. Speaking to journalists on January 3, General Abdul Raziq, police chief in southern Kandahar Province, says he is serving because of local ...
... the Afghan security forces in the southern province of Kandahar and Farah ... Both of the parties, the Afghan Government and Taliban are aware of this. ... for any future peace talks between Afghan government and Taliban ...
In 2006, at the beginning of the combat mission in Kandahar, the Liberal government under Paul Martin signed an agreement with Kabul that ...


 

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