RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday had a telephonic conversation with the civilian and military leadership of Afghanistan. According to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations, Gen. Bajwa called Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, and Afghan army chief Gen. Qadam Shah Raheem. Gen Bajwa conveyed best wishes for 2017 and pledged to work together for peace in the region. He said that peace in both countries is in the greater interest of the…
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan have reiterated to work together for the return of Afghan refugees, both registered and unregistered, with dignity and honour to Afghanistan. In this regard, Minister SAFRON Lt. Gen. (Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch met with Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah in Geneva, where both have arrived to attend the Quadripartite Steering Committee on Afghan Refugees which includes Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and the UNHCR. Abdullah Abdullah appreciated Pakistan’s generous hosting…
KABUL: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an international conference of Islamic scholars in Makkah and Madina from 8-10th October to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.
KABUL: Afghanistan's chief executive has castigated his ally Ashraf Ghani as "unfit for the presidency", in a public outburst highlighting bitter internal divisions that threaten their US-brokered power sharing agreement.
KABUL: Afghanistan inaugurated its first new president in a decade on Monday, swearing in technocrat Ashraf Ghani to head a power-sharing government just as the withdrawal of most foreign troops presents a crucial test.
KABUL: Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was named Afghanistan's president-elect on Sunday after he signed a deal to share power with his opponent, ending months of turmoil over a disputed election that destabilized the nation as most foreign troops prepare to leave.