EU investigators are examining claims that the organization’s compound in Kabul is at the center of an alleged alcohol-smuggling ring in Afghanistan.
Disused fridges and adapted gas canisters have been used to sneak bottles of alcohol brands such as Chivas Regal and Johnnie Walker out of the official EU-designated area, it is alleged.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah on Friday discussed the current political situation in Afghanistan.
The termination of Najibullah Ahmadzai, the head of Independent Election Commission (IEC), can further postpone the already overdue parliamentary and district council election, political analysts believe, stressing that the actions of National Unity Government (NUG) demonstrate that it doesn’t have the political will to conduct election, with its leaders exploiting any means to extend their power.
The residents of Surah Roud district in eastern Nangarhar province have rallied against Qahar Qader, the Provincial Council (PC) member and accused him of grabbing their lands.
Some government officials in northern Balkh province have acknowledged their inability to stop what they say “growing corruption.”
Some officials even burst into to tears while acknowledging their helplessness to prevent corruption from happening and others accused the provincial government of not supporting the anti-corruption drive.