The United States urged Pakistan on Friday not to give sanctuary to "terrorist organizations" — and Pakistan demanded that the Trump administration address safe havens inside Afghanistan and its income from the narcotics trade.
A top US General Joseph Dunford has said he is committed to improve relations between Washington and Islamabad as it has deteriorated recently, mainly due to the presence of the sanctuaries of the terror groups.
Police arrested three people behind rocket attack on Indian embassy in Kabul late on Monday.
Unemployment continues to be a major challenge in the country while hundreds of positions remain vacant for over a year in government institutions due to weak management. Jobseekers claim that some ministries announce vacant positions several times, and even give test to applicants, but no one gets hired. For instance, the vacancies of provincial field engineers at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) were announced several times, and many people applied for them, and even passed the written test, but no one was hired, and they have now been re-announced a year later.
Chief Executive of the National Unity Government, Abdullah Abdullah, on Monday said there is a consensus in the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) on Afghanistan.
Lawmakers in Afghanistan’s parliament dismissed a controversial decree recently issued by President Ashraf Ghani on the regulation of public gatherings, strikes and demonstrations, terming the order in contrast with the nation’s Constitution and democratic values.