By: Khan Wali Salarzai , Date:01/10/2018
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Three people have been killed and two others injured as a result of a raid by security forces and an armed attack on supporters of two Wolesi Jirgacandidates in eastern Kunar province, an of... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:04/10/2015
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Government employees involved in corruption would be brought to justice, the governor of eastern Kunar province said on Sunday. He was addressing a consultative gathering participated b... Read More
By: Hidayatullah Hamdard , Date:22/08/2015
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of northeastern Kunduz province demanded changes and transparency in the election system. A conference regarding suggestions of people to reform ballot was held on Saturday in K... Read More

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KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): The recent conflict in northern Kunduz province has made the lives of internally displaced families miserable as some of them complain they would not have a happy Eid this year.
In the past few months, the security situation has deteriorated in Kunduz with two districts --- Chardara and Dasht-i-Archi -- falling to the Taliban insurgents. The government has so far only managed to regain control of Chardara.

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A shortage of gynaecologists and skilled midwives has been a source of serious trouble for women in eastern Kunar province, residents and public health officials say.
But authorities say a midwifery training process is currently underway. They hope the problem will be resolved with the completion of the training programme in three years from now.
Director of Public Health Dr. Asadullah Fazli says programmes for training educated girls as midwives have been launched in several provinces with the support of foreign donors.

ASADABAD (Pajhwok):  The newly-appointed governor for eastern Kunar province on Wednesday took charge, vowing to use all his energies and available resources for development of the province.
Wahidullah Kalimzai, who replaces Shujaul Mulk Jalala, was speaking at a ceremony wherein he was introduced as the new governor in Asadabad, the provincial capital.
Kalimzai urged the people of Kunar to cooperate with him in every sphere, saying without their cooperation, it would be difficult for him to advance the affairs.

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The provincial council head in eastern Kunar province on Monday said apart from establishing good rapport among people and provincial officials, they had achieved some targets in the past six months.
Din Mohammad Peelot, Kunar provincial council head, told Pajhwok Afghan News in an exclusive interview their main priority over the past six months was to resolve people’s problems.
“In the last few years, majority of people’s problems occurred due to distance between people and government. We tried to bridge the gap and bring them together,” he said.

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Residents on Tuesday warned of retaking land they had donated for a girls’ school in the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province if the government did not complete construction work on its building.
A contract for construction of a building for the school in Bidad area had been concluded in Kabul and residents had devoted a piece of land for it four years ago, but the structure is yet to be fully built.


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