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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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.

ASADABAD (PAN): Known as one of the mountainous regions, the eastern Kunar province is excessively rich in natural resources especially mines of precious and semi-precious stones, which need to be extracted in a legal and professional way.
Located in the eastern part of the country, the province has several mines of precious and semi-precious stones while its excavation is continued illegally and nonprofessionally. The mines are being smuggled to outside countries since long but the authorities’ concerned yet to take any step.

ASAD ABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban have blown up a girls’ school and a clinic in Naray district of eastern Kunar province, officials said on Saturday.
Brig. Gen. Abdul Habib Sayedkhel, provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incidents happened overnight in Sao and Shergul localities. The school building had been damaged almost in the bombing, he said, adding the blast also destroyed copies of holy Quran, books and furniture.
The clinic, he said was also damaged in a similar act in Shergul area but caused no casualties among civilians.


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