Posts by The Frontier Post

Cabinet approves budget for national projects: VP

KABUL (Agencies): Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh in a visit to Daikundi has informed that cabinet has approved budget for implementation of big national development projects in central provinces of the country. Leading a government delegation to open some development projects that have been completed in Daikundi, Sarwar Danesh assured the people of the province…

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Nabil to embassies, international organizations: Do not interfere

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Presidential candidate Rahmatullah Nabil at a news conference accused some embassies and international organizations of interference in the Afghan elections and said he is concerned about a dangerous crisis in the country. “I speak to a number of international institutions and even embassies: If this time, once again, the people of Afghanistan…

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Govt has ‘clear and real’ will for peace: Sediqqi

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Presidential spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said that recent attacks indicated that the Taliban’s war mindset has not changed, but he stressed that the Afghan government will continue peace efforts, despite the delayed exchange of 3 Haqqani Network prisoners for two Western professors. Sediqqi said the attacks have affected the peace process, referring to,…

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German industry sees deep slump

Monitoring Desk FRANKFURT: Germany’s powerful BDI industry federation said Tuesday that manufacturing firms are in a deep recession, forecasting that output will fall by four percent year-on-year in 2019. “After six years of growth, German industry has been in a recession since the third quarter of 2018,” BDI director Joachim Lang said. Industrial output is…

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PAF-Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology holds 2nd international moot

F.P. Report KARACHI: To encourage students to conduct research, publish their papers in international journals and learn from seasoned academics on how to research, PAF-Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology holds 2nd International Conference on Latest Trends in Electrical Engineering & Computing Technologies” (INTELLECT 2019) from 13 to 14 November 2019 at Main Campus, PAF…

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Rupee-dollar exchange rate remains flat

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The exchange rate of Pakistani rupee against US dollar remained flat with loss of Rs 0.01 and traded at Rs 155.36 in the interbank on Tuesday against the last closing at Rs 155.35, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported. In open market, the buying and selling rates of Pakistani rupee against dollar…

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Ghani hold talks with top US officials

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf held talks with the top US officials to review steps for the release of high level leaders of Haqqani terrorist network. Presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi said “In two separate phone calls, President Ghani spoke to Secretary Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien on November 18…

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UN group formed to protect Afghan women’s rights

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Mission to the UN has formed “Group of Friends”, co-chaired by the United Kingdom and comprised of women representatives to the United Nations and its senior officials. The group will highlight the importance of protecting and enhancing women’s rights and the role that women can play across society and government,…

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