Tolo News: Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday went to northern Balkh province where he attended a ceremony that was held to mark Martyrs Week. Abdullah was welcomed by Balkh governor, Atta Mohammad Noor, despite ongoing tension between the two officials over a range of issues including Abdullah’s inability to secure Jamiat-e-Islami party’s share in government.
Tolo News: Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Monday said the recent statement by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the Hizb-e-Islami leader, about Afghanistan’s National Hero Ahmad Shah Massoud are rooted from a reprisal and that those remarks will not affect the status of the country’s martyrs. Abdullah said that Hekmatyar was seeking fame by making such ‘false allegations’.
VOA News / July 22, 2017 Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team returned Saturday to Kabul after its successful trip to Washington for the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge, and several officials representing the presidential palace welcomed the girls home, calling them role models. In the ceremony, Abdullah Abdullah, chief executive of the national unity government, said, “Despite
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News April 10, 2017 ISLAMABAD — The future of Afghanistan’s unity government is “shaky,” according to a new report by the International Crisis Group. The Brussels based NGO says Afghanistan’s New Unity Government is beset with internal disagreements and discord, while facing a revived insurgency. The group blames the discord on what it
Tolo News: The National Cricket Team on Saturday returned home to a hero’s welcome after winning five consecutive cups at international events. Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah was at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul to welcome the team home. Click here to read more (external link). Related Afghanistan lose semi-final against Pakistan in Emerging Teams Asia
Tolo News: Atta Mohammad Noor, the governor of northern Balkh province on Tuesday apologized to the Afghan people and his mainstream political allies for supporting CEO Abdullah Abdullah during 2014 presidential elections. Noor accused Abdullah of political cowardice that deterred him from defending the rights of people. He announced an end to his political cooperation and partnership
Ayaz Gul VOA News February 20, 2017 ISLAMABAD — Pakistan and Afghanistan have issued conciliatory statements in an apparent attempt to defuse days of border tensions stemming from charges Afghan soil was used for masterminding last week’s terrorist attacks in Pakistani cities. Pakistani troops have been staging cross-border shelling to target what authorities claimed were camps
Tolo News: Referring to recent negotiations between the president and Balkh’s acting governor, Jamiat’s leadership council said it supports discussions between Noor and Ghani. In a press release issued on Sunday, Jamiat-e-Islami party reiterated its call for the full enactment of the political agreement by President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah in order to meet
Tolo News: Commenting on recent reports of talks on power-sharing between President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah, the CEO’s spokesman Mujiburrahman Rahimi on Thursday said no individual and no force would be allowed to undermine or move the political share of the CEO to someone else. The statement comes after reports emerged of ongoing negotiations
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty January 21, 2017 Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has expressed hope that the United States would continue its support for the Afghan government after U.S. President Donald Trump publicly spoke with U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan after his inauguration. “I want to congratulate the U.S. president on behalf of myself, the