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The province of Maidan Wardak is just outside of Kabul and the base also serves as a training center for a pro-government militia.
De facto prime minister Abdullah -- Ghani's partner in the fragile unity government -- is among at least 14 other candidates who have joined the race.
According to reports, it is expected that Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar would also be part of the peace talks.
A spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar said it was not for Pakistan to decide as to what role another country has in regional or global affairs.
Khalilzad arrived in Pakistan to seek Islamabad's help to convince the Taliban to return to the negotiating table to end the 17-year-long Afghan war.
Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that the Pakistan government has had a huge role in arranging direct talks between the Taliban and the US for peace solution in Afghanistan.
Khalilzad was likely to push Pakistani officials to ensure the Afghan Taliban's involvement in the peace process, according to Express Tribune.
A bomb exploded near a heavily-fortified foreign compound in Kabul, killing at least four people and wounding over 100.
Earlier, Wahidullah Mayar, the spokesman for Public Health Ministry, confirmed that 40 injured persons had been taken to hospitals.
The plight of immigrants from Pakistan and Afghanistan seeking to renew long-term visas and refugee certificates does not end here.
He is expected to hold talks with both Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, apart from other senior officials.
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which seeks to amend an Act of 1955, was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday and will now go to the Rajya Sabha for its approval.
Narendra Modi and Donald Trump expressed satisfaction at the continued growth of the India-US strategic partnership in 2018.
Nawroz , the provincial governor's spokesman, gave the casualty figures for Monday's blast in the Jani Khail district.
Kabul residents seemed to worry less about the future of their country because of this snowfall and more snowfalls in the coming months, which is expected to end the drought.