Ashraf Ghani

Pakistan PM Khan reiterates support to Afghan peace process

Khan said the latest visit by the Taliban’s Political Commission delegation to Pakistan would further the talks. The prime minister urged all Afghan parties to actively reduce violence in the country.

published on : 17th December 2020

Taliban has no Sharia-based reason for war, says Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani

Ghani said the ulema (Body of religious scholars) have confirmed that the war has no religious legitimacy. He further assured that Afghanistan had the support of the international community.

published on : 21st October 2020

Must get to root of terrorism problem blighting our region: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani 

Ghani added that as a state and society, Afghanistan has demonstrated the commitment, compassion and courage to take hard decisions to start direct peace talks with the Taliban.

published on : 24th September 2020

Afghan president names council for peace deal with Taliban

The council will have the final say and will ultimately decide on the points that the negotiating team takes up with the Taliban.

published on : 30th August 2020

Putting end to terror sanctuaries essential for peace in Afghanistan: India

As many as 20 countries and international organisations including the United Nations participated in the 'Strengthening Consensus for Peace' meeting.

published on : 6th July 2020

Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani, rival announce power sharing agreement

Ghani spokesman Sediq Sediqqi tweeted Sunday that a political deal between Ghani and Abdullah had been signed in which Ghani would remain president of the war-torn nation.

published on : 17th May 2020

Afghan president, feuding rival reach 'tentative' agreement

Speaking on condition of anonymity, an Aghan official told AFP that Abdullah has made a multi-pronged proposal to Ghani.

published on : 1st May 2020

At least 25 Sikhs feared dead in Gurudwara terror attack in Kabul

The Ashraf Ghani government has blamed the Pakistan-backed Haqqani network for the terror attack.

published on : 25th March 2020

Afghanistan to release 5,000 Taliban prisoners if violence eases

The agreement, which will initially see 100 prisoners freed each day, will depend on the Taliban's willingness to significantly limit attacks in the country.

published on : 11th March 2020

WATCH | Explosions rock Kabul during President Ashraf Ghani's swearing-in, people scatter

Many of those who fled return to their seats after Ghani's refusal to leave the podium prompted cheers and applause.

published on : 9th March 2020

Ashraf Ghani sworn in for second term as Afghan president amid crisis 

His rival Abdullah Abdullah held a parallel inauguration that could plunge the country deeper into crisis ahead of peace talks with the Taliban.

published on : 9th March 2020

Pakistan not taking any concrete step against terrorism, says Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Ghani also stressed that the Taliban are still engaged in drug trafficking while discussing the issue with the US Congressional delegation.

published on : 16th February 2020

Afghanistan waits for Taliban response to truce offer

The president said his office had cleared "all obstacles" to peace with the announcement following consultations with religious scholars, political parties and civil society groups.

published on : 20th August 2018

Afghanistan announces ceasefire with Taliban for Eid al-Adha holiday

The Taliban had taken control of part of Bulcheragh district and more than 50 government forces were missing, he added.

published on : 19th August 2018

Prime Minister Modi praises Afghan President's bold initiatives towards peace at SCO summit

Modi was referring to the Afghan president's peace initiatives including a surprise announcement of a week-long ceasefire with the Taliban for Eid.

published on : 10th June 2018
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