Taliban collecting taxes in Spin Boldak, Wesh

People wave Taliban flags as they drive through the Pakistani border town of Chaman on July 14, 2021, after the Taliban claimed they had captured the Afghan side of the border crossing of Spin Boldak along the frontier with Pakistan. (AFP)
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Updated 29 July 2021

Taliban collecting taxes in Spin Boldak, Wesh

July 29: Pajhwok reported that Taliban have started collecting taxes on goods coming into Afghanistan or going to Pakistan in two border towns of southern Kandahar province. 

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President urges world not to abandon Afghanistan

Updated 17 September 2021

President urges world not to abandon Afghanistan

September 17: The Nation reported that President Dr Arif Alvi Thursday urged the international community to assist Afghanistan as the country was in dire need of humanitarian and economic assistance.

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Taliban be given time to run country effectively: Rashid

Updated 17 September 2021

Taliban be given time to run country effectively: Rashid

September 17: The News reported that Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Thursday said that the Taliban should be given time to form a government in Afghanistan and run the country effectively.

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PM assures Tajik business community of all-out facilitation

Updated 17 September 2021

PM assures Tajik business community of all-out facilitation

September 17: The Express Tribune reported that Prime Minister Imran Khan invited on Thursday the Tajik business community to invest in Pakistan, saying the government will facilitate them in every way possible.

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Continuing the legacy: Shaheen dons Shahid Afridi's jersey No.10

Updated 17 September 2021

Continuing the legacy: Shaheen dons Shahid Afridi's jersey No.10

September 17: ICC reported that Shaheen Afridi unveiled that he will be donning the legendary all-rounder's jersey number, ahead of the ODI series opener against New Zealand.

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China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran must exert positive influence to stabilize situation in Afghanistan

Updated 17 September 2021

China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran must exert positive influence to stabilize situation in Afghanistan

September 17: Global Times reported that as important neighbors of Afghanistan and influential countries in the region, China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran need to strengthen communication and coordination, make unanimous voices, exert positive influence and play a constructive role in promoting the smooth transition of the situation in Afghanistan, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said with senior officials from Russia, Pakistan and Iran at an informal meeting on Afghanistan in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe on Thursday. 

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