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    Pakistan: Upcoming Budget to focus on achieving 6% GDP growth
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    Pakistan: Upcoming Budget to focus on achieving 6% GDP growth

    May 16th, 2017 | by Voice of South Asia
    ISLAMABAD, May 16 (APP): Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar said the development drive and the federal budget for the coming fiscal year would focus on generating 6% gross domestic product growth (GDP). In an interview...
    Afghan forces retake control of Qala-e-Zal district in Kunduz
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    Afghan forces retake control of Qala-e-Zal district in Kunduz

    May 16th, 2017 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL:  The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have retaken the Qala-e-Zal district of Kunduz province, ten days after the Taliban insurgents seized its control. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed that the control...
    Afghanistan: ISIS leader joins peace process with his 11 fighters in East of Afghanistan
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    Afghanistan: ISIS leader joins peace process with his 11 fighters in East of Afghanistan

    May 16th, 2017 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL:  A local leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group’s offshoot in Afghanistan has joined peace process in Nangarhar province. Provincial governor Ataullah Khogyani told reporters that Tawiz...
    US State Department Proposes Sending 3,000 More Troops To Afghanistan
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    US State Department Proposes Sending 3,000 More Troops To Afghanistan

    May 9th, 2017 | by Voice of South Asia
    WASHINGTON : According to media reports, the US state department and military high ups has proposed sending 3,000 more US troops to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban. According to BBC report, US officials said that President...
    Afghanistan : Parwan Ulema Council chief and 7 students killed in Madrasa explosion
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    Afghanistan : Parwan Ulema Council chief and 7 students killed in Madrasa explosion

    May 9th, 2017 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL:  The provincial Uleman Council chief of the northern Parwan province was killed in an explosion in this province earlier today. The incident took place in the vicinity of Charikar city after explosives placed inside a...
    Trump committed to defeat ISIS and Taliban: White House
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    Trump committed to defeat ISIS and Taliban: White House

    May 9th, 2017 | by Voice of South Asia
    WASHINGTON: The White House says President Donald Trump wants to make sure that the Taliban group and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group are defeated in Afghanistan. In response to a question regarding the...
    Afghanistan President warns against meddling in AGO’s affairs
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    Afghanistan President warns against meddling in AGO’s affairs

    October 31st, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL : Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday stressed non-interference in matters of the Attorney General Officer (AGO), saying the institution should be apolitical and away from political rivalries. Addressing the fourth...
    Sri Lankan President outlines plan for peace and sustainable development at UNGA 2016
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    Sri Lankan President outlines plan for peace and sustainable development at UNGA 2016

    September 26th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    By Hishan Welmilla in New York Outlining steps towards reconciliation, democracy and alleviation of poverty, President of Sri Lanka expressed his commitment to take necessary action in order to achieve long-term peace and...
    HM Appoints Economics Affairs Minister
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    HM Appoints Economics Affairs Minister

    April 10th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    Tashichhodzong: His Majesty The King granted dhar to officially appoint Lekey Dorji as the new minister of economic affairs. Lyonpo Lekey Dorji is the Member of Parliament from Bardo-Trong constituency. The Constitution of the...
    Binodh De Silva named International Mentor of the Year
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    Binodh De Silva named International Mentor of the Year

    April 10th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    Rare honor for Sri Lankan in USA Binodh De Silva named International Mentor of the Year By Hishan Welmilla   SAN FRANSISCO.  Obtaining a highest recognition which accepted by the people all over the world will be a rare...