Afghan President Ashraf Ghani introduced Nargis Nehan as nominee for minister of mines and petroleum position.
Afghan officials said Monday they had seized an explosive-packed car in Maidan Wardak, west of capital Kabul.
Three Afghan security chiefs remained in position despite being put to vote of no-confidence at parliament on Monday.
Armed attackers set a polio vaccination centre on fire in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province overnight, officials said Monday.
Afghanistan on Monday launched a three-day campaign to vaccinate 8.8 million children against polio across the country.
Czech Republic will invest $70 million on cement production in west Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani spoke with the United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the president's office said Sunday.
The open trial of four former officials of the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing (MUDH) were begun on Sunday in Kabul after almost two years delay.
Afghan security officials are not optimistic about the improvement of the security situation in the country as they warned the situation will get "worse" this year.
The U.S. top commander in Afghanistan is set to request more troops to prevent the country from becoming a sanctuary for Islamic State (IS).