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After two weeks of discussions, the parliament decided in its general session on Monday to impeach 7 ministers, revising an earlier decision to impeach 11.
"Four ministers who took up duties in the ministries in 2011 won't be impeached. But others will be impeached after the proper paperwork," Parliament Speaker Abdul Raouf Ibrahimi said.
Next year will be very important for Afghan security forces as they push enemies back and provide security all over the country, Isaf said.
In an exclusive interview with TOLOnews, Isaf's Director of Public Affairs for Afghanistan Thomas Collins emphasized that the international community will continue its support of Afghan security forces and will have an advisory and assistance role after 2013.
Companies that invest $1 million or more in 2013 will enjoy tax exemptions for 10 years and will receive free land to establish their businesses, according to a new Ministry of Finance draft policy.
"The land will be given free to them to build factories or business centers. We will not charge them tax for 10 years and will offer other incentives," Finance Ministry Spokesman Wahid Tawhidi said.