The Government category includes the regional government - presently the Interim Administration led by Hamid Karzai -, websites of embassies and information on Afghan law. It also contains information on the Loya Jirga - the traditional Afghan Grand Council - taking place June 10-16 to elect a Head of State for Afghanistan's Transitional Administration and to propose its structure and key personnel. General information on Afghan politics is linked in Regional/Asia/Afghanistan/Society_and_Culture/Politics. Information on international efforts to rebuild and strengthen the Afghan government can be found in Society/Issues/Warfare_and_Conflict/Specific_Conflicts/Afghanistan_Civil_War/Peace_Process.
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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Office of the President
Official site provides speeches, presidential biography and links to other government websites.
Searchable database of important people in Afghanistan since 2001
CIA - Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments: Afghanistan
List of government officials and their titles, updated weekly. Also includes the head of the central bank, ambassadors to the United States and Permanent Representatives to the UN, New York.
GlobalSecurity.org - Afghanistan Military Guide
Overview plus information about the Afghan army, militia and air force, urban area, militia and airbase facilities, along with maps, references and links.
ICL - Afghanistan Index
Complete copies and links to the country's Constitution, along with related background, history and events, provided by International Constitutional Law.
IFES - Election Guide: Afghanistan
Includes government overview, elections, news and links.
Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock (MAIL)
Official government site provides news, programs, projects, campaigns, key documents, budget, media and job vacancies. [English, Farsi, Pashto]
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Provides contact address and government documents, announcements of upcoming projects and tenders.
Ministry of Finance
News and information about the ministry and its departments, minister and deputy minister. Includes press releases, press review, Sarwat magazine, Itlaat e mallie newsletter, photo gallery and links.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Presentation of the ministry and an overview on foreign policy. With consular services information and forms, addresses of diplomatic missions and information for journalists.
Ministry of Justice
Provides the nation's constitution, a chronological list of laws since the start of the Interim Administration, information about ministry officials, and a matrix of draft laws. Additional content in the Dari language.
US Law Library of Congress - Afghanistan
Annotated compendium of online sources providing access to primary documents, legal commentary and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics.
World Legal Information Institute - Afghanistan
Catalog and search facilities for over 1246 databases from 123 jurisdictions including case-law, legislation, treaties, law reform reports, law journals, and other materials
World Statesmen - Afghanistan
Review of the country's history, politics, leaders and international organizations and treaties. Includes map, constitution, national anthem and pictures of historical flags.
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