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MRRD Signs 12 Projects Worth 650 Million AFN


Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) signed 12 projects worth 650 million Afghanis on construction of roads and building bridges with the private construction companies in Kabul on Sunday. Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Nasir Ahmad Durani insisted to act decisively against none transparency within the projects. “I …

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National Farmer’s Day Marks in Afghanistan


Afghan people marked the Farmer’s Day falling on March 22 across the country, by holding ceremonies and displaying agricultural products and livestock. Previously, the Afghan Ministry for Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock kicked off a three-day agriculture show at Badam Bagh locality in northwest side of Kabul city. “On behalf of …

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Pakistan’s PM Orders Immediate Re-opening of Crossing Borders


Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday ordered to reopen the Pakistan-Afghanistan crossing-points with immediate effect. According to Pakistani media the decision was taken by the Pakistan’s PM as a goodwill gesture as the two countries enjoy “religious, cultural and historical ties”. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan, also …

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Insecurity, Lack of Capacity Main Challenges Against Implementation of Projects: MoE

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Afghan minister of economy in the first Scoping Study of Construction Sector Transparency Initiative has said that insecurity, lack of enough capacity, shortage of sources are the main challenges against monitoring and implementation of construction projects. Abdul Satar Murad, minister of economy noted that the procurement reforms and capacity development …

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Panjsher Governor Accused of Smuggling Lazuli


Ariananews receives documents that accuse the governor of Panjsher, Arif Sarwari of illegally smuggling lazuli stones from Badakhshan province.  Based on the documents,  the governor of Panjsher in cooperation with the Mines department of the province announced the transition of lazuli stones legal. Officials in Ministry of Mines and Petroleum …

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Industrial Bank Critical To Boosting Domestic Production, Say Industrial Union Officials


Officials in Afghanistan Industrial Union have stated that establishing the Industrial Bank is critical to increasing Afghanistan’s domestic production. Ministry of Commerce and Industry officials have said no final decision has been made about establishing the Industrial Bank. Chief of the Industrial Union Sakhi Ahmad Paiman said, “If the Government …

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Seoul Provides Technical Supports to Grow Soybeans in Afghanistan

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Officials in Ministry of Agriculture, irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) said based on the Memorandum of Understanding signed South Korea will provide technical supports on improving and raising the capacity of Afghans on growing Soybeans. Ministry of Agriculture, irrigation and Livestock Spokesman Lutfullah Rashid said, “Seoul will introduce modern technology for …

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Implementation of Facilitation of Global Trade Agreement Can Resolve Business Challenges: ACCI


Officials in Ministry of Commerce and Industry said the implementation of the facilitation of global trade agreement can resolve investing problems, will decrease additional taxes in custom departments, and paves the way for further cooperation among the joint borders countries and it would create best platform for the implementation of …

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