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Afghanistan Seeks to Use Opportunities of WTO

The Afghan government has begun efforts to use the opportunities of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Afghanistan submitted its application to join the WTO in November 2004 and acceded to the World Trade Organization seven months ago. Reform, bringing ease of Commerce, preparation and implementation of investment strategy, effective use …

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Efforts Underway to Remove Afghanistan’s Name from European Union Blacklist

Officials at Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) said efforts are underway to remove Afghanistan’s name from the European Union Blacklist, necessary measurements were taken to have the permission for the Afghanistan airplanes to have flights to European countries by coming next year. Afghanistan’s airliner companies were stopped from flying to …

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Terrorists Indirectly Receive Parts of Mine’s Revenue in Nangarhar :MoMP

Officials in Ministry of Mines and Petroleum have expressed concerns over illegal extraction of the mines in Nangarhar saying terrorist specially Taliban and Daesh militants are being beefed indirectly by digging mines. Chief office of Projects in Ministry of mines and petroleum Zabiullah Sarwari said, “Terrorists especially Taliban, Daesh are …

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ADB Signs $415M Contract with Afghan Gov’t to Support Energy Sector

Afghanistan Ministry of Finance and the Asian Development Bank (ADB signed a contract worth 415 million dollars to boost Afghanistan’s energy supply and strengthen the country’s cross-border trade in energy. The assistance includes $188.23 million from the ADB Asian Development Fund; $225.77 million in co-financing from the Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust …

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