Kabul-Istanbul Air Corridor Inaugurated

In a further boost to bilateral connectivity, the air corridor between Afghanistan and Turkey was inaugurated on Tuesday. Expanding the cargo corridor, the inaugural flight departed from Kabul International Airport to Istanbul with 15 tonnes of dried fruits and carpets.   At the inauguration ceremony, the Minister of Commerce and Industry said …

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Gov’t’s Decision to Resume Import of Petrol ‘A80’ Draws Criticism

National Environmental Protection Agency of Afghanistan (NEPA) has criticized the government’s decision to allow import of petrol ‘A80’, a “low-quality” fuel which was banned in the past in the country.  Nik Mohammad, the Chief of Surveillance and Auditing in NEPA, said that the low-quality fuels including ‘A80’ were being “smuggled” to Afghanistan, …

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MoF Signs Bilateral Development Framework Agreement with Swiss

Afghanistan Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Tuesday signed a bilateral development framework agreement on technical assistance, financial cooperation with the ambassador of Switzerland to Afghanistan. “The purpose of signing this agreement is established a legal basis to strengthen relations and develop a fruitful technical, humanitarian and financial cooperation between the …

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