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Gov’t Failed to Provide ‘Needful’ Support for Investment in Country: CE.

Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has admitted that in some parts the government failed to provide “needful” and “timely” support for investment in the country. Addressing a gathering on Thursday in Kabul, initiated by the Ministry Of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock (MAIL) to encourage and support the investment in agriculture sector, …

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Badakhshan’s Lazuli, Gold Mines Being Extracted by ‘Taliban, Irresponsible People’

Revenues of two major lapis lazuli and gold mines being collected by the Taliban and irresponsible armed people in northern Badakhshan province, local officials said Saturday. Irresponsible armed people collecting revenues of lapis lazuli mine Karano Manjan district of the province since years, instead of going to government’s depleting coffers, according …

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Pakistan Eyes ‘Tax Exemption’ Deal with Afghanistan on Certain Commercial Items

Pakistan seeks ‘tax exemption’ mutual deal with Afghanistan on certain commercial items, in a bid to expand trade ties with Kabul, sources told Ariana News Saturday. The move comes after the relations between Kabul and Islamabad became strained over accusations of harboring militants, Pakistan has “stymied” Afghanistan’s efforts to trade …

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Afghanistan Seeks Practical Phase of TAPI Gas Pipeline Project

Afghanistan is making efforts to pave the way for the practical phase of the multi-billion dollars Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project. Kabul organized a conference on TAPI on Thursday under the theme of “TAPI: Impact on Economic Development in Afghanistan and the Region”. The conference focused on TAPI project progress, …

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