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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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Afghan MPs Express Anger Over Iranian President Dam Remarks

Afghan parliamentarians on Wednesday expressed anger over Iranian president’s remarks against construction of water dams in Afghanistan. “As a neighboring country, I would like to request Iranian high-ranking officials not to interfere in Afghanistan’s water, security, cultural and geographical affairs,” Deputy Speaker of the Lower House Hamayoun Hamayoun said. Recently, …

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