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Eid-ul-Adha

Eid-ul-Adha (‘festival of Sacrifice’), also known as the Greater Eid, is the second most important festival in the Muslim calendar. The festival remembers the prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son when God ordered him to. The story of Ibrahim’s

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TNT Express in Afghanistan wins Etisalat Contract

 Kabul, Afghanistan, 14th October 2012-TNT Express in Afghanistan has signed a two year shipping service agreement with Etisalat. Etisalat Afghanistan is 100% owned subsidiary of Etisalat UAE. Etisalat operates in the Middle East and Africa, headquartered in the UAE, and

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Work on the Torkham-Jalalabad Highway Resumed

Pakistan resumed construction on the dualization of the Torkham-Jalalabad highway, which was halted for the past three years due to negligence of the Pakistani contractor. The first lane of the road was inaugurated in 2007 and after that Pakistan refused

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Hope for peace- poem by young Afghan poetess Sajia Alaha Ahrar

آرزوی صلح در جهان   آرزو دارم که دایـم صلح باشـد در جـهان با لب پرخنده بینم هر طرف طفل و جوان   آرزو دارم به انـسان زندگی ای با هـمی فرق رنگ و ملت و لسان نباشد در میان

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Herat's Revenue Sees a Boost

By Ahmadshah Ghanizada-Officials in Herat provincial transportation department on Sunday announced an increase of 18% revenue during the first 6 months of the Afghan calendar year. Provincial transportation department chief Ahmad Javid Aimaq said there has been a significant increase

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Herat’s Revenue Sees a Boost

By Ahmadshah Ghanizada-Officials in Herat provincial transportation department on Sunday announced an increase of 18% revenue during the first 6 months of the Afghan calendar year. Provincial transportation department chief Ahmad Javid Aimaq said there has been a significant increase

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Investment in Afghanistan up by 20%

By Ahmadshah Ghanizada- Officials in the ministry of commerce and trade of Afghanistan on Saturday announced 20 percent investment growth in Afghanistan. Afghan commerce and trade minister Anwar-ul-Haq Ahadi, speaking during a press conference in Kabul, said around $400 million

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Potato price declining in Bamyan

Bamyan farmers are complaining that the price of potatoes is at its lowest record in the province. According to the farmers, Pakistani potatoes are bought at 140 AFN per seven kg, while the same quantity of Afghan potatoes is bought

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Launch of Township project for 50,000 people

Work on a township in the Zarin area of the Yakawlang district of central Bamyan province was inaugurated by the vice president, Mohammad Karim Khalili. With a capacity of housing for 50,000 people, the township would have all facilities, such

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President Karzai Assigns a High Council to Monitor Economic Growth

President Hamid Karzai has set up a High Economic Council, led by the president himself, to boost the country’s economy. The Council would include three representatives from the private sector, university scholars and the Cabinet. Minister of Commerce and Industries

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