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Power project in Nangarhar to be completed soon

A power extension cable from Naghlu dam to eastern Nangarhar would be completed soon, Director of Water and Energy Mohibullah Momand said on Sunday. The project was due to be completed five months ago, but due to insecurity the project

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“Afghanistan is in dire need of consumer rights protection”

By-Ahmad Masoud Consumer rights protection and fair trade competition are among the most forgotten issues in Afghanistan. The majority of consumers in the country are not satisfied with the quality of many products, including medicines, food products, washing powders and

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Iran sanctions hurting Afghanistan’s economy

Afghanistan is repeatedly pinched as the west tightens its sanctions against Iran. Afghani currency has dropped to its lowest value against the dollar in the span of only a few weeks. The reason is linked to the high demand for

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Aynak Ore Creates Dilemma for Treasure

Flanked by waves of mountains and gray desert, the road leading from the Afghan capital to the ancient ruins of Mes Aynak ends abruptly at the foot of a dusty hilltop. From that vantage point, 40 kilometers from Kabul, one

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Afghanistan’s Buddhist site preservation promised

The Afghan government has promised to preserve a historic Buddhist site at the Ainak copper project site. The grounds of Mes Aynak in Logar province are a sprawling 9,800-acre (4,000-hectare) trove of Buddhist monastery ruins, statues and tombs that sit

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Arsenal signs a new £150m deal with Emirates

Arsenal football club extended its short sponsorship to 2019 under a new £150m deal signed with Emirates airline. As part of the deal, the naming rights to the Emirates Stadium in north London were also extended to 2028. Emirates and

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JV Walmart-Bharti suspends India employees amid bribery allegations

Wal-Mart, which currently operates only wholesale stores in India via its joint venture with Bharti, has suspended the chief financial officer and member of the legal team alleged for bribery. The firm is probing into possible violations of a US

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