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Balkh to assist Ghazni in their preparation for the 2013 ceremony

Balkh officials have expressed their willingness to participate in the reconstruction process of Ghazni. Ghazni is preparing itself for the 2013 ceremony, when the city will officially receive its title as the center for Islamic Culture and Civilization. Head of

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ADB pledges USD 200mn for power project

The Asian Development Bank country director for Afghanistan, Joji tokeshi, agreed to grant USD 200mn to Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) for the extension of transmission lines from Turkmenistan to various parts of Afghanistan. DABS CEO Mr. Abdul Razique Samadi

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District Chief of Police, District Leaders Deliver Desks, Chairs to Khakrez School

District Chief of Police Mullah Gul and District Development Assembly shura members delivered 75 desks and chairs to a school in Layti village in Khakrez district, Kandahar province, March 16. The shura elders worked with a Kandahar city contractor for

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Afghan movie nominated for US Boston International Film Festival

Sediq Abedi’s directorial movie, “A Man’s Desire for a Fifth Wife” has been nominated for the US Boston International Film Festival (BIFF) which is due to be held from April 12 to April 21. Filmed mostly in northern Faryab and

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Afghan and Indian investors attend a joint conference in Kabul

A delegation of Indian companies attended a joint conference held in Kabul on Sunday. The conference was attended by 18 Indian companies from various sectors, including cement production, agriculture, car manufacturing, water consulting services, energy and infrastructure, electronics and transportation.

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Afghan traders accuse the government for the soaring prices

In retaliation to the government’s decision on the collection of taxes at entry points, Afghan traders protested and halted supplying goods to major cities. The number of trucks stranded at the gates has increased from 3000 to 6000, according to

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Afghan Finance Ministry appoints new top officials

Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal had proposed a reshuffle of top officials which have been approved by the President. The reshuffle includes changing of 34 senior officers. Former Chief of Pashtany Bank Gul Maqsood Sabi has been appointed as the

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