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Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan ink agreement on railway construction

Presidents of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan signed a trilateral framework agreement on the construction of a railroad in a tripartite meeting in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Leaders of the two neighboring countries arrived in Turkmenistan to participate in the celebration of Nawroz

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Afghanistan witnesses a slower economic growth in 1391

According to reports, Afghanistan’s economic growth in 1391 was lower than previous year. Afghanistan’s balance of trade stood at -95%.  The country’s widening gap between Afghanistan’s exports and imports is seen as a potential threat to the economy of Afghanistan

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Afghan Civil Aviation Ministry to build an airport in Nuristan

The Afghan Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation is planning to build an airport in Parun, center of the eastern province of Nuristan, in a bid to boost development in the area. With a runway of 1.2km, the airport site

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Corruption persists in customs department- Minister Zakhilwal

Afghan Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal called on Ministry’s officials to tackle the issue of corruption in the customs department. The efforts put into eradicating corruption in Afghanistan have had no positive results, according to the officials. Minister Zakhilwal said

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Foreign Ministers from dozens of Islamic countries to visit Ghazni

Foreign Ministers from about 40 Islamic countries are invited to visit Ghazni. In the wake of criticism of the deteriorating security situation and the implementation of reconstruction projects in Ghazni, dozens of Foreign Ministers are invited to visit the province.

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More Companies Are Buying Cyber Insurance

With stories about data breaches, lawsuits, and hacking attacks fast becoming a staple in the daily news cycle, it is fascinating to see how companies are responding to cyber and privacy risks in the real world. Marsh just released a

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Traders strike in Herat province

Traders in Herat province protested against the Council of Ministers’ decision on the collection of municipality taxes from Afghan traders at cities’ entry points. They said the decision denotes the extent of corruption that exists in Afghanistan and warned they

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Concerns of Afghan engaged men on this New Year

It is New Year tomorrow in Afghanistan. People are out shopping, cleaning the house and cooking different kinds of food  for Nawroz. Afghan boys who are engaged have to make sure to buy Nawrozi (New Year’s gift) for their fiancé.

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Afghanistan Youth to Receive Skills Boost for Better Jobs

The World Bank today approved a $55 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) to assist Afghan youth to advance their skills and competencies as the country expands its work force. A skilled and employable workforce is important to

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