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Rockfalls block Kabul-Jalalabad Highway

A series of rockfalls over the highway between Kabul city and eastern Nangarhar province have obstructed the road. The incidents have not caused harm to people so far, said the officials. The first landslide incident took place in the Darunta

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Corruption at the Afghan government level on the rise

The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) said graft at the government level has increased, with most of it stemming from the national sources of income, mainly customs. This indicated the lack of commitment from the government towards

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Neighboring countries’ bazaars on the border hurting Afghan market

The Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) said bazaars set up by neighboring countries on the borders damage local industry by selling products at lower prices. According to Director of ACCI’s international relations Azarakhsh Hafezi, the border bazaars are

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India, Iran set to ink agreement on transiting goods to Afghanistan

India is set to sign an agreement with Iran on transporting goods to Afghanistan and to invest over USD 100mn in the Iranian port city of Chabahar. Located 72km west of Pakistan’s Gwardar port, Chabahar port holds immense strategic and

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Distribution of computerized passports begins in Kabul

The Afghan Interior Ministry has officially begun printing and distribution process of computerized passports. According to the officials, the new passports will prevent making of forged passports and their usage for criminal purposes. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Head of the

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Afghanistan’s First and Leading Event Management Company is Set to Launch a Series of National & International Events

Pace Event Management Services is Afghanistan’s first and leading event management solutions company based in Kabul-Afghanistan and registered with Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA). It is a part of the Afghan led PACE-GROUP established in 2009. Since its establishment, Pace

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Afghanistan’s First and Leading Event Management Company is Set to Launch a Series of National & International Events

Pace Event Management Services is Afghanistan’s first and leading event management solutions company based in Kabul-Afghanistan and registered with Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA). It is a part of the Afghan led PACE-GROUP established in 2009. Since its establishment, Pace

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Parliament re-summons 11 ministers to answer questions over 2011 budget

Eleven ministers who failed to spend more than 50% of their development budgets in 2011 are summoned once again by the Parliament. The annual accounts of the ministries were discussed last year by 18 parliamentary commissions, which planned to summon

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1391 a good year for saffron export in Afghanistan

According to the Export Promotion Agency of Afghanistan (EPAA), Afghanistan witnessed a 95% increase in its saffron export. Saffron exports augmented to more than 2.8 tons last year. The officials linked the increase to improvement in the product packaging and

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Nangarhar’s development in 1391

Addressing a Nawroz ceremony, Governor Gul Agha Sherzai said up to 1500 uplift schemes have been executed at a cost of USD80mn over the past 12 months in eastern Nangarhar province. The customs department generated revenue of USD 200mn last

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