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Development projects implemented in Takhar

The government implemented more than 200 uplift projects in the northern province of Takhar in the past one year. These projects were executed under the National Solidarity Program (NSP) at a total cost of more than 82mn AFN, with 10%

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Should Afghanistan ban export of medicinal herbs?

The Afghan government had to ban export of medicinal herbs after the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) warned about the possible extinction of certain plants that were used for medicinal herbs. The ban came in January when NEPA sent a

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Bamyan potato production meets 60% of Afghanistan’s demand

Bamyan potato farmers would supply 50% of Afghanistan’s demands in previous years; however, this year’s production is estimated to meet 60% of the demand. Known for its unique quality and taste, potatoes from Bamyan are not only exported to other

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Friends Who Only Phone When They Want Something

I am sure that you, like me, have friends who only call when they want something. I recently realised I have become tired of phoning them to ask them out to places and they never proactively phone us. As I

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Afghan women participate in the tree planting campaign

Hundreds of women accompanied the Kabul Municipality in the tree plantation campaign held in Kabul. The campaign was launched by the Women Committee of the Afghan Democratic Association. Head of the Committee Mahnaz Malestani said 3000 seedlings were planted from

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Second phase of the Bamyan-Wardak road construction begins

Work on the second phase of the Bamyan-Wardak highway has begun and is expected to be completed in a year, said Public Works officials. The project involves construction of a 500m long tunnel, bridges, culverts, protection walls and galleries along

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