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New AISA compound to be built in Khost

A new compound for the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) branch in Khost would be constructed soon, said Governor Abdul Jabar Naemi. The two-story building would help facilitate the Agency’s activities and encourage people to invest in Khost. Mr. Naemi

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USD 1mn power project to be implemented across Afghanistan

Water and Energy Minister Ismail Khan announced Wednesday that a major power project providing cheap electricity to residents across the country would be implemented at a total cost of USD 1mn. The project, funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB),

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Local investors to receive tax benefits: Afghan Commerce Minister

Commerce and Industries Ministries Anwarul Haq Ahadi announced Tuesday that tax benefits to local investors would increase post-2014. He added a 10% reduction in taxes would be granted to those who invest in factory making in Afghanistan in the next

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Indian investors to visit Afghanistan

A group of Indian investors are headed for Afghanistan to explore investment opportunities mainly in the textiles, mines, health services and the agricultural sectors of the economy. “Our main objective is to see a self-reliant Afghanistan. We have come here

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Drowning In Sorrow? Not Anymore

For years, the villages of Sinak and Hazari in southern Afghanistan suffered the consequences of broken flood barriers and blocked canals. The municipal drainage infrastructure they shared was badly dam-aged. Village elders recall that “the canals were full of sediment

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Afghan Women Judges Encourage Female Students to Join Their Ranks

Afghan women face frequent discrimination, and under Afghan culture, it is more acceptable for women to express their grievances to female, rather than male, judges. Yet only around ten percent of the Afghan judiciary is female. More women judges could

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Australia pledges USD 25mn to Uruzgan province

Australia has pledged to give USD 25mn in aid for reconstruction projects in Uruzgan province in the next three years. The aid will be spent through the Rural Development and Public Affairs departments in all the districts of the province.

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