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Price of rice and sugar fall, diesel and gas go up

Pajhwok Afghan News Weekly Price Report- The prices of rice and sugar decreased while the rates of diesel and gas went up during the outgoing going week in the capital Kabul, retailers said on Thursday. The price of a 50-kilogram

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8 Kazakh companies signed contracts with Afghan companies

Following the “Kazakhstan-Afghanistan business-to-business matchmaking” meeting, eight Kazakh companies signed contracts worth USD 5mn with Afghan companies. “I have established a great contact with an Afghan trader for exporting butter to Afghanistan. This is just the beginning. We invite our

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US procures new training equipment for Afghan Air Force

The US government has purchased a new training technology for Afghan Air Force at the Shindand Air Base in Herat province. Costing around USD 25mn, the full package of equipment includes high-tech flight simulators that will allow pilots to practice

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Japan funds demining of more than one million square meters of land in Afghanistan

The Japanese government announced to donate USD one million to the British demining company, HALO Trust, for demining more than one square meters of agriculture land in three provinces. The project involves training, equipping and deploying of 233 deminers and

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Government yet to complete development projects in Nangarhar

Residents and Provincial Council and Development Council officials from Nangarhar province criticized the government for failing to living up to its commitments. The Afghan government had promised to complete the construction of Behsood bridge and second lane of Kabul-Jalalabad-Torkham highways;

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SCA constructed health clinic and school in Samangan and Kunar provinces

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) completed construction of a Comprehensive Health Clinic (CHC) and a school building and handed-over to provincial authorities. With construction of a Comprehensive Health Clinic (CHC) by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan in Sar-Bagh district of

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Donors reiterate aid pledges to Afghan government

 The international community on Wednesday at the conference on the evaluation of Afghanistan’s commitments progress reaffirmed the aid pledges held out at last year’s Tokyo Conference. “Our international colleagues have once again renewed their commitment to 16 billion dollars assistance,

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Kazakh entrepreneurs ready to invest in Afghanistan

Addressing a gathering in Kabul on “Kazakhstan-Afghanistan business-to-business matchmaking”, Kazakhstan Ambassador Omirtay Bitimov said businessmen from his country were ready to invest in Afghanistan’s different sectors. “The private sector of Kazakhstan should not wait for stability in Afghanistan. While waiting

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