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Delay in the approval of Investment Law hampers Afghan economy

The Ministry of Mines (MoM) have expressed concerns over the delay in the approval of the Investment Laws that is yet to be studied by the Parliament. Spokesperson to MoM, Rafi Rafiq Sediqi, said the Investment Laws have not been

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Indian company to execute power project in Afghanistan

Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) signed a contract with an Indian company, Gammon India, for a power project that would benefit over 7,000 families. The project involves transferring of 20KW electricity from Mazar-e -Sharif to Balkh province through

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A 21 km road to be graveled in Samangan province

A 21-km road, connecting Khuram Sarbaagh district with Do Aab district of Samangan, is being graveled by the Ministry of Public Works. Head of Public Works in Samangan, Eng. Zia Humayun, said the 6m wide road would help resolve the

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Chinese company pulls out of the Iran-Pak gas pipeline project

A Chinese company, which had offered USD 500mn to fund the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline, has backed out, leaving Pakistan to knock on Iran’s door for further funding. This comes after Pakistani government expressed its unwillingness to extend the bid validity

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Afghanistan storms into the SAFF Cup final after 1-0 victory against Nepal

The Afghan National Football Team narrowly beat Nepal 1-0 in the semi-final match of the 2013 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup on Sunday night. After its harrowing victory against the tournament hosts, Afghanistan will face-off against the winner of

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Afghan Ministry of Public Health repudiates SIGAR’s corruption allegations

The Ministry of Public Health has refuted all the charges lodged against them in the report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). SIGAR in a recent report said the financial audit of the ministry was marked with

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