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Afghanistan, Russia to sign fuel agreement

In a bid to prevent prices of fuel from soaring any further, the Afghan government plans to increase fuel imports from Russia. With advent of winter season, the heightened demand for fuel has resulted in soaring prices of fuel in

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Afghan farmers demand saffron cultivation training after successful pilot projects

Farmers in Ghazni have demanded training in saffron cultivation after obtaining positive results from last year’s pilot projects. The farmers found the crop business lucrative and have called on the government to provide them further information on how to cultivate

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World Bank funds construction of a road in Laghman

A 14-km road connecting Mehtarlam with Qarghayee district was inaugurated in eastern Laghman province. Funded by the World Bank, the road was built at a cost of about USD 2 million. The road consists of 69 bridges and 643 meter

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Kaldar District Administration Building inaugurated in Balkh Province

Kaldar’s new district administration building was inaugurated in Balkh province to help local government provide better services for citizens, leading to improved relations. The opening ceremony was attended Mohammad Alem Akbari, District Specialist of Balkh Provincial Governor Office, Mirwais Hotak,

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Firewood prices soaring in Kabul

(Pajhwok Afghan News Weekly Price Report) Prices of liquefied gas and firewood jumped and gold rates fell during the outgoing week in Kabul, dealers said on Thursday. One kilogram of gas was sold for 65  AFN against its last week’s

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