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Afghan Agriculture Ministry to launch various projects

Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) have on the cards various projects under their 2013-2016 plan. Addressing a meeting on the plan, Minister Mohammad Asif Rahimi said his Ministry was constructing five slaughter houses and 700 cold storage

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National Solidarity Program executes 170 projects in Kunduz

As many as 170 development projects were completed under the National Solidarity Program (NSP) in northern Kunduz province. The projects included construction of 124 kilometers canals and 180 culverts, digging potable water wells and asphalting of 340 kilometers road. Head

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Baghlan municipality records USD 3mn deficit in its revenue

Revenue in the Municipality of Baghlan’s capital city, Pul-e-Khumri,  has decreased from last year’s USD 4mn to USD 3mn this year. Head of the Municipality, Noor Mohammad Nek Khwa, linked the unprecedented decline in revenue to the “unnecessary shuffle of

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US lawmakers slash development aid to Afghanistan by 50%

The US Congress have cut development aid to Afghanistan by 50% for fiscal 2014. In a massive spending bill signed into law on Friday by President Barack Obama, US Congress earmarked USD 1.12 billion for overall civilian assistance to Afghanistan,

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Afghan Finance Ministry’s revenue increases by 300mn AFN

Afghan Finance Ministry official said revenue of the Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO) increased by 300mn AFN compared to the previous year. Addressing a press conference in Kabul, MTO Director Subhanullah Fahimi said the ministry’s income reached 10.6bn AFN, indicating a

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