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JICA funds development projects in Bamyan, Baghlan provinces

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has funded implementation of 14 developmental projects for public welfare in central Bamyan and northern Baghlan provinces. Welfare projects in Bamyan included construction of 3.5km embankments and three bridges—one for vehicles and two for

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2 warehouses constructed in Nimroz province

Two large warehouses have been established in southwestern Nimroz province with each having the capacity to store 30 containers. The province is also going to witness a new car parking at the dry port by next year. The park is

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Afghan government’s treasury emptied due to protracted presidential elections

The long-drawn-out election process has hit the Afghan government’s treasury that is currently meeting budgetary needs only through day-today revenue collection. Afghan Deputy Finance Minister Mustafa Mastoor said the government would be unable to pay public servant salaries if the

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Afghanistan’s saffron export to Europe and Asia increases by 67%

Export Promotion Agency of Afghanistan (EPAA) has reported a 67% increase in Afghanistan’s saffron export to Europe and Asia. According to Najla Habib, head of the EPAA, Afghanistan’s saffron export has reached USD 1mn. EPAA officials called on the government

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Afghan Finance Minister warns of economic crisis

In an exclusive interview with BBC News, Afghan Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal warned of a possible economic crisis to hit Afghanistan as a result of the election deadlock. According to Zakhilwal, the political impasse has resulted in capital flight

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