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Afghan government collects 7% more customs revenue this year

Afghan Ministry of Finance has collected 54.68bn AFN in customs revenue this year, which is up by 7% over last year’s earnings. The revenue stood at 51.98bn AFN during the first six months last year. The boost in revenue comes

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EU, Afghanistan initial Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development

The chief negotiators of the European Union and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan have today in Kabul initialed the Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development (CAPD), in the presence of President Ashraf Ghani. President Ghani, commending the

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Afghan government cuts USD 10mn in Hajj expenses

Hajj and Religion Affairs Minister announced on Thursday that Hajj expenses have reduce by USD 10mn this year. Minister Faiz Mohammad Osmani said the cost of round-trip ticket to Saudi Arabia was reduced from USD 2,700 to USD 2,450 this

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Japan donates 106 machineries to Afghanistan for road maintenance

The Japanese government has donated 106 different machineries to the Afghan Ministry of Public Works for road maintenance in 12 provinces. The machineries were handed over to the Afghan government at a ceremony on Wednesday. The handover ceremony was attended

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Jawzjan-Balkh gas pipeline to be completed in two years

Afghan Mines Minister Daud Shah Saba and local officials in Dehdad district of Jawzjan province inaugurated the construction works on a 95-km gas pipeline stretching from Dehdad to Bargah area of Balkh province. The gas pipeline is expected to meet

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Turkmenistan continues work on the Afghan-Turkmen-Tajik railway

Turkmenistan continues construction work on the Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Tajikistan highway, reports Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper. According to the source, the work on the construction of ground infrastructure facilities is underway on the 23rd kilometer; the work on filling rubble-gravel mixtures is underway on

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Dozens of Afghans found jobs at Herat Job Fair

A mega 2-day job fair was held in Herat province of Afghanistan on June 16-17 by the USAID’s Afghanistan Workforce Development Program (AWDP) in partnership with nine private vocational and business training providers of the Herat Provincial government. The event

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Afghanistan’s first ever Dispute Resolution Center opens in Kabul

The Afghanistan Center for Commercial Dispute Resolution (ACDR) was officially inaugurated on Tuesday in Kabul. The first center of its profile in Afghanistan, ACDR is open to provide domestic and international mediation services, calculation services (and will provide arbitration services

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How to create one million private sector jobs in Afghanistan?

Author: Sayed Aziz Azimi Despite the steady stream of alarming news from Afghanistan, the greatest threat to its stability and security is not the Taliban, al Qaeda, or Islamist fundamentalists-it is unemployment. Similarly, the primary reason why so many well-intentioned

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