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Herat residents thank India for their role in Afghanistan’s reconstruction process

Residents showered Indian workers in Indian Consulate of Herat with flowers and thanked them for their support in reconstructing Afghanistan post the years of conflict. India is funding construction of the major Salma Dam which is expected to produce 42

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Herat expecting a 20% increase in grape production

Agriculture officials of Herat are anticipating a 20% increase in grape production in the province this year, expecting a collection of at least 125,000 tons of grapes. Known as the hub for Afghanistan’s grape production, Herat produces over 70 types

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Bollywood stars as teens

Arjun Kapoor   Deepika Padukone Kangana Renaut     Katrina Kaif     Ranbir Kapoor     Ranveer Singh     Sidharth Malhotra     Sonam Kapoor   Varun Dhawan    

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Business tendency deteriorating in Afghanistan

The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) released its 7th Business Tendency Survey report which reveals that business condition in Afghanistan has deteriorated in the last three months. The report was released at a ceremony on 04 August 2015

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United States to pledge USD 800mn to Afghanistan under New Development Partnership

Afghan Minister of Finance Hakimi, the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan P. Michael McKinley, and the USAID Mission Director William Hammink signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the New Development Partnership on August 3, 2015. The New Development Partnership reflects the

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Gas prices to drop soon in Afghan markets

The Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) announced on Monday that the price of gas is soon going to drop as the country is expected more gas imports at Hairaton port. Ministry spokesperson Musafar Quqandi said the sudden rise

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President Ghani’s promises for Afghan economy

Asphalt a two-lane road from Kandahar to Uruzgan provinces. Create offices for responsible city planning to handle the rapid growth of Afghanistan’s cities, with a priority given to Kabul Create a secure environment for the construction Salma Dam in Herat

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Iran sees its first sanctions removal since the nuclear agreement

The European Union has lifted sanctions on two Iran oil companies which are part of a group involved in extracting natural gas from Iran’s South Pars field. This is the first such action since Iran reached a nuclear agreement with

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Benefits of Afghanistan’s Accession to the World Trade Organization

By: Waliullah Zadran Afghanistan a least-developed country and landlocked economy is yet to become Member of the World Trade Organization (“WTO”). Afghanistan has currently Observer Status and will be granted membership after the final working party report is adopted and

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