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UK to provide £9m to support rural Afghan girls’ education

The United Kingdom has pledged to grant 9 million pounds to support girls’ education in rural areas of Afghanistan. An agreement to that effect was signed between British ambassador to Kabul, Karen Pierce, and Afghan Education Minister Asadullah Hanif Balkhi

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Afghan Agriculture Ministry builds over 500 potato storages in Bamyan

The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture has funded construction of over 500 potato storages for farmers in Bamyan province. Built at a cost of about 240mn Afghanis, the storages have a total capacity of over 10,000 tons. Bamyan is known for

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Kabul’s newly-reconstructed roads inaugurated

Acting Mayor Abdul Ahad Wahid inaugurated the newly-reconstructed roads in capital Kabul on Monday. Funded by the World Bank, the roads measuring three kilometers were reconstructed at a cost of USD 1.7mn. The two-kilometer road was constructed from Masood Square

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Afghanistan & Kazakhstan sign 2 agreements, 4 MoUs

The Afghan and Kazakh government signed two agreements and 4 memorandum of understandings (MoUs). According to a statement from Afghan presidential palace, the agreements were on cooperation in the fields of culture and civil defense and prevention and emergency response.

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Road shows help Afghan poultry sector find new investors

The Balkh Chamber of Commerce and Industries held a series of poultry road shows in the past week in Mazar-e Sharif that let farmers and producers exhibit their produce and machinery and help attract new investors. Financial and technical assistance

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10% telecom service tax justified as step towards self-sufficiency

Afghan Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi was summoned by the Lower House of the Parliament, or Wolesi Jirga, to justify the 10% telecom service tax that is being collected despite outrage from the general public and the parliamentarians. Minister Hakimi said

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