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SCO plays a major role in regional stability

Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah represented Afghanistan at the 14th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting in China this week. The meeting was aimed at boosting pragmatic cooperation within the bloc and promoting economic integration. The SCO can serve as

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Afghan mining contracts won by nepotism: study

According to a latest study by the Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA), Afghanistan’s mining contracts lack transparency and majority of the benefits from benefitting go to the pockets of high-ranking government officials, parliamentarians, powerful individuals and Taliban militants. The study claims

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Afghan government to focus on improvement of IT in education sector

President Ashraf Ghani in his address to the 11th National Information Technology Conference in Kabul emphasized on the need for connecting technology and knowledge. He instructed the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) to link all universities in the

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ADB suspends its funds for the construction of Tajik-Afghan-Turkmen railway

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has suspended its funds for the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railway due to security situation. The funds that were supposed to be allocated for the construction of the railway to development of other areas, ADB

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