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Chabahar port agreement finalized

The draft Chabahar Agreement was finalized among officials from Afghanistan, India and Iran on Monday in New Delhi, India. The meeting was attended by Afghan representatives from ministries of Foreign Affairs, Commerce and Industries, Transport and Civil Aviation, Afghanistan’s railway

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Afghanistan wins AIM 2016 Investment Award

The Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) recognizes the top investment support agencies from across the globe after observing their strategies, programs and achievements in attracting investment in their countries. This year’s ceremony was held at the Dubai World Trade Center from

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USAID recognizes Afghan entrepreneurs in Mazar-e-Sharif

The USAID funded Assistance in Building Afghanistan by Developing Enterprise (ABADE) program conducted a ceremony to express appreciation to 35 of its Afghan partners in public-private alliances in the Northern region. The ceremony held in Mazar on Sunday, April 10,

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Shakespeare’s Globe Theater stages Hamlet in Kabul

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre staged Shakespeare’s most popular tragedy, Hamlet, for a local audience at the UK embassy in Kabul on Sunday night. The show was held in conjunction with the British Council and was attended by high-ranking Afghan officials, students

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Afghanistan, Pakistan to join a venture in the field of higher education

Afghanistan and Pakistan officials have agreed on collaborating in the field of higher education by embarking on a joint venture, which will be finalized with the approval of both countries. The agreement was made between Afghan Ambassador Omar Zakhilwal and

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Afghanistan’s growth rate projected at 2.9% in 2017

According to World Bank’s twice-a-year South Asia Economic Focus, which was released on Monday, Afghanistan’s economic growth rate is expected to only marginally increase from 1.9% in 2016 to 2.9% in 2017. The report has cited persisting political and security

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