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Problems with mining law hampering investment in Afghanistan

The Natural Resources Monitoring Network (NRMN) have highlighted problems present in Afghanistan’s mining law and called on the government to amend the law in order to boost investment. According to NRMN, the mining law is a major hurdle to investment

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ADB appoints first female director in Pakistan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Chinese national Xiaohong Yang as the new Country Director for Pakistan– Yang is ADB’s first female Country Director in Pakistan and will lead the implementation of ADB’s Country Partnership Strategy 2015-2019, which focuses

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Third Business Climate Conference held in Kabul

The third Business Climate Conference was held in Kabul by the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) and the Afghan-German Cooperation’s program for Sustainable Economic Development and Employment Promotion (SEDEP). Representatives of the private and public sectors met to

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Afghanistan’s National Procurement Committee approves 5 contracts

The National Procurement Committee, chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, approved five contracts worth 5.5bn AFN during a meeting on Sunday evening. The contracts approved included purchase of fuel for the departments of the Chief Executive Office and the Afghan

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