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Turkmenistan cuts electricity price for Afghanistan

Turkmenistan will reduce the price of electricity imported to Afghanistan, according to statement from CEO Abdullah Abdullah’s office. The announcement was made during the meeting between visiting Turkmenistan Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Rasit Meredow with CEO Abdullah Abdullah.

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Results of Afghanistan’s 2-year food fortification project released

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), and the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in Afghanistan released the implementation results of a two-year food fortification project in Afghanistan on Sunday. The document,

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Afghanistan mining revenue reaches 6bn AFN

The Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) has recorded over 6 billion Afghanis in revenue this year, showing a considerable increase over 2016. According to MoMP spokesperson Abdul Qadir Motafi, in 2016 the total revenue had reached 4.7 billion

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Saffron festival opens in Kabul

The first Saffron Festival kicked off in Kabul on Monday in a bid to promote saffron cultivation in the country. The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) aims to cultivate saffron in 3000 acres of land in 31

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Visa-on-arrival for foreign investors coming to Kabul

The Afghan government has decided to issue visa-on-arrival for foreign investors and business people at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in capital Kabul through representatives of the country’s Border Police of Ministry of Interior. The investors are required to provide

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First phase of Chabahar port connecting Afghanistan, Iran and India inaugurated

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the first phase of the Chabahar port on the Gulf of Oman on Sunday. Situated on the Gulf of Oman in the Sistan-Balochistan province of Iran, the port will open a new trading routes connecting

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