Afghan Government signs 18 agreements with local construction companies
The projects include road and bridge construction that will be implemented in Baghlan, Nooristan, Nimroz, Khost, Pakisa and Ghazni provinces.
Of the 18 projects, 14 projects fall under the national rural rehabilitation program financed by the World Bank. The remaining 4 projects will be financed by the government budget.
Costing about 1 billion and 256 million AFN, the projects will kick off later this month.
Owed to its proximity to Pakistan, eastern Nangarhar province serves as a major trade route between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The
Haji Nasratullah, Chief of Beekeepers Union, said honey production in Kahmard district of Bamyan is 50% more than last year’s.
China launched its first cargo train to Afghanistan on Friday, officials have reported. The train went from Nantong City, east