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USD 111 million Aid to Afghanistan from Japan

Japan has agreed to provide an aid of worth USD 111 million to Afghanistan for the purpose of various development and construction projects. The agreement was signed today between Afghanistan’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Jawid Ludin, and Reichiro Takahashi, Japan’s Ambassador

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Expansion and intensification of Afghan German Development Cooperation

Today, the Minister of Finance of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal (MoF), and Dirk Niebel, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of the Federal Republic of Germany, officially signed the summary record of the

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The Minister of Mines announces Oil Tender at the APPEX Conference

Afghanistan is seeking bidders for oil exploration and production in the Afghan-Tajik Basin of northern Afghanistan. H.E. Minister Wahidullah Shahrani, Minister of Mines of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, announced today at the APPEX Conference in London that Afghanistan is

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Saffron Suits Helmand's Climate

Trials over the past year to grow saffron in Helmand province have proved successful with the province’s climate suiting the plant well, the provincial director of the Department of Agriculture, Obaidullah Ahmadzai, said. The scheme also included some training for

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Saffron Suits Helmand’s Climate

Trials over the past year to grow saffron in Helmand province have proved successful with the province’s climate suiting the plant well, the provincial director of the Department of Agriculture, Obaidullah Ahmadzai, said. The scheme also included some training for

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First Afghan Russia Joint Economic Commission (JEC) Meeting

The first meeting of Afghan-Russia Joint Economic Commission was held on 1st -2nd March 2012 in Moscow, capital of Russia. The Afghan delegation was led by Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Finance and the Russian delegation was headed by Mr. Sergey Shmatko, Minister

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How Afghanistan Can Escape the Resource Curse

Until just a few weeks ago, serious talk about an Afghan economy based on natural resources seemed premature. But as Kabul inks more mining deals with international investors — it awarded two major tenders at the end of 2011 —

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EUCCA Inauguration in Afghanistan

The European Chamber of Commerce was inaugurated in Afghanistan at Kabul Serena. The ceremony was attended by H.E. Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Finance, H.E. Anwar-ul-Haq Ahadi and EU Special Representative, Vygaudas Usackas.                The Chamber would work with the Afghan

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Investment in the Poultry Sector in Nangarhar

The Inter Ministerial Committee, the managing body of the Comprehensive Agriculture and Rural Development – Facility (CARD-F) in their first official trip to Jalalabad Province has participated in the signing of the contract for the Economic Development Package (EDP) designed

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Kidnappings Harming Business in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — Shour Niazi says the armed men who abducted him wore the uniforms of the National Security Directorate, the domestic intelligence agency. After hustling him into a waiting vehicle, the local businessman said his kidnappers placed a black

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Afghan carpets secure first position in Dubai exhibition

Afghan carpets were recognized as the best rugs and secured the first position during a Middle East exhibition in Dubai. The exhibition was organized from January 5, 2012 to February 5, 2012 and was participated by 14 countries. Afghan Commerce

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Afghan carpets secure first position in Dubai exhibition

Afghan carpets were recognized as the best rugs and secured the first position during a Middle East exhibition in Dubai. The exhibition was organized from January 5, 2012 to February 5, 2012 and was participated by 14 countries. Afghan Commerce

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Afghan carpets secure first position in Dubai exhibition

Afghan carpets were recognized as the best rugs and secured the first position during a Middle East exhibition in Dubai. The exhibition was organized from January 5, 2012 to February 5, 2012 and was participated by 14 countries. Afghan Commerce

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Afghan carpets secure first position in Dubai exhibition

Afghan carpets were recognized as the best rugs and secured the first position during a Middle East exhibition in Dubai. The exhibition was organized from January 5, 2012 to February 5, 2012 and was participated by 14 countries. Afghan Commerce

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Afghanistan to Become Main Transit Route for Central Asia

Afghanistan is making efforts to become one of the main transit routes for Central Asian countries, Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries says. Afghan Minister of Commerce and Industries, Anwar-ul-Haq Ahadi during an interview with Turkmenistan’s national television said that

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