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Afghan Entrepreneur of the Month- Fereshteh Forough

Fereshteh Forough is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Code to Inspire. Fereshteh is from Herat, Afghanistan. She received her bachelor’s degree in computer science from Herat University and a Master’s degree from Technical University of Berlin in Germany.

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Afghan Entrepreneur of the Month: Roya Mahboob

Roya Mahboob is an Afghan entrepreneur and businesswoman. She is the founder and CEO of the Afghan Citadel Software Company, a full-service software development company based in Herat, Afghanistan. Mahboob has received recognition for being a female CEO in a

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Afghan woman entrepreneur: Fatema Akbari

Fatema Akbari is the owner of Gulistan Sadaqat Company, a furniture manufacturing business in Kabul. Founded in 2003, the business employs close to 100 Afghans, mostly women she has trained as carpenters. A widow herself, she prioritizes hiring women whose

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Azerbaijan eager to support Afghanistan as a partner

On Saturday, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Economy & Industry, Shahin Mustafayev in an official visit to Afghanistan met President Ghani at the presidential palace. The purpose of the visit was to discuss a mutually cooperative partnership between Afghanistan and Azerbaijan. Mr.

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Afghan MPs reject 2014 draft budget

The Lower House of the Parliament rejected the 2014 draft budget after it was submitted to them for review. Lower House Budget Commission Chairman Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi said the draft budget was rejected due to failure of ministries in utilizing

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