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President Ghani’s promises for Afghan economy

Asphalt a two-lane road from Kandahar to Uruzgan provinces. Create offices for responsible city planning to handle the rapid growth of Afghanistan’s cities, with a priority given to Kabul Create a secure environment for the construction Salma Dam in Herat

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UN-ESCAP working for Afghanistan’s development and sustainability

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP), which is the UN’s regional development arm, is working on programs aimed at integrating Afghanistan with global economy. The programs will help landlocked Afghanistan to overcome their

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Afghanistan’s economic achievements over the past 13 years

Afghanistan has undoubtedly achieved the most development in its history ever since the Taliban were ousted in 2001. The achievements would not have been possible without the influx of billions of dollars from the international community. It is worth mentioning

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Afghanistan's economy to pick up pace in 2015 and 2016

According to a latest report by the World Bank, Afghanistan’s economic growth would rise to around 5% in 2015 and 2016. The recovery would highly depend on the country’s security situation after the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan. Sensitive

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Afghanistan’s economy to pick up pace in 2015 and 2016

According to a latest report by the World Bank, Afghanistan’s economic growth would rise to around 5% in 2015 and 2016. The recovery would highly depend on the country’s security situation after the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan. Sensitive

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Afghan officials confer on the country's four-year economic plan

Afghan officials, including 2nd Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili, Economy Minister Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, deputy ministers and governors from all provinces attended a conference on Tuesday to discuss the four year economic plan of the country. Economy Minister Arghandiwal said

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Afghan officials confer on the country’s four-year economic plan

Afghan officials, including 2nd Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili, Economy Minister Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, deputy ministers and governors from all provinces attended a conference on Tuesday to discuss the four year economic plan of the country. Economy Minister Arghandiwal said

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Update on Afghanistan’s Economy-World Bank Report

One year into the transition process, Afghanistan sustains robust economic growth. An exceptional harvest, supported by the launch of first large-scale mining activities, increased real GDP growth from 7.3 percent to an estimated 11.8 percent in 2012. Inflation dropped to

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Update on Afghanistan's Economy-World Bank Report

One year into the transition process, Afghanistan sustains robust economic growth. An exceptional harvest, supported by the launch of first large-scale mining activities, increased real GDP growth from 7.3 percent to an estimated 11.8 percent in 2012. Inflation dropped to

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First High Economic Council Meeting Held

The first meeting of the High Economic Council meeting was hosted by President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday. President Karzai set up a High Economic Council, led up by the president himself, to boost the country’s economy. Members include the Ministers

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President Karzai Assigns a High Council to Monitor Economic Growth

President Hamid Karzai has set up a High Economic Council, led by the president himself, to boost the country’s economy. The Council would include three representatives from the private sector, university scholars and the Cabinet. Minister of Commerce and Industries

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Foreign troop withdrawal, fear about impact of Afghan economy

President Obama’s announcement of troop withdrawal in 2014 has given rise to grave concerns about the future of the Afghan economy. Afghan and American officials fear that the pull back of American and other foreign forces will send the already

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