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India refuses to invest further in Iran-Afghanistan highway

India has declined to invest more in an infrastructure project with Iran catered for the transportation of Afghan mineral goods by the Iranian port Chabahar. This comes as Iran had demanded India to increase investment on the highway from Chabahar,

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Afghan Mineral Deposits Expected to Provide Jobs, Produce Revenue

Afghanistan is on the cusp of strong economic growth due to a number of factors. A growing middle class has been supported through increasing industrialization and improved stability in the political and monetary systems. The young and energetic population has

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New mining law a bridge to finalize the iron ore project in Afghanistan

The new mining law, which was approved by the Afghan Parliament two months ago, is going to serve a bridge to finalize the ambitious iron ore project in Afghanistan’s Hajigak province. Led by the state-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd

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India’s iron deal with Afghanistan suspended

The USD 10.8 billion worth of iron ore deal between Afghan government and a consortium of Indian companies led by Steal Authority of India and Afghanistan (SAIL) has been suspended, according to reports. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a

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India's iron deal with Afghanistan suspended

The USD 10.8 billion worth of iron ore deal between Afghan government and a consortium of Indian companies led by Steal Authority of India and Afghanistan (SAIL) has been suspended, according to reports. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a

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India and Afghanistan on talks to set up a railway corridor

In order to facilitate exports of iron ore between Afghanistan and its neighboring countries, the Afghan government has held talks with India to set up a 600km long railway line between Bamiyan province in the central part of the country

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Karzai attracting Indian investments to Afghanistan

President Hamid Karzai, currently visiting India, told a gathering in the capital city of Mumbai that his country is ready for Indian investments in mining and other sectors and that India should not hesitate about coming for investment to Afghanistan,

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Regional intelligence interrupting mining services in Afghanistan

Mining Ministry Waheedullah Shahrani said that insecurity in Afghanistan is lessening foreign companies’ interest in investing in the mineral sector of Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s mineral sector is considered one of the main sources of income for the country post-2014; however, officials

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Afghanistan’s natural resources need further research and studying- Jawad Omar

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Mines says that the recent survey on the natural resources of Afghanistan by the U.S. Geological Survey is only a primary survey. A full detection of Afghanistan’s natural resources needs further research and studying. According to the

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Indian, Canadian firms to invest $ 14.6b in Hajigak iron mine

An Indian consortium and a Canadian firm would jointly invest $14.6 billion (729.4 billion afs) in developing the Hajigak iron mine, an official said on Saturday. The mine in central Bamyan province, which is estimated to hold 1.8 billion tonnes

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