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Herat Factory Produces 60,000 Face Masks Daily

A newly launched mask-production plant in Herat produces over 60,000 masks daily as the demand and price for masks have skyrocketed following the spread of the coronavirus in the province. According to the Ministry of Public Health, the masks produced

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Preparing the Removal of Bamiyan from the List of World Heritage in Danger

Afghanistan officially endorsed a new project in the Culture Sector, in an agreement signed between Mitsuji Suzuka, Ambassador of the Embassy of Japan and Jordan Naidoo, Director of the UNESCO Kabul Office and Representative to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

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First-ever Afghan Freight Train Leaves Karachi for Kandahar

The first-ever Afghan transit trade train departed from Karachi on Saturday, transiting a cargo of 35 containers to Chaman and Kandahar. The train service, called Goods in Transit to Afghanistan (GITA), was inaugurated by Pakistan Railways. According to sources, 5-7

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The Do’s and Dont’s in an interview

How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot in the Interview 1) Stop using generalities, like “I’m a problem-solver” and “I’m a real team player.” Generalities about strengths are ignored, forgotten, or not heard. When interviewers evaluate a candidate they recall

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Afghanistan’s Median Household Income Exceeds Pakistan’s

According to data gathered by Gallup, Afghanistan’s median household income is $4,121, with median per-capital income of $378. Afghanistan’s median household income exceeds that of Pakistan’s ($4,060) and 38 other countries, including Kyrgzystan, Sri Lanka, India and Philippines. The median

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Afghan Exporters Showcase Afghanistan’s Finest Products at GulFood Expo Dubai

Twenty-six exporters of Afghanistan’s finest fruits, nuts, juices, saffron, and spices are showcasing their products for international buyers at the world’s largest annual food and hospitality trade show—Gulfood Expo Dubai—from February 16 to 20. For the 10th consecutive year, the

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Afghanistan Launches National Trade Policy

The Afghan government has launched the Afghanistan National Trade Policy (ANTP)–a new initiative to spur growth and create jobs by boosting the export capacities of the country’s private sector, to trade with regional and global markets. Afghanistan’s Minister of Industry

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Exports of Afghan Pine Nuts to China Resume

Afghanistan’s exports of pine nuts to China through the Turkish Airlines resumed on Sunday, Feb 9 after a 20-day pause. The Turkish Airlines had paused flights to China over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus and the Chinese New

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Short Film On Afghan Girls Skateboarding Wins BAFTA Award

The film on Afghan girls skateboarders, ‘Carol Dysinger’ won the British Short Film award at this year’s Bafta Film Awards on Sunday.  Collecting her award at the Royal  Albert Hall in London, the film’s director Carol Dysinger collected her award and

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Opening of 4 Factories in Kabul

Officials of Kabul’s largest industrial park, Green Industries, have informed about the opening of four new factories.  “Four new factories are inaugurated in Green Industries of Kabul. These factories produce various products including batteries, electricity pylons and food products,” said founder

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Afghanistan Suspends Exports Through Air Corridors to China Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Afghanistan has suspended exports to China through air corridors in an attempt to prevent spread of coronavirus. Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries CEO Sayed Zaman Hashemi said the only private airline that exported up to 20 tons of goods

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Afghanistan Launches Biometric System for Business Licenses

Afghan Ministry of Industries and Commerce announced the launch of biometric system for business licenses under the General Directorate of Central Registration and Intellectual Property. Acting Commerce Minister Ajmal Ahmady inaugurated the biometric system on Sunday. “This system was much

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