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The Role of Public-Private Partnership Towards Peace & Prosperity in Afghanistan

In the context of the 2020 Afghanistan Conference, the European Union (EU) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today co-hosted an international virtual meeting to discuss the contribution of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) towards peace and prosperity in Afghanistan. The event

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Challenges Facing Afghan Entrepreneurs

The week of November 16-22 marked the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in Kabul. GEW is a celebration of innovators who dream big and launch startups that bring ideas to life. Each November, GEW reaches millions of people of all ages

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Today’s Exchange Rates in Kabul Market

1USD دالر 1 76.95 1 EUR 1 یورو 90.20 1 POUND 1 پوند 100 1 S.RIAL 1 ریال سعودی 20.20 1 UAE DIRHAMS 1 درهم امارات 20.25 1 FRANC 1 فرانک 82.80 1 AUS $ 1 دالر آسترالیا 54.70 1

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Afghanistan’s Newspaper Etilaaz Roz Nominated for 2020 Anti-Corruption Award

Afghan journalist Zaki Daryabi, Editor-in-Chief of newspaper Etilaat Roz, is among the list of shortlisted nominees for the 2020 Anti-Corruption Award selected by the Anti-Corruption Committee of Transparency International. Transparency International has shortlisted four nominees for the 2020 Anti-Corruption Award

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Fiscal Implications of COVID-19 in Afghanistan

COVID-19 pandemic has set back Afghanistan’s economic growth by several years. It exposed structural and resource gaps in responding to unforeseen events such as pandemics. The country had to reallocate resources from long-term development priorities to fighting this health crisis.

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“Insomnia” – Deutsche Welle Campaign Promotes Freedom & Human Rights

With a new short film, Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle highlights what keeps autocrats up at night: a free and independent press.   For more than 50 years, DW has supported unbiased information and democratic values in over 180 countries worldwide. A working, independent press plays

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15% Increase in Afghanistan’s Exports Through Air Corridors

Despite the spread of the coronavirus in Afghanistan and other countries over the past nine months, Afghanistan’s exports have increased this year, according to the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI). Afghanistan exported 2,700 tons of goods last year,

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Asian Countries Bounce Back From COVID-19

Asian economies are leading the way for a global economic recovery after being severely hit by the lockdowns. As one of the largest manufacturers of laptops, communication equipment and other electronics, Asian countries are enjoying the “Zoom boom”—a phrase that

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Bamyan’s 2nd Airport To Be Established Soon

The Afghan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) has started the survey work in Dasht-e-Shibarto area of Bamyan where the province’s second airport will be built.  The project will help facilitate domestic flights and improve the tourism sector.  Bamiyan is one of the

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Aga Khan to Restore Herat’s Ancient Minaret

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has committed to restore an ancient minaret in the city of Herat. Presidential spokesperson Sediq Seddiqi said AKDN in a letter to President Ghani has vowed to help the Afghan government in restoration and

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CoST Afghanistan Reports On Challenges in Implementing 16 National Infrastructure Projects

CoST Afghanistan report on transparency and accountability on the National Infrastructure Projects, highlights key challenges in the implementation and disclosure of project information.   According to the report’s findings, the Government of Afghanistan has prioritized 16 National infrastructure projects in the

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Japan Contributes $9mn to Support UNICEF Efforts in Afghanistan

Japan has pledged 940mn Yen (equivalent to $9mn) to UNICEF to support emergency needs of Afghan children and women. An agreement to that effect was signed between Chargé de’ Affaires Takahashi Yoshiaki and UNICEF representative in Kabul Shima Sen Gupta

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Badakhshan’s Walnut Production Down 50% Due to Climate Change

Agriculture officials in Badakhshan have reported a 50% reduction in walnut production in the province due to climate change. “Walnut production in Badakhshan is 50% lower than previous years due to climate change and untimely cold weather,” said Kaikawos Taksari,

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Afghan Finance Ministry Collects Over 7bn AFN in Revenue in Two Weeks

The Afghan Finance Ministry has reported collecting 7.17bn Afghanis in revenue in the past 15 days, bringing the total revenue amount for this year to around 143bn Afghanis. The breakdown of the collected revenue is reported as follows: 394mn AFN

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Bakhtar, Afghanistan’s 2nd National Airlines Resume Operations

Bakhtar Airlines, which ceased operations at the start of the civil war in 1992, has resumed its operations under the name of “Afghan Bakhtar Alwatana”. The airline company currently owns one aircraft and plans to have two more in the

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A Road Project in Takhar Benefits 36,000 People

The reconstruction of a two-kilometer road in Taloqan District of Takhar Province kicked off on Saturday. Funded by the Afghan-German Cooperation’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF), the project costs about AFN 109 million. The reconstruction project starts at Pule-e-Jalat Village

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First-Ever Paper Production Factory Opens in Kabul

The first-ever paper factory has opened in Kabul, and it has the potential to meet the annual demand for white paper in the country. According to the factory officials, the factory has the capacity to produce 120 tons of paper

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Increase in Figs Production in Herat, Kandahar & Faryab

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) announced fig production has increased in Kandahar, Herat and Faryab provinces this year. Herat agriculture department has noticed a 30 percent increase in the production of figs. Bashir Ahmad, head of agricultural

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First Pistachio Processing Factory Opens in Badghis Province

The first pistachio processing factory in Badghis was inaugurated last week in the presence of local government officials and business community members. With a processing line equipped with five pistachio crushing machines, the factory has the capacity to process 300-500

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WTO To Be Led By A Woman For The First Time In 25 Years

For the first time in its 25-year history, the World Trade Organization will be led by a woman. The field of candidates vying for the position of director-general include Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee. One of them

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Kandahar Produces Five Tons of Pistachios This Year

Kandahar’s Department of Agriculture expect pistachio production in the province to reach five tons this year. “Farmers here are fond of growing pistachios, and we’ve made sure to implement programs that strengthening gardening in the provoince,” said Hafiz Rasidi, Head

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A Branch of Qatar University to Open in Kabul 

The Afghan ministry of higher education announced that a branch of Qatar University will open in Kabul. An agreement to that effect was signed between Afghan Acting Minister of Higher Education Abas Baser and  Qatar Minister of Higher Education Muhammad Abdul

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Germany Pledges EUR 240mn in Aid to Afghanistan

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) commits to invest an overall amount of about AFN 21.3 billion (EUR 240 million) for financial and technical cooperation in 2020. Further funding is provided by BMZ directly to non-governmental

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Turkish Airlines Halt Flights to Afghanistan

The Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) said that Turkish Airline has stopped its flights to Afghanistan for the third time this year. Turkish Airlines resumed its flights to Afghanistan on June 24, after a three month halt due to COVID-19.

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Tom Cruise to Head to Space for His Next Movie

Hollywood star Tom Cruise  will head to space in October 2021 for his upcoming movie.  The Paramount Pictures will make this $200 million worth movie in association with Elon Musk’s SpaceX and NASA. The Space Shuttle Almanac website tweeted that

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