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Ministry of Mines and Petroleum employees enhance their management skills

An eight-month management training was provided to 24 employees of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP). The participants were able to enhance their administrative and organizational skills. These will help them to realize Afghanistan’s development plan for the extractive

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Afghanistan mining revenue declines by 40%

Afghanistan generated USD 50mn in revenue during the current solar year compared with last year’s over USD 90 million, indicating a 40% decline. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN), Deputy Mines Minister Ahmad Durrani said the decline

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Delay in the approval of Investment Law hampers Afghan economy

The Ministry of Mines (MoM) have expressed concerns over the delay in the approval of the Investment Laws that is yet to be studied by the Parliament. Spokesperson to MoM, Rafi Rafiq Sediqi, said the Investment Laws have not been

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Afghanistan in need of gas storage facilities, says experts

Economic pundits have expressed concerns over the shortage of proper storage facilities in Afghanistan. This comes as work on the Turkmenistan-Afghaistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) project has commenced and is expected to be completed by 2017. Experts said that once the TAPI gas

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Reserves of coal and salt discovered in central Afghanistan

A reserve of coal and salt has been discovered in the Sartangi village of Shahrak District in Ghor province, said a number of residents in the area. The residents said extraction in the site is taking place in an illegal

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Afghan official rejects WSJ report on China-run project

Xinhua — An Afghan government official has described a report of U.S. influential newspaper the Wall Street Journal on sacking coal miners in Bamiyan province and joining them to anti-government militants as biased and utterly rejected. “The report about sacking

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