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Development of Hajigak site to happen in phases

Led by the state-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), the Afghan Iron and Steel Consortium (AIFSCO) has concluded negotiations with Afghan Mines Minister Wahidullah Shahrani on fulfilling its commitment of developing the Hajigak site in phases. After winning bid

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Two major gas projects to be established in Sheberghan

Work on the implementation of two major gas projects worth USD 57mn has begun in Sheberghan, capital city of Jawzjan. The projects include extension of a 94km new gas pipeline between Sheberghan and Mazar-e-Sharif along with the installation of a

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3 companies shortlisted for oil extraction in Afghanistan

Minister of Mines Waheedullah Shahrani announced on Monday that bids from companies of Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey have been shortlisted for a major oil and gas exploration project in the Tajik Basin in northern Afghanistan. The companies

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Oil extraction begins in Amu River in northern Afghanistan

The China National Petroleum Corporation begins extracting oil from the Amur River basin in northern Afghanistan. The firm won the 25-year contract for oil extraction last year, covering drilling and a planned refinery in the northern provinces of Faryab and

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Afghan Ministry of Mines working to bring transparency in the mining contracts

Speaking at a conference in Kabul, Mines Minister Waheedullah Shahrani acknowledged that many of the mining agreements are marred by flaws and technical imperfections. Minister Shahrani linked the inaccuracies in the contracts with the ministry’s poor capacity and lack of

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Exxon’s appetite to invest in Afghanistan fading?!

Mining Minister Waheedullah Sharani said that Exxon Mobil Corp, the world’s biggest non-state oil company, has not yet turned up for a site tour of the new Afghan oil concession in the north of the country. Exxon is one of

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Afghanistan minerals smuggled to Pakistan

Minister of Mines Wahidullah Shahrani informed the Meshrano Jirga, or upper house of parliament, about the smuggling of precious and semi-precious stones from Afghanistan to Pakistan. Pakistan generates about USD 350mn revenue on smuggling of these stones annually, while Afghanistan

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