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The first trilateral meeting between India, Afghanistan and Iran of the Coordination Council of the Chabahar Agreement took place on October 22 in Tehran, Asia News reported. The Indian delegation was led by TS Tirumurti, Secretary (Economic Relations), while the Afghan and Iran delegations were led by respective Deputy Ministers of Transport. “Detailed discussions were […] 25/10/2018 at 13:04

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The first modern slaughterhouse was inaugurated in capital Kabul during a ceremony which was attended by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and some other high level government officials, including the Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock Nasir Ahmad Durani. The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock in a statement said the proposal for the construction of […] 12/10/2018 at 12:13

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A company founded by a London-based banker signed agreements Friday with the government of Afghanistan to explore for gold and copper in the north of the country, Asia News reported. Centar Ltd. said it hopes to begin exploration in two sites next year and would within a year become one of the largest private-sector employers […] 10/10/2018 at 12:47

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The Afghan government officials are saying that the Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) have spent $884 million last year in Afghanistan, Asia News reported. Dr. Mustafa Mastoor, Afghan Minister of Economy, quoted in a report by Government Media and Information Center (GMIC), said that the aim of this report was to creating transparency and accountability of NGOs […] 20/09/2018 at 12:34

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Afghanistan plans to send the first cargo to Europe via Azerbaijan in the near future, Asia News reported. As noted, the goods will be sent through the Lapis Lazuli route, which runs through Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey and passes on to Europe. The goods will be delivered by road, rail, and maritime transport. Afghanistan […] 1/09/2018 at 09:56

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The World Bank released its latest twice-a-year report regarding the development update in Afghanistan and warned that the country’s recent economic recovery may become at risk. The report states that following the economic shock of the withdrawal of international troops, the associated decline in aid and deterioration in security, and the period of political instability […] 7/08/2018 at 11:03

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Afghanistan’s First Lady Rula Ghani has emphasized the need for women in Afghanistan to play a broader role in the country’s economic sector. Speaking at a pre-summit meeting on the first day of the Seventh Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA VII), Rula Ghani told participants at the women’s economic empowerment forum that all […] 15/11/2017 at 06:45

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International Chamber Of Commerce in Afghanistan holds its 4th board of directors meeting on Wednesday 04/10/17 at ICC Afghanistan office with the participation of majority of the board members and His Excellency Mr. Yao Jing, the ambassador of People’s Republic of China to Afghanistan and the commercial officer of the china embassy. To further promote […] 7/10/2017 at 21:48

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First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani on Wednesday reiterated the call to the international community to help the Afghan government empower women in the country. She said women have a significant role in the economic prosperity of the country. Speaking to delegates at the 3rd Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in Kabul, she highlighted government’s initiatives […] 5/10/2017 at 06:45

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As a newly-introduced trend, the online shopping market is growing in the capital city, Kabul, as people say they have found it an easy way to purchase their favorite goods. Arsalan Amini, owner of an online store, who sells dresses, says he started the business 18 months ago. He said they have a website and […] 1/10/2017 at 10:30