KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR) said on Tuesday Afghans residing abroad have sent some 7 billion dollars worth of remittances in the year 2016.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): The department of commerce and industries in Kandahar has said more than 334 thousand tons of onions have been exported to India last year.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Urban Development Affairs (MoUDA) on Saturday inked deal worth $ 11.4 million with a Turkish company for the establishment of an industrial plant for prefabricated construction materials.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): In a bid to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply to the capital Kabul, a 500 kilowatts sub-station would be built in Baghlan province.
KABUL (SW): Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) has noted that the value of local currency (afghani) against foreign currencies improved by 2.5 percent this year.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Lack of electricity at the Kandahar Industrial Park has led to the closure of more than one hundred production units.
HERAT CITY (SW): Local officials in Herat province have said that the newly built Afghanistan-India Friendship Dam (AIFD) is helping irrigate only 35, 000 hector of land, not the initially promised 75, 000 hectors.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): Truck drivers in Baghlan province have said they are bound to pay money, on one hand to police and on the other to bandits for safe passage on highways.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (SW): Trade deals worth $ 2 million were reportedly signed at the Afghanistan and Iran Exhibition held in Mazar-e-Sharif on Thursday.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): The director for Sher Khan Port has been suspended on the charge of cooperating in confiscation of one thousand five hundred acres of state land.
KABUL (SW): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) has warned to suspend movement of goods if necessary steps are not taken towards curbing ‘extortion’ of transporters by different government departments in Kabul.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Public Works is confident that the annual trade volume at the newly refurbished Aqina Port would surge to 3 million tons by the year 2018.
KABUL (SW): Opportunities for investment worth $ 12.5 million dollar in the agriculture sector have been created across the country, officials said on Tuesday.
ASHGABAT (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani pronounced the newly established rail link with Turkmenistan as a step forwards towards transforming Afghanistan into a roundabout of trade across Asia.
KANDAHAR (SW): Officials at the Kandahar Chamber of Commerce said that this year as much as 5,732 tons of grape worth of $ 1.2 million have been exported to Pakistan.
KABUL (SW): The power utility De Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) has warned consumers in Kabul to cut-down electricity consumption or load-shedding hours would surge manifold.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): Some 300 jerib land has been allocated in Baghlan province to establish a township for the members of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF).
KABUL (SW): Eklil Hakimi, Minister for Finance, presented the draft annual budget for 2017 worth some 466 billion afghanis to the Masharo Jirga (upper house) on Tuesday.
KABUL (SW): De Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS), the power utility has fired some 30 members of its staff on charges of forged meter reading.
KABUL (SW): De Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) revealed on Saturday that only one major defaulter has responded to their calls for clearing outstanding dues.
The Ministry of Finance on Wednesday inked a deal worth $ 76 million with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for irrigation projects in northern and central parts of the country.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), has termed the World Bank’s annual report on trade and investment environment in Afghanistan as ‘incomplete.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Kandahar’s iconic pomegranates are considered the best around the world but lack of resources and support has once again kept its exports below the potential.
KABUL (SW): Citizens across the country are irked by unprecedented hike in the price of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) but officials are blaming illegal hoarders for it.
KABUL (SW): The U.S. government and Afghanistan’s National Unity Government (NUG) on Monday inked deal worth USD 791.16 million in assistance for the support for Afghan-led sustainable development.
Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the Afghan President, opened the second agriculture crops exhibition of the Afghan rural women on Wednesday here in Badam Bagh, Kabul.
KABUL (SW): De Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS), the power utility, revealed on Monday that various government offices and individuals owe them billions of afghanis in terms of outstanding dues.
KABUL (SW): In the wake of mounting gas prices, officials at the Department of Petroleum Enterprise have pledged to act and bring the prices down.
KABUL (SW): In the presence of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, an agreement to establish industrial carpet weaving estates was inked here on Monday.
KABUL (SW): Local firms in the construction sector are producing construction material worth $ 3 billion on the annual basis, a conference was told here on Sunday.
KUNDUZ CITY(SW): As many as 18 jewelers with their capital worth some $ 10 million have fled northern Kunduz province due to deteriorating security situation.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) has signed as many as 86 new mining contracts since the beginning of the current year.
The Afghanistan National Standard Authority (ANSA) on Tuesday discarded fears about petroleum products causing cancer.
KABUL (SW): Officials have expressed optimism about Afghanistan’s ultimate entrance into the World Trade Organization (WTO).
The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) handed over a newly established water canal to the local officials in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday that would help irrigate up to 5000 acres of land.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): Officials at the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MTCA) have said that an airport would be built in Pul-e-Khumri City in northern Baghlan province.
Officials in Paktia revealed on Sunday that the customs’ revenue in this southeastern province have increased by phenomenal 54 percent in comparison to the previous years.
The Afghan delegation headed by the President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met a number of heads of states and government on the sidelines of NATO’s Warsaw Summit on July 8 and 9 to discuss prospects for peace and economic uplift.
ASADABAD (SW): Residents in eastern Kunar province have complained that electricity is not equally and fairly distributed among the residents in the province.
The Afghanistan National Standard Authority (ANSA) has launched the country’s first certified quality mark for the domestic products.
As many as 600 miners protested in northern Baghlan province on Saturday against the privatization of Karkar Coal Mine in the province.
Officials at the Ministry of Rural, Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), have said that with the implementation of the second round of National Program for Work, nearly 76.000 citizens would find jobs.
Local officials in Heart informed of a survey carried out on Herat-Torghundi railway line which is worth an estimated $1.6 million.
PUL-I-ALAM (SW): Locals and members of the provincial council in Logar have said that the rampant smuggling of precious stones goes unchecked in the province.
The Afghanistan Industrialists Association (AIA) has raised grim concerns over the 25% hike in power tariff.
PUL-I-ALAM (SW): As many as sixty thousand individuals are likely to get jobs in Logar province as the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MoRRD) launched a $ 286 million dollar project here on Tuesday.
KABUL (SW): Afghanistan, Iran and India are set to ink a much-awaited tri-party pact about the Chabahar port.
The Central Asia-South Asia CASA-1000 power project was formally launched in Torsanzada City, Tajikistan on Thursday.
KABUL (SW): Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) has increased the power tariff by up to 25 percent citing the rising in value of the U.S. dollar against afghani (AF).
KABUL (SW): Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance is off to Germany for the forthcoming annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) where he will present the details of fundamental development projects underway in Afghanistan.