KABUL (SW): Director for rural reconstruction and development in Herat has charged the National Procurement Council (NPC) for delaying transferring of funds.
KABUL (SW): The Officials of the Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) on the occasion of signing contracts for road construction here in Kabul on Wednesday, said the 5 projects worth 1.4 million dollars will be implemented in 6 provinces by private companies.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock’s officials have signed a contract for 10 thousand metric tons of improved seed worth 6 million dollars with the National Seed Board which will be distributed to 200 thousand farmers in 34 provinces of the country.
HERAT CITY (SW): The first wind and solar power plant worth 3.7 million dollars in the industrial city of Herat launched by the Minister of Energy and Water, director of DABS and some local officials. The Plant will provide electricity to over 15 thousand families.
KABUL (SW): According to the Ministry of Agriculture, saffron harvesting in the country during the 20 years of investment had reached 3 tons by 2013, but in 2016 the saffron production has surged to 6.5 tons.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has acknowledged that the utilization of development budget by various government entities has slightly improved this year.
HERAT CITY (SW): Abdul Malik Katibi, the provincial director of Afghanistan Independent Land Authority (ARAZI), in a press conference in Herat on Wednesday, talking about Herat’s AILA (ARAZI) inability to stand against land grabbers said he has been threatened several times by the land grabbers.
KABUL (SW): A number of capital's residents complained of rising gas prices in the Kabul markets.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development will reconstruct and rehabilitate the 90 irrigation channels of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock.
KABUL (SW): With the arrival of Eid-ul-Adha, an evident surge is seen in the prices of dry fruits that are selling like hot cakes as part of the festivities.
KABUL (SW): The Customs and Revenue Department (CRD) of the Ministry of Finance (MoF) has witnessed a notable 10 per cent increase in its collections during the first six months of this year in comparison to the last year, officials said on Sunday.
KABUL (SW): A privately-owned postal service called "Air Parcel" began operating in Kabul.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) announces preparations for the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
KABUL (SW): The National Union of Afghanistan Workers and Employees (NUAWE) on Wednesday urged the government to meet its promises on eliminating the menace of drug addiction, child labor and unemployment.
FAIZABAD (SW): The once booming trade of copperware and craft of coppersmith are on the verge of decline in Badakhshan province.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (SW): 60 raisin factories are put into operation in Balkh province on Wednesday.
HERAT CITY (SW): Agriculture authorities have named 27th July as National Honey Day on Thursday in Herat.
MAZAR-E-SHARIF (SW): Ragging violence and insecurity on key highways in northern parts of the country have hampered imports and exports of good via the Hairatan port, an official said on Thursday.
KABUL (SW): Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani inaugurated the Afghanistan-India air corridor on Monday afternoon here in Kabul.
KABUL (AA): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has reiterated its resolve in fighting corruption at all levels.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): The 22-day-closure of Spin Boldak – Chaman crossing point between Afghanistan and Pakistan has inflicted financial losses worth millions of dollars.
KABUL (SW): A private company called “Modern Methods” has promised to create up to one million jobs in Afghanistan within 3 years.
KABUL (SW): Authorities at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MoRRD) have claimed that the Ministry has saved 1.5 billion afghanis in procurement in the past year.
KABUL (SW): A stimulative session for businessmen and traders was held in Kabul on Wednesday to create awareness about Transports Internationaux Routiers" or "International Road Transports, the Convention on International Transport of Goods Under Cover of TIR Carnets.
KABUL (SW): A coalition of civil society organizations the Mining Watch Afghanistan (MWA) has blamed government officials in different parts of the country for collaborating for illegal mining.
KABUL (SW): The National Union of Afghanistan's Workers and Employees (NUAWE), a leading labor rights organization, has blamed the private sector for vehemently violating Labor Law in the country.
GHAZNI CITY (SW): The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) officials believe natural herbs from a number of provinces across Afghanistan are brought to Ghazni and then ultimately smuggled to Pakistan.
KABUL (SW): Kabul remains a dangerous and unsafe place for businessmen and trade, speakers told the 3rd Business Climate Monitoring Conference here on Tuesday.
JALALABAD (SW): Authorities at the provincial customs office in Nangarhar have informed about an evident rise in revenue collection during the first quarter of the financial year.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Officials in Kandahar province have said the fish farms in the province are generating millions of dollars annually.
KABUL (SW): Authorities at the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MoAIL) have said Afghanistan has become self-sufficient in sheep meat supply.
KABUL (SW): Bilateral trade between Afghanistan and Kazakhstan has jumped beyond $ 400 million per year, it was said on Saturday.
KABUL (SW): Officials at the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) have signed 17 irrigation projects with 17 private companies here on Sunday.
KABUL (SW): The Czech Republic has expressed intent to invest up to $ 70 million in a cement plant in Afghanistan.
KABUL (SW): The European Union Delegation to Afghanistan has urged the National Unity Government (NUG) to take immediate measures to stop illegal mining in the country.
KABUL (SW): The Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) has declared on Wednesday its revenues have surged by 15 per cent this year.
KABUL (SW): The Corporation for Petroleum Products and Gas has noted a significant rise in its revenue collection during the ongoing fiscal year.
KABUL (SW): The EU delegation in Afghanistan has launched its 2017 Anti-Corruption Campaign which aims to underscore the important role of awareness raising, prevention and government-citizens partnership as a cross cutting pillar of the fight against corruption.
KABUL (SW): A recent survey by the Afghanistan Anti-Corruption Network (AACN) indicates out of 217 contracts inked by the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) with private firms, the Ministry has taken $ 10 million as bribes.
KABUL (SW): Closure of the crossing points between Afghanistan and Pakistan has inflicted financial losses of millions of dollars on both sides, the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) noted on Tuesday.
KABUL (SW): The Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA) on Saturday inked a deal with a private firm for the establishment of the Barik-e-Aab Agriculture and Economic Zone in Kabul.
KABUL (SW): The International Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ICCI) has underlined the potential for surge in Afghanistan’s international trade following the opening of its office in Kabul two weeks ago.
KABUL (SW): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) has said the closure of Torkhum and Chaman crossing points by neighboring Pakistan has left quite meager impact on the markets in Afghanistan.
KABUL (SW): The union of shoe makers in Afghanistan has said their sales are on the upward trajectory.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has vowed to introduce 4G internet technology in the country soon.
KABUL (SW): The national strategy to boost exports would be chalked and executed in six months, official have said.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) on Sunday inked contracts with various private firms for some 48 developmental projects in various parts of the country.
KABUL (SW): The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has officially opened its office in Afghanistan on Thursday.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MoCIT) has announced to cut down internet prices across the country by 20 percent from tomorrow onward.
JALALABAD (SW): The insurgents bagged at least $ 46 million dollars by smuggling marble stones from Khogyani district of Nangarhar province last year, the Afghanistan Anti-Corruption Network (AACN) said on Wednesday.