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.
HERAT CITY (SW): The Directorate for Petroleum and Mines in Herat province has noted a staggering 50 per cent fall in its revenue collection.
KABUL (SW): Contracts worth $55.8 million dollars have been signed to ensure electricity supply to more than 40 thousand families in three provinces.
KABUL (SW) Authorities at the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) have said private sector investment has soared to $768 million.
PESHAWAR (SW): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) in Pakistan have launched a skills development program to empower Afghan refugee youth.
JALALABAD (SW): One of a kind rice processing and packaging plant has started functioning in eastern Nangarhar province.
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.