President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani chaired a meeting to discuss the plan for Kabul city development and steps to grow the economy of the capital.

President opens air corridor with India

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 03:38 Written by

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday inaugurated first air corridor with India to boost trade with the country, following transit roadblocks in Pakistan.

700 carpentry shops gutted in Takhar blaze

Monday, 19 June 2017 03:04 Written by

Friday’s fire has gutted hundreds of carpentry shops in the capital of northeastern Takhar province, inflicting tens of millions of afghanis loss on shop owners, an official said on Saturday.

The Minister of Urban Development and Housing Syed Sadat Mansoor said Saturday that the new government complex for the ministries and other government institutions will be built in Dar-ul-Aman area covering hundreds of acres of land.

Afghanistan has received $180 million in new incentives from World Bank for the implementation of key reforms and making progress in the fight against corruption.

The Pashtany Bank’s dollar account has been closed by its only correspondent financial institution due to money transfers abroad from three private banks by customers, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt on good authority.

Dozens of cave-dwelling families in central Bamyan province have been suffering from acute poverty, forced to break their Ramadan fast with plain bread and green tea.

Afghan traders warn of capital withdrawal

Sunday, 11 June 2017 03:24 Written by

A number of Afghan traders on Saturday warned of pulling out their investment from the country if the government failed to provide security and ensure their safety.

China to help build power dam on Kabul river

Thursday, 08 June 2017 16:02 Written by

China will cooperate with Afghanistan in reviving the Sher Khan Bandar-Herat railway track and executing a hydropower project on the Kabul-Kunar River.

six in every 10 mid-level taxpayers evade taxes

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 03:12 Written by

On average, 15,000 mid-level taxpayers deny paying an estimated 17 billion afghanis amount in taxes annually in Afghanistan, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt.