Pakistan importing tomato from Afghanistan

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 03:20 Written by

Pakistan has opted for importing tomato from Afghanistan and Iran, refusing to relax conditions for trade with India.

The upcoming trade event, involving representatives from Afghanistan, India and the United States, is a big opportunity for investment in Afghanistan, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said Monday.

MAIL to establish milk processing complex

Monday, 25 September 2017 03:23 Written by

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) will establish a milk processing complex with the capacity to process over 35,000 liters of milk on a daily basis, officials said.

Kabul farmers struggle as livestock numbers drop

Sunday, 24 September 2017 03:33 Written by

Residents from Kabul districts claim that livestock numbers have decreased by at least 50 percent in their areas in the past year due to a shortage of fodder and grazing land. 

The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Monday said a high-ranking delegation of Russian officials will visit Kabul in October to discuss investment opportunities in the country.

The Iranian officials have expressed concerns regarding the growing cultivation and production of saffron in Afghanistan, saying the country has turned into a serious rival endangering the saffron industry in Iran.

Pre. Ghani emphasizes TAPI project significance

Monday, 18 September 2017 03:22 Written by

Turkmenistan attaches special importance to the development of a fruitful dialogue with neighboring countries, including Afghanistan, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said.

Millions of hectares of land remain uncultivated

Sunday, 17 September 2017 03:28 Written by

Officials from Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) said Afghanistan has 7.5 million hectares of arable land but only a small portion of the land is cultivated due to a lack of water and insecurity. 

The Kabul municipality on Tuesday unveiled new developments regarding the metro bus service project with the officials saying the project is expected to concluded within the next one and half years.

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Sunday said Afghanistan plans to extend its economic cooperation with Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) nations.