Afghan startup opens doors to online trading

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 03:44 Written by

A newly established financial services provider has provided opportunities for Afghan investors and youths to play world stock markets and start up online businesses. 

Jalalabad municipality hires poor women

Monday, 22 January 2018 03:29 Written by

For the first time in eastern Nangarhar province, the municipality has hired destitute and widowed women for cleanliness in the provincial capital, Jalalabad.

The Afghanistan carpet sector was left disappointed after the Export Promotion Agency of Afghanistan (EPAA) failed to submit its entry for the DOMOTEX Carpet Design Awards for 2018 at this year’s expo in Germany. 

PAJCCI urges Pakistan to waive duty on Afghan export

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 03:29 Written by

Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) has asked Islamabad to withdraw the regulatory duty on imports from Afghanistan.

Afghan firms attend carpet exhibition in Germany

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 04:06 Written by

At least 11 Afghan companies have attended the three-day DOMOTEX exhibition in Germany amongst firms from 80 other countries. 

The exhibition was launched in Hannover city on Saturday. 

Afghan carpet exports up by 15%

Monday, 15 January 2018 03:37 Written by

At least 700,000 square meters of Afghan carpet has been exported in the past 10 months, Afghanistan's Carpet Association said Saturday. The association said it shows 15 percent of increase in the carpet exports compared with the same period in the last solar year. 

First shipment of India’s wheat reaches Kabul

Sunday, 14 January 2018 03:29 Written by

The first consignment of more than 2,400 tons of wheat from India arrived in Kabul on Saturday. It is part of at least 30,000 tons of wheat so far shipped to Afghanistan through Chabahar Port.

Bagh-e-Babur attracts one million visitors a year

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 02:14 Written by

Garden of Babur, also locally known as Bagh-e-Babur, which is located in Kabul city, have become a key attraction in the capital and draw about one million local tourists and foreigners a year. 

IMF helping DAB to improve financial systems

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 03:39 Written by

Officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Sunday they will provide advice and technical support to Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) to ensure Afghanistan’s financial and banking systems are stable and effective. 

Afghan returnee invests in fast food restaurant

Monday, 08 January 2018 05:10 Written by

An Afghan man who returned home after 30 years has invested a loan of 180,000 AFs in a fast food restaurant, giving employment to four people.