Officials at Petroleum and Gas Enterprise in Kabul have insisted on codifying of the law to supervise and monitor the fuel-gas businesses all over Afghanistan, efforts are underway to convert the policy into a law through legal and proper channels.
Afghanistan has received a total of $83.5 million in incentive funds from the World Bank for successfully implementing reforms in key sectors.
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) said “The World Bank donated $ 83.5 million to ministry of finance based on commitments it made to bring reforms in 5 key sections.”
The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock on Monday announced there has been a dramatic increase in saffron cultivation and production this year
The minister, Asadullah Zamir, said at a press conference that Saffron cultivated areas have been increased by 250 percent – now totaling 2,811 hectares of land.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed on the need to develop the existing port and transport infrastructure and connectivity through road and rail network to Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Central Asia.
The country members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) have demanded lands from the Government of Afghanistan to build industrial park, amid officials in chamber of commerce and industry welcomed the intention saying it will boost the economy of the country.
Officials of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Tuesday claimed an increase in the export of dried fruit from southern Kandahar province.
China has urged security for Mes Aynak, a major copper mining project in Afghanistan which has been stalled for years.
Yao Jing, the Chinese ambassador in Kabul, told 1TV this week that insecurity was one of major problems beside existence of antiquities in the area, which is in central Logar province.
Residents of northern Takhar province say fuel prices have increased with the advent of winter, asking the government to keep the rates in check.
Government officials say a committee has been established to control fuel prices and check fleecing of consumers.