The Afghan government launched a major housing project to attract $200 million in the traditional carpet weaving sector of the country by committing 8 thousand acres of land.

Afghan government revenues have hit a high record this year, officials in the ministry of finance affairs said on Sunday.

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a meeting dedicated to the upcoming commissioning of the first phase of the transnational railway trunk - Asia international railway transportation corridor, the Turkmen government said in a message Oct. 8.

Local officials on Tuesday said 100,000 acres of land has been usurped by powerful individuals in southern Ghazni province, efforts for retaking the land are underway.

A major Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed for the establishment of gas power plant in the northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan as efforts are underway to resolve the electricity shortage in the country.

Imports from Iran increased by 10%

Monday, 03 October 2016 03:50 Written by

Close to 522,000 tons of goods worth more than $600 million were imported to from Dogharoun Customs Office in the border city of Taybad located in Khorasan Razavi Province of Iran.

 A renowned Afghan economist and Kabul University professor believes that investments by China in Afghanistan can immensely contribute to stabilizing peace, security and reviving economy in the conflict-ridden country.

Around 850 villages of eastern Nangarhar province have benefitted from National Solidarity Programme (NSP) projects, an official said on Tuesday.
Rural Rehabilitation and Development Director Eng. Sifatullah Sharafmal, in an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, said his department had implemented a string of projects, including retaining walls, water dams, roads, bridges and culverts.

The Alokozay Group is prepared to invest $300 million for the construction of Surobi-2 water dam in a bid to help the irrigation and electricity generation, the Minister of Energy and Water Ali Ahmad Osmani has said.

India, Afghanistan agree to establish air corridor

Monday, 26 September 2016 03:32 Written by

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said he discussed the creation of joint air trade route with India during his recent visit, a statement from Presidential Palace said on Sunday.