Economy

Haneef Atmar in Tashkent to Attend Afghanistan-Uzbekistan-Pakistan Trilateral Summit

Leading a high-level government delegation, Afghan Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar arrived in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan.

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Finance Minister Ousted

Adbul Hadi Arghandiwal, Afghan Finance Minister, was dismissed and Mohammad Khalid Payende has been appointed as the new acting head of the Ministry of Finance, according to a decree issued by President Ashraf Ghani.

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Iran’s Parliament Approved bill on Afghanistan-Iran Railway Agreement

The Iranian parliament confirmed the bill on Afghanistan-Iran railway agreement, according to reports.

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India-Iran-Uzbekistan’s Joint Efforts for Central Asian Connectivity

India’s push with the trilateral arrangement for Uzbekistan to use Chabahar port is important in the context of expanding bilateral, trilateral, as well as broader regional cooperation. But more significantly, it is a geopolitical move aimed at countering growing Chinese influence in the region

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Herat-Khaf Railway Historic Step for Economic Prosperity: President Ghani

The presidents of Afghanistan and Iran along with officials from both countries officially inaugurated the Herat-Khaf railway project via a virtual conference. The Presidents of the two countries described it as a big step for economic prosperity and reinforcement of relations between the two nations.

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Afghanistan Geneva Conference-2020 Pending

The 2020 Afghanistan Conference is a ministerial pledging conference, co-hosted by the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Government of Finland and the United Nations, which will take place hours later.

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Coronavirus; Uzbekistan Suspends Flights to Afghanistan

Following the outbreak of coronavirus, the Uzbek Ministry of Transport informed authorities and companies of Afghanistan and Iran about temporary flights to these countries, according to reports

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Afghan Gov’t Pushing to Reactivate Bakhtar Airline

The Afghan government is trying to reactivate Bakhtar airline company which will compete with private companies on domestic flights

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Uzbekistan to Build new Railway in Afghanistan

Uzbekistan plans to involve the World Bank in construction of a new railway through Afghanistan, according to reports

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Chamber of Commerce and Industry:

There is long Path to Become Economic Crossroads

Afghanistan chamber of commerce and industry, in response to president M. Ashraf Ghani’s recent remarks, said that there is a long way ahead for changing Afghanistan into an economic crossroads in the region

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