Economy

Lapis Lazuli to Make Afghanistan Crossroads of Region: President Ghani

President M. Ashraf Ghani, at the inauguration ceremony of Lapis Lazuli corridor in western Herat province, said that Afghanistan is now connected to the world and today no famine will occur by closure of a port

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Afghan Products to Reach European Markets in less than 2 Weeks

President M. Ashraf Ghani arrived in Herat on Thursday morning to inaugurate Lapis Lazuli route., the presidential palace said in statement

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Afghan Saffron Production Rises by 22 percent

The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock (MAIL) say that saffron production has risen by 22 percent in the year 2018 by providing the final statistics on saffron production

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Islamabad to Give Kabul 40,000 mt of Wheat in Aid

The Pakistani Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Friday approved to provide 40,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan as a gift

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Geneva Conference on Afghanistan: Approval of Progress Made and Emphasis on Doing More

The Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, in which delegations from 16 countries and 53 global institutions, representatives of civil society, the private sector and the media had participated, was concluded by issuing a Joint statement

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China, Pakistan Ask Kabul to Join Belt and Road Initiative

Pakistan and China on Monday urged Afghanistan to join the Belt & Road Initiative as well as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

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Pompeo Approves Sanction Exemption for Iran Port

The USA approved a sanction exemption for the development if Iranian Chabahar port after allowing new sanctions against Iran on Monday

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Exporting Afghan Chilgoza to China Kicks off Via Air Corridor

The first chilgoza pine shipment to China began on Tuesday 6 November through air corridor

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First Afghan Export Cargo to Transit to India via Chabahar Port

The first trilateral meeting between Afghanistan, India and Iran of the Coordination Council of the Chabahar Agreement took place on October 22 in Tehran

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Saffron Importation to Afghanistan Banned

President M. Ashraf Ghani banned imports of saffron and its bulb with the aim to maintain the ‘global stance, quality and value of Afghan saffron’

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