Economy

Can Afghanistan Be Part of An Integrated Central Asia?

It is worth stressing that it is the Central Asians themselves, including Afghanistan, who have taken the lead in this grand project. They all see it as an essential step towards rebuilding their economies, strengthening regional security — including that of Afghanistan — and reinforcing their regained sovereignties

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First International Flight Lands in eastern Khost province

Afghanistan’s civil aviation authority announced that the first international flight took place from eastern newly built Khost airport

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Afghanistan Discusses Trade Cooperation with Turkmenistan

Afghan Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar and his Turkmen counterpart Rashid Meredov discussed enhancing bilateral ties, expanding cooperation on trade, transit, and mining and accelerating TAPI and TAP projects

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President Ghani in Nimruz to Inaugurate Kamal Khan Dam

Leading a high-level government delegation, President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Nimruz province where he will inaugurate Kamal Khan dam.

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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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