Economic
Afghan Cyclists Embark On First Ever Journey To Turkey

Afghan Cyclists Embark On First Ever Journey To Turkey

A group of 10 cyclists of different ages began a 4,000-kilometer journey to Turkey through the Lapis Lazuli Corridor – a regional trade and transit route inaugurated by President Ghani last ...
20 April 19 - 11:42
Iran cement exports to Afghanistan increases after US sanctions: report

Iran cement exports to Afghanistan increases after US sanctions: report

The export of Iranian cement to Afghanistan has increased after US sanctions resumed on Iran, Afghan business officials have told Tolo news TV.
17 April 19 - 23:33
Afghanistan opens new mining areas to international investment

Afghanistan opens new mining areas to international investment

Nargis Nehan minister of Mines and Petroleum has announced 43 new large and small-scale mining projects available for private sector investment and development.
15 April 19 - 23:32
Pakistan in agreement with IMF over bailout program

Pakistan in agreement with IMF over bailout program

Pakistan has reached an "agreement in principle" with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a bailout program and expects to formally secure a rescue package later this month, a Pakistani ...
15 April 19 - 22:33
Iran, Iraq and Syria Negotiating Transnational Railway Project: Report

Iran, Iraq and Syria Negotiating Transnational Railway Project: Report

Iraq announced negotiations are underway with Iran and Syria to develop a transnational railway line linking the three countries.
14 April 19 - 07:50
Land acquisition for TAPI gas pipeline project to begin next week: ministry

Land acquisition for TAPI gas pipeline project to begin next week: ministry

Practical work on land acquisition for Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India natural gas pipeline will begin next week, Afghan officials said Monday.
8 April 19 - 22:07
EU extends restrictive measures against Iran

EU extends restrictive measures against Iran

The Council of the European Union on Monday extended by one year sanctions in response to “serious human rights violations in Iran”.
8 April 19 - 21:59
Afghanistan to bring 90 pct of population into formal banking

Afghanistan to bring 90 pct of population into formal banking

Governor of the Central Bank of Afghanistan Khalil Sediq has been try to bring up to 90 percent of the country's some 30 million population into formal banking, a local newspaper said Wednesday....
3 April 19 - 19:06
UN highlights Afghan money stumbling blocks

UN highlights Afghan money stumbling blocks

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) pointed to the need for collaboration between rival operators, regulatory changes and initiatives to boost slow mobile money uptake ...
3 April 19 - 00:15
Pakistan-India tensions ground Afghan travellers

Pakistan-India tensions ground Afghan travellers

 Airspace restrictions in Pakistan due to simmering tensions with India have caused airfares to spike for Afghans who travel for medical treatment, education and business.
2 April 19 - 23:03