Economic
Afghan Bank Branch to Open in Iran’s Chabahar Port Free Zone

Afghan Bank Branch to Open in Iran’s Chabahar Port Free Zone

Afghanistan’s Ghazanfar Bank will be opening its branch in Iran’s southeastern Chabahar Port to facilitate bilateral trade between the two nations.
2 July 20 - 11:44
Huawei and ZTE officially designated as

Huawei and ZTE officially designated as 'national security threats'

The designation means that telecoms providers in the US are banned from buying the companies' equipment using federal subsidies.
1 July 20 - 16:35
MEC Reports Corruption In Customs And Revenue Departments

MEC Reports Corruption In Customs And Revenue Departments

The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) in a new report to assess vulnerabilities to corruption in the customs and tax administration of Afghanistan, ...
29 June 20 - 09:16
PIA special flight on way to Lahore from New Jersey

PIA special flight on way to Lahore from New Jersey

Pakistan International Airlines' seventh special flight from the United State, with stranded Pakistanis, will arrive at Lahore airport this evening [Sunday]. Pakistan emabassy in Washington,...
28 June 20 - 12:35
Boeing 737 MAX Certification Flight Tests to Begin on Monday, Sources Say

Boeing 737 MAX Certification Flight Tests to Begin on Monday, Sources Say

Pilots and test crew members from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing Co aim to kick off a certification test campaign for the 737 MAX on Monday, expected to last at least three ...
28 June 20 - 10:43
Herat Customs Report 3B AFN Loss in Revenue

Herat Customs Report 3B AFN Loss in Revenue

Herat, which shares borders with Iran and Turkmenistan, reported a loss of 3.1 billion AFN in revenue, the province’s customs officials said.
27 June 20 - 11:22
25 Provinces In Afghanistan May Get Internet Soon

25 Provinces In Afghanistan May Get Internet Soon

Fiber-optic network that can provide internet now cover 25 provinces in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) said.
25 June 20 - 14:11
32 Ventilators Smuggled to Pakistan: Report

32 Ventilators Smuggled to Pakistan: Report

A report by Pajhwok Afghan News states that 32 ventilators were "smuggled" from Afghanistan to Pakistan after they were “embezzled” from the Afghan Ministry of Public Health.
23 June 20 - 08:42
Fish Farming to Increase in z

Fish Farming to Increase in z

20 new fish farms will soon be established in Balkh province, an official says. Abdul Fahim Jabbari, head of the National Agriculture Project at the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation ...
15 June 20 - 10:03
Wheat Smuggling in Helmand Worries Farmers

Wheat Smuggling in Helmand Worries Farmers

Helmand farmers are worried about the smuggling of wheat to Pakistan at considerably cheap prices and during a time when there are an increasing number of people suffering from food shortages....
11 June 20 - 15:04