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Uzbekenergo chief executive Ulugbek Mustafayev said in a press conference on March 24 that construction of the Afghan section of the 260-kilometer Surkhan-Pul-e-Khumri line will start in June. The Asian Development Bank has pledged $70 million toward the final expected $150 million bill of the ...
Uzbekenergo chief executive Ulugbek Mustafayev said in a press conference on March 24 that construction of the Afghan section of the 260-kilometer Surkhan-Pul-e-Khumri line will start in June. The Asian Development Bank has pledged $70 million toward the final expected $150 million bill of the project.

According to the World Bank, Pakistan's contribution to Afghan trade has declined from 56.5% in 2008 to 38.9% by 2015, with Iran and India now as the largest importers of Afghan goods. The trilateral agreement on Chabahar port between Iran, India, and Afghanistan has allowed Afghanistan to diversify ...
However, this is set to change and following a cash injection of $1 million USD from the Asian Development Bank, a geographic information center will be established under the umbrella of the CSO. Host Zarmina Mohammadi discusses the topic with Shakiba Rahimi head of the new department at the CSO.
ADB spokesman Aimal Hashoor said people who use Pakistani Rupees in Afghanistan may suffer heavy losses as a result and that the central bank will accept no responsibility in ... The union urged government to promote the Afghani on the local market so as to decrease the flow of Rupees in the country.
This change can be attributed to the perseverance, patience and hard work of the Afghan government, the central bank, multilateral institutions and its resilient citizens. After years, green shoots have started appearing in multiple fronts and hopes and aspirations about a new Afghanistan have emerged.

The money could be used for private school tuition, textbooks, online classes, private tutoring, and college tuition. Banks spoke to The Daily Signal about his proposal. An edited transcript is below. Rob Bluey: You're the most recently deployed member of Congress after your service in Afghanistan. Can you ...
Heartland follows Dr. Harold Banks, a professor in Omaha, Nebraska, whose adopted daughter has returned to her native country of Afghanistan. One day, an Afghan refugee shows up at his door carrying his daughter's copies of The Diary of Anne Frank and The Old Man and the Sea. The two become ...
The World Bank estimates that at least 80% of Kabul's current population is in some kind of informal settlement. By the end of the century, the Afghan capital is projected to be home to about 50 million people, according to the Global Cities Institute. The Afghan ministry for urban development differentiates ...
To help them work toward their dreams, and to ease the financial burden, the Hillises recently moved into a newly renovated, mortgage-free home in Boiling Springs, part of the Heroes to Homeowners program through U.S. Bank and Freedom Alliance. They'll pay $1 per month for two years, Hillis said, and ...
In a press release, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim stressed that Heads of State and Government make up the panel “because the world can no longer afford to take water for granted.” ... Afghanistan is characterized by rugged mountains, with more than half of the land area above 2,000 metres.
Omaid Salem, head of the Azizi Bank, said the bank was ready to facilitate exporters inside and outside the country by creating cash sponsorship and providing them loans. He added the loan system of the bank was based on global standards. Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) ...
March 9, 2018 – The Charlotte Hornets and Bank of America tomorrow will honor Major Ricky Garvin, USA, Ret., as this season's sixth recipient of the ... He served in Operation Desert Storm in Southwest Asia; Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti; Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and ...
"Indeed, according to the World Bank, during 2017, Afghanistan's recurrent security expenditures declined from 2016 by 4 per cent. In addition, the ... Interestingly, he specifically identified the growing pressure from Afghan women to seek a peaceful solution to the current conflict. Though his offer was ...
The state-owned Central Bank of Afghanistan has for the first time issued licenses to two foreign exchange companies amid reports that the bank has not been able to control the use of foreign currencies on the local market. The head of the central bank's licensing department, Abdul Waheed, said at a conference in Kabul ...
Since the Afghan company representatives would be searched for cash on entering the base, Miller recruited another supervisor at a different camp to help him. He wired money to that supervisor's bank account in Afghanistan, split the proceeds evenly with the employee and then brought the cash back to ...
“Afghanistan has strongly improved its health outcomes despite continuing insecurity but still has a 'long way to go,' the World Bank has said. The improved health gains come as a result of expanded frontline health services and a stronger health system, the report, titled Progress in the Face of Insecurity: ...

FROM behind the counter of his optician's shop on the north bank of the Kabul river, Noorullah looks anxiously at his ten-year-old son. He fears for the boy's education under ... In the meantime Mr Ghani is seeking to free Afghan politics from the half-nelson of strongmen. Whereas his predecessor, Hamid ...
Afghanistan will be looking to their spin wizards to help them earn a place alongside the game's elite at the Cricket World Cup in 2019. Leg-spinner Rashid Khan this month became the youngest male player ever to top the ICC ODI bowling rankings while Mohammed Nabi provides depth to the batting as ...
The World Bank's latest figures show 39 percent of Afghanistan's population lives below the poverty line. And, it said last year, unemployment had worsened – particularly in rural areas. Although the position of women has improved significantly since the collapse of the Taliban regime in 2001, said UN ...
KABUL (TCA) — A new World Bank report finds that Afghanistan has shown improved health outcomes since 2003, with health services that have remained resilient ... (NGOs) are on the frontlines of health-service delivery – 72 percent of the NGOs providing health services in the country today are Afghan.
Shubham Chaudhuri, World Bank country director for Afghanistan, said: “Long-term focus and investment by the government of Afghanistan and many partners has moved the country forward on health, despite many challenges. “Afghanistan still has a long way to go to ensure quality health services for all, ...
WASHINGTON, March 6, 2018 — A new World Bank report finds that Afghanistan has shown improved health outcomes since 2003, with health services that have ... (NGOs) are on the frontlines of health-service delivery – 72 percent of the NGOs providing health services in the country today are Afghan.
For 10 years, Nassery worked for the World Bank in post/mid-conflict countries – including Eritrea, Rwanda, Mozambique, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bosnia, Malawi, Southern Sudan and Tajikistan – as a public health and gender specialist, She then returned to Afghanistan in 2003 to assist in reconstruction and ...
According to ACCI officials, both sides will discuss the expansion of trade and transit ties, opportunities for joint investment in different sectors, expanding infrastructure at Chabahar Port and also the opening of branches of Afghanistan banks in Iran. “We want government officials to discuss joint investments ...
Zimbabwe's win has not only pushed Afghanistan on the backfoot but would have also made them realise that they can't bank on just one or two players - and especially their spinners. Afghanistan will hope the below-par performance with the bat was just a stutter and not an issue that's going to plague ...
(Pajhwok): The Pashtany Bank has recovered 776 million afghanis loans and its assets have gone up by 15 percent during the ongoing year, an official said on Monday. Abdul Aziz Babakarkhel, the bank's chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News in an exclusive interview the loan recovery was the highest in the ...
According to money changers, under the central bank regulation, 'exorbitant fines' are imposed on them and traders must inspect the money moneychangers bring to find out where they have earned it. Khan Jan Alokozai, ACCI deputy head, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the protest had harmed traders ...
(Pajhwok): Sara-i-Shahzada money exchangers on Sunday called off their strike after Da Afghanistan info-icon Bank (DAB) vowed to agree their key demands in line with the law. The Moneychangers National Council had organized a countrywide strike on February 7 against restrictions imposed on them ...
In May 2017, the World Bank celebrated its 15 years of reengagement in Afghanistan. Since reengagement, we have helped the government deliver public services to its citizens and, in the process, accumulated a welth of data on many sectors from health and education to infrastructure. However, publicly ...
Senior representatives of the Afghan Ministries of Refugees and Repatriation, Women Affairs, Communication and Information Technology, Commerce, the Civil Aviation Authority, Da Afghanistan Bank, as well as the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the European Union participated in the ...
But the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline, or TAPI for short, is taking another important step forward this month with construction of its most precarious section. If it is ever completed, the bulk of the Afghan component of TAPI will run abreast of the 557-kilometer (346-mile) Kandahar-Herat ...
A newly released report by the World Bank says that about 16% of Afghan families have at least one relative working abroad who sends money home. The report says the refugees send money to their families in Afghanistan which has helped in the economic development of the country, TOLO News ...
A newly released report by the World Bank says that about 16 percent of Afghan families have at least one relative working abroad who sends money home ... According to the World Bank report, although Afghanistan's economy has grown due to international aid, employment opportunities are limited in the ...
Zhvandun was on the more frivolous side of a host of magazines produced in Afghanistan from the late 1920s onwards. Kabul magazine was the vehicle of the most celebrated Afghan writers and thinkers. Adab (Culture) was the periodical of Kabul University, while Children's Companion (Kamkayano Anis) ...
Several banks in Afghanistan have been impacted by the global de-risking trend that has significantly reduced the number of correspondent banking relationships in the country. AIB's proactive step to implement Accuity's Firco Compliance Link reflects the bank's dedicated effort to help control financial risk, ...
Several banks in Afghanistan have been impacted by the global de-risking trend that has significantly reduced the number of correspondent banking relationships in the country. AIB's proactive step to implement Accuity's Firco Compliance Link reflects the bank's dedicated effort to help control financial risk, ...
The most vital part of this is the banking of money from foreign funding sources, as well as millions paid in ransom into Pakistani banks. Afghanistan itself has few banking facilities to speak of, and the Taliban are hardly credulous enough to park its funds in the corruption-ridden banks in Afghanistan.
Bank on Sunday signed a $100 million grant agreement to improve management of public finances by strengthening the capacity of the core government agencies involved. President Ashraf Ghani was present when Finance Minister and Eklil Hakimi and World Bank country director for Afghanistan ...
's central bank – Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) – puts the onus of Afghani losing its strength on the ongoing political uncertainty. Historical exchange rate ... People who are trying to accumulate their hard earned money in Afghan currency are another group that are hit hard by devaluation. The value of any ...
(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) KABUL - The state-owned Central Bank of Afghanistan says the fluctuation of Afghani against foreign currencies is out of control therefore the bank will not be accountable to those who suffer losses from the exchange of Iranian and Pakistani currencies in Afghan ...
At the same time that US President Trump was tweeting aid cuts to Pakistan for allegedly harboring Taliban from Afghanistan, the central bank of Pakistan announced that it would permit trade settlement with China, its largest trade partner, in Chinese yuan, another blow to the domination of the dollar.
Wardak, a former Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) employee had served as an intelligence operative in the Tailban regime. Wardak has been running a bee honey business in Dubai over the past few years. According to the Taliban source, this was a third meeting of the kind taking placing between the Afghan ...
KABUL info-icon (Pajhwok): The afghani regained some value against the US dollar last week when the prices of fuel and gold jumped and of flour dipped in Kabul, market sources said Saturday. ... Bank (central bank) had offered more US dollars to the marked for appreciating the Afghan currency value.
The state-owned Central Bank of Afghanistan says the fluctuation of Afghani against foreign currencies is out of control therefore the bank will not be accountable to those who suffer losses from the exchange of Iranian and Pakistani currencies in Afghan markets. The bank called on the people to limit the ...
She said in the past Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) would offer millions of dollars to the market for maintaining the value of afghani; but now either the amount had decreased or some mafia circles had purchased the dollars to bring them to market as soon as the dollar's rate went higher. Wolesi Jirga speaker ...
PEOPLE want to keep their money safe. Rather than stash it under the mattress, they turn to banks, often in return for interest on their cash. But the financial system can really only function if people can trust that strangers will not run off with their money. In Afghanistan, earning that trust is not easy.
In southeastern Khost Province, 38 school buildings were constructed and 365 schools received quality enhancement grants under the Education Quality Improvement Program (EQUIP). The program was completed on December 31, 2017 and we are working with the Afghan Ministry of Education to ...
The Central Bank of Afghanistan says the fall of the Afghani against foreign currencies is temporary and that the value of the country's currency will strengthen in the near future. CBA officials said the bank has injected over $2.2 billion USD into the country's market to prevent the increase of prices of goods ...
KABUL, Afghanistan — When Ashraf Ghani, a former academic and World Bank technocrat, took office as the president of Afghanistan in 2014, he promised to change the way the country was governed by putting a new generation of Afghans into leadership positions. The long war with the Taliban was still ...


 

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