Sunday 26 January, 2020
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The Khaama Press News Agency
Category Archives: Business

Afghanistan’s economy grew by an estimated 2.9 percent in 2019, driven mainly by strong agricultural growth following recovery from drought, but lingering political uncertainty dampens private confidence and investment, says the World...

The Afghanistan General Directorate of Insurance Affairs (GDIA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Turkey’s General Directorate of Insurance (GDI) to Assist Afghanistan in developing its insurance sector, an official said. Mosa...

Over the last couple of weeks, fuel prices have increased by 20% to 25% higher this year said Kabul residents. Some people demand the central government to address the fuel price issue and come up with a cohesive solution. According to...

The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) today presented the findings of its recent research synthesis paper, “The Helmand Food Zone: The Illusion of Success”, at a high-profile event in Kabul Serena Hotel. AREU’s renowned...

China, the world’s most significant user of plastic, unveiled a strategic plan to reduce single-use plastic across the country within the next five years. According to reports, the Chinese government will ban non-degradable bags in...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 20th, 2020

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s Foreign Minister on Friday, said India and Iran need to work together to accelerate rail connectivity to Afghanistan and the procurement of equipment for the development of Chabahar Port. He added that India’s...

A Boeing 727 of Bakhtar Afghan Airlines at Frankfurt Airport in the late 1980s Afghanistan National Procurement Authority chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has approved an initial investment budget to reactivate Afghan Bakhat aviation...

Losing its dominant position as Afghanistan’s largest and the most important trade partner over the decades, some traders in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa state of Pakistan on Wednesday opposed the proposal to allow Afghan traders to import...

Following the unprecedented snowfalls and cold weather, the price of liquid gas jumped high from Afs 45 to Afs 90 within the past couple of weeks in central Kabul.  According to the reports, the price of gas massively increased among...

Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA) generates a considerable amount of revenue to the Afghan government, particularly, since the approval of a 10% levied tax on telecom services, and 2.5% on the net incomes of the telecommunication...

Mohammad Qasim Wafayezada, Head of Afghan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA), said that with new tensions in the region, the number of flights passing through Afghanistan has increased by 25%. Following the rise of the regional tensions,...

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce has announced that 11,087 metric tons of the country’s products have been exported to the world since the air-corridor establishment. “Since the inauguration of air-corridor...

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced that they will issue five years ‘tourism’ visa for all nationalities including Afghans. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the...

Taliban has destroyed three telecom towers in Darzab district of northern Jawzjan province, officials said. Taliban militants took over Darzab, a district in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, they put on fire and destroyed...

MTN Afghanistan, a child company to the global MTN, the largest telecommunication firm in South Africa has bribed Taliban, to safeguard their ‘transmission towers’ in Afghanistan, BBC reported. Serious complaints have been...