MTN Exits from Afghanistan and the Middle East

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MTN Afghanistan, a child company to the Global MTN, the largest telecommunication firm in South-Africa has announced to exit from Afghanistan and the...

World Bank Approves $380M for Afghanistan

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The World Bank Board of Executive Directors Tuesday approved two grants totaling $210 million from the International Development Association (IDA), as part of...

Over 14 Vehicles Full of Afghan Dried Fruit Arrives in India

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Over 14 vehicles laden with dry fruits and assorted goods from Afghanistan have crossed over to India through the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab’s...

MPs Warn of Fraud in Govt’s Relief Package

Members of the Wolesi Jirga, Afghanistan's house of representatives, on Monday raised concerns about President Ashraf Ghani's food relief plan, titled "National Dining...

Turkey Suspends Flights to Afghanistan and Iran

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Turkey on Sunday suspended flights to Iran and Afghanistan in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Transport and Infrastructure Ministry,...

Afghan Goods Enter India Through Wagah Border

The first shipment of Afghan goods crossed over to India in two trucks on Saturday, six days after Pakistan announced the resumption of...

China Welcomes Afghanistan-Pakistan Trade Resumption

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China has applauded the resumption of trade relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan after land crossings between the two neighboring countries were opened following...

World Bank Forecasts Slowdown of Afghan Economic Growth

“Afghanistan’s economy is set to contract by between 5.5 percent and 7.4 percent in 2020 because of COVID-19, exacerbating poverty, and leading to...

World Bank Pledges $200M to Protect Afghan Businesses

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The World Bank Board on Friday approved a $200 million grant to help Afghanistan mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and provide relief to...

Peanut Farmers in Helmand Estimate 23,000 Metric Ton Yield

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Officials in Helmand province said Tuesday that 5,000 hectares of land has been cultivated in the province this year, and estimate that 23,000...

Watchdog Reports Fraud in Customs Office Appointments

The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC), in a report released on June 29, says hundreds of dollars are taken as...