The Afghan government institutions have spent more than 22 percent of their development budgets in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, the Ministry of Finance spokesman Shamroz Khan Masjidi said on Saturday.
” Good governance, sustainable economic development, urban development and municipal infrastructure” are fields where Germany is going to invest in.
Uzbekistan plans to involve the World Bank in construction of a new railway through Afghanistan.
The Civil Aviation Authority estimates that the closure of Pakistan’s airspace to commercial flights cost Afghanistan at least $8 million in more than a month.
The first shipment from landlocked Afghanistan through the Iranian Chabahar port has arrived in India, marking a new beginning of trade ties between the two countries, bypassing Pakistan.
A new UN report reveals that more civilians were killed in the Afghan conflict last year than anytime since records have been kept.
Ghani arrived in Zaranj city, the provincial capital of western Nimroz province earlier today accompanying a delegation of high level government officials.
The experts believe these signed agreements will push Afghanistan economy forward.
The government of Japan has provided US $13 million to enhance WFP’s provision of life-saving assistance through food and cash transfers to more than 675,000 people across Afghanistan.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has appointed his economic adviser Ajmal Ahmady as the acting minister of industry and commerce.