Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum said on Sunday that it is expected that the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) gas pipeline which is being built in Tukmenistan will reach the Afghanistan border in Herat by January.
Afghanistan has obtained the permanent membership of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
The meeting of SCO contact group was held in Moscow and discussed Daesh threats, war on extremism and Afghanistan related security, economic issues.
Afghan president Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov talked on the phone over TAPI gas pipeline project and other areas of mutual interests.
Afghanistan has suspended the transit trade meeting with Pakistan, aimed at dealing with problems hindering the smooth implementation of a revised transit treaty.
The lawmakers in the Lower House of the Parliament, Wolesi Jirga, unanimously rejected the draft budget for the fiscal year 1396.
Officials in industrial state of Herat say that at least 17 factories here have reached to self-sufficiency in their productions.
Uzbekistan is ready to invest in the Afghan infrastructure projects, said a special representative of the president of Afghanistan on cooperation with the CIS countries Shakir Kargar.
Asian Development Bank and Afghan finance ministry on Wednesday signed two accords on enhancing Afghanistan’s crop diversification and food security.
Industrial Association of western Herat province says the province produces almost 100 thousand tons of dried fruit annually.