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Salma Dam in Herat inaugurated by Afghan and Indian leaders

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday jointly inaugurated the Salma Dam (Herat Dam) along with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani. The Salma Dam, also known as the Afghan-India Friendship Dam, has been built by WAPCOS, an Indian “mini-ratna I”.

Afghanistan to produce 4 tonnes of saffron in 2016

Afghan farmers would produce more than 4,000kgs of saffron in 2016 to replace the illegal opium harvest in Afghanistan. Officials have expressed hope that the production of saffron is picking up across Afghanistan.