Afghanistan-Iran trade relations growing, official


Afghanistan-Iran trade relations growing, official
  1. Afghanistan-Iran trade  relations growing, official
    thekabultimes.gov.af
     KABUL: Deputy Trade Minister Mohammad Qurban Haqjo on Sunday underlined that his country is broadening its trade relations with Iran. ‘Afghanistan has reduced its trade ex…
    Afghanistan

 KABUL: Deputy Trade Minister Mohammad Qurban Haqjo on Sunday underlined that his country is broadening its trade relations with Iran.

‘Afghanistan has reduced its trade exchanges with Pakistan by half, but it is at the same time boosting its economic ties with Iran,” Haqjo said.  “The value of Iran-Afghanistan trade balance hit $2.579 million in 2015,” he added.  He noted that Afghanistan’s Chamber of Commerce put the value of trade exchanges with Pakistan to hit $3 billion in 2015, while the same figure has hit $1.5 billion in 2016.  “China, Iran and India will soon replace Pakistan in…
  1. Prof. Bawari appreciates int’l linguistics organization’s activities

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Afghanistan
    03.28 / 16:06 thekabultimes.gov.af
     KABUL: Acting minister of information and culture Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari met yesterday with chairman of Samar International Linguistics Organization David Pit BNA reported. In …
  2. Afghan National Police Seize Vehicle Carrying Explosives in Maidan Wardak Province

    Moi.gov.af - Afghanistan
    03.28 / 13:59 moi.gov.af
    Based on intelligence report, yesterday morning, Afghan National Police carried out a security operation in Sayed Abad district of Maidan Wardak province. As a result, Afghan National Police has seized a vehicle packed…
  3. Media, journalists key aim for armed insurgents, VP

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Afghanistan
    03.28 / 13:07 thekabultimes.gov.af
     KABUL: Second vice president Sarwar Danesh met yesterday with ABU secretary general. In the meeting attended also by general director of national radio and television …
  4. President Ghani receives credentials of new Indonesian ambassador, UN deputy special representative for Afghanistan

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Afghanistan
    03.28 / 13:07 thekabultimes.gov.af
     KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani received credentials of the new Indonesian Ambassador for Afghanistan Dr. Arief Rachman here …
  5. President Ghani confers High State medal to Saudi prince and billionaire

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan
    03.28 / 12:25 khaama.com
    President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani conferred a High State medal to Saudi Prince and Billionaire Walid Bin Talal. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said the medal was conferred for Prince Talal’s efforts to strengthen business ties with Afghanistan and attracting the support and cooperation of the Saudi Arabia to the country. The two sides Read the full a…
  6. Afghanistan fired 1,394 army personnel on charges of corruption

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan
    03.28 / 12:25 khaama.com
    The Afghan government has fired at least 1,394 army personnel on charges of corruption amid persistent efforts to bring reforms in the government institutions. Deputy Defense Minister Helaluddin Helal told reporters in Kabul that the personnel were fired over the past few months. He said at least 140 of the personnel fired from their positions Read the full…
  7. Afghan forces received 1370 new Humvee vehicles last year: Ahmadzai

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan
    03.28 / 12:25 khaama.com
    The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) received 1,370 new Humvee vehicles from the international partners last year, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) officials said Tuesday. The deputy chief of the procurement department of the Ministry of Defense, Ghulam Sakhi Ahmadzai, told reporters that the vehicles were delivered last year. Ahmadzai informed regarding the Read the full…
  8. Afghanistan reacts over alleged fencing of Durand Line by Pakistan

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan
    03.28 / 12:25 khaama.com
    The Afghan government reacted over alleged fencing work by the Pakistani authorities along the Durand Line, emphasizing that any movement without Kabul’s consent would be impossible and ineffective. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) spokesman Ahmad Shakib Mostaghani made the remarks during a press a conference in Kabul today. Mostaghani further added that the Afghan Read the full a…
  9. Taliban commanders among 21 killed in Helmand airstrikes: MoD

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan
    03.28 / 12:25 khaama.com
    At least twenty one Taliban insurgents including two of their local commanders were killed in a series of airstrikes in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the Taliban commanders killed in the airstrikes have been identified as Mullah Toryali and Mullah Ahmad who was also famous as Zabiullah. MoD further Read the full…
  10. President Ghani thanks NATO’s sacrifices in Afghanistan’s war on terror

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Afghanistan
    03.28 / 12:08 thekabultimes.gov.af
     KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met NATO’s newly appointed civilian representative to Afghanistan, Zimmermann here yesterday noon, a statement from presidential press office said. According to…
  11. Global Coalition hails Afghan govt and forces efforts to counter ISIS

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan
    03.23 / 23:21 khaama.com
    The Global Coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group has hailed the Afghan government and security forces for their counter-terrorism efforts. “We commend the efforts of the Government of Afghanistan, along with its National Defense and Security Forces, in the fight against ISIS and in implementing its National Strategy against Read the full a…
  12. How Da Afghanistan Bank Can Interfere in FX Market?

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan
    03.23 / 23:21 khaama.com
    By Sabir Sidiqee B.A, M.A Economics (BHU) Everyday millions of Afghan companies and individuals around Afghanistan do business with companies and individuals located in different localities. We can also say that they also do business beyond the border with different countries and have to pay for their transactions in different currencies. They need a smooth Read the full…
  13. Defense Ministry and Local Govt rejects fall of Sangin to Taliban

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan
    03.23 / 23:21 khaama.com
    The Ministry of Defense and the Local Government in Helmand have rejected the control of Sangin district has fallen to Taliban. According to a statement by MoD, the Taliban claims regarding the capture of a military base in Sangin and fall of the district are baseless. The statement further added that the brigade of the Read the full…
  14. India mulls to repair grounded Afghan Air Force planes with $50m budget

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan
    03.23 / 23:21 khaama.com
    The Indian government is mulling to repair the grounded Afghan Air Force planes as efforts are underway to further boost the capabilities of the Afghan forces who are in critical need of air power. A technical team was reportedly sent to Afghanistan last year to review the needs of the Afghan National Defense and Security Read the full…
  15. Afghanistan defeats Singapore 2-1 in friendly football match

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan
    03.23 / 23:21 khaama.com
    The Afghanistan national football team defeated Singapore 2-1 in a friendly football match. Hosted in Qatar, the Afghan team managed to hit their first goal during the initial minutes of the first half. The first goal was hit by Sharif Mohammad but the Singapore managed to draw the result of the match during  the second Read the full …