EU starts a new initiative to strengthen Afghanistan’s trade capacities

The European Union announced a new initiative, called Afghanistan: Trade for Economic Growth (ATEG), which will focus on strengthening the country’s trade capacities and helping it become a vibrant regional economic hub. “The EU is determined to ensure that Afghanistan can benefit from the opportunities arising from greater participation in ...

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Afghanistan, Turkmenistan open first rail link

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov officially inaugurated the first section of a USD 2bn link connecting the two neighbouring countries for the first time. Berdymukhamedov said: “the project is written in golden letters in the history of our brotherly nations.” He added that the ...

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Historic Bamiyan joins UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network

The historic city of Bamiyan has now joined UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network which consists of 47 cities from 33 countries. The network includes seven different creative fields: crafts and folk art, design, film, gastronomy, literature, media arts and music. By joining the Network, selected cities commit to joint collaboration of ...

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Draft agreement on five nation Lapis-Lazuli route signed

The draft agreement on the five nation Lapis-Lazuli agreement was signed on Wednesday between Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. The route will provide the shortest route for Afghanistan to the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. The draft agreement was signed at the 4th technical meeting between the delegations ...

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Saffron cultivated lands in Afghanistan up by 800 hectares this year

The western Herat province, home for Afghanistan’s saffron, hosted the second Saffron Flower National Festival on Wednesday. Saffron farmers displayed saffron flower and demonstrated how to collect pure saffron. Held at the Maulana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi hall in Herat city, the event was attended by officials of the Ministry of ...

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Afghan Saffron, World’s Best

Afghan saffron has for the third year in a row been rated as the best in the world. ‎ The International Taste and Quality Institute in Brussels ranked Afghan saffron as having the best taste and quality amongst 300 samples from different countries, news agencies reported.‎ The Institute was founded ...

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Football match

Friendly football match between I.R Afghanistan and Malaysia. Tuesday 11th Oct 2016, 8:30PM, Shah Alam Stadium

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97th Independence Day Celebration

Afghanistan Embassy in Malaysia celebrated the 97th Independence Day of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Kuala Lumpur, on 19th Aug 2016. The ceremony, which was hosted by Ambassador Atifmal, has been attended by over 400 Afghan and International guests including professors, lecturers, students, businessmen and Afghans Nationals living in Malaysia. ...

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