18 November 2018

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Tuesday November 6, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Ashraf Ghani President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has inaugurated Air Corridor between Afghanistan and China today.
According to BNA report, cabinet members and government officials were presented during inauguration ceremony of the air corridor.
20 tons peanut will be transferred in the first flight of the air corridor from Afghanistan to China.
During the inauguration ceremony President Ghani said; every year 15 Aqrab (6 November) will be celebrated as National Day of Peanut in the country.
Every year 23 thousand metric tons peanuts produced in Afghanistan after that the peanuts will be exported in world markets.
M.A.Ansari
 

 

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Charikar (BNA) The Women’s Handicrafts and Agriculture Exhibition was held in Charikar center of Parwan province yesterday.
According to BNA correspondent, in this exhibition, the Parwan Women’s handicraft and Agricultural Production was exhibited.
Fazluddin Ayar governor of Parwan while the representative of promote project was with him, visited from the exhibition, he emphasized the growth and prosperity  of women’s products in Parwan and promised that he will try to provide good markets for women’s products in that province.
The Promote projects representative said that they would like to put the promote projects better in the past in Parwan province and will introduce women’s products in world markets, which will lead to the marketing of women’s products.
T. Yarzada
 

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Finance and Senior Presidential Advisor on Infrastructures Affairs, Prof. Mohammad Humayun Qayumi, chaired the meeting of High Economic Council (HEC), at the Presidential Palace, said in a statement the other day.
Various issues, including the agenda of 1397’s 17th session of the high economic council, the trade plan on creation of jujube process center in Farah province, draft plan on expansion of electric payment, report on pine nut trade and process development and the like have been discussed in the meeting, said the statement.
The meeting, after inclusive discussion on the report about pine nut trade and process development and providing the needed electricity for the industrial parks, thanked the efforts of the Khost provincial agriculture department and Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat achievement an suggested effective consultation relating to the creation of a pine nut processing center and its marketing in other world countries, said the statement.
According to the meeting, Da Afghanistan Breshana Shirkat was talked to provide the needed electricity for the Khost provincial agriculture department and after the extension of the 500 thousand volt rom Uzbekistan, other industrial parks in other provinces of the country, should be provided with electricity.  Other issues related to agenda, mostly focusing on the Kajaki Dam, have been discussed in the meeting, with the council members, said the statement.  The HEC signed a contract on the Kajaki dam handover to a Turkish construction company 77 to be controlled, maintained, utilized and well equipped the dam’s devices.
 

Tuesday November 6, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, National Procurement Commission (NPC)’s meeting was held yesterday at Presidential Palace. According to BNA report, in the meeting, 12 procurement items were reviewed and as a result 11 contracts worth more than 2.22 billion Afghani were approved.
The approved projects included the approval of construction project of 2nd lane of the 25.6km Bagram-Jabal Seraj road, provision and procurement project of two firefighter trucks for Farah and Nimroz custom houses, procurement of 186 items of necessary medical solutions and laboratory regents for health HQ of MoD, contract project of 37 equipment items for 9 block network of Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim Defense University, procurement of 13 grain items for HQ, provinces and units of 202nd Shamshad zone for five months and procurement of 2624 tons wheat seeds for six provinces including two contracts of MoI. Discussing in connection with medical solution and laboratory regents of MoD, President Ghani instructed the ministry of defense to put the issue of health and treatment of ANA personnel in its working priority. Meanwhile, report for establishment of national procurement institute and report of visiting tasked delegation of general directorate of national procurement authority of UK were delivered to the meeting.
 

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