Sunday, January 15, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Fuel prices edged down, gold went up, but the rates of essential daily-use items stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, dealers said.
One liter of diesel cost 65 Afghanis and the same amount of petrol 59 Afghanis, against their last week’s rates of 70 Afs and 62Afs respectively, said Faqir Mohammad, who works at a filling station in the Qalacha area.
Abdul Baseer, a jeweler in the Lecce-i-Maryam neighborhoods, said the rate of one gram of Arabian gold increased from 2,100 Afs to 2,200 Afs and the same amount of Iranian variety from 1,750 Afs to 1,800 Afs.
He linked the increase to international market trends.
However, the prices of daily-use items remained unchanged.
A 50 kg sack of rice stayed stable at 2,500 Afs, a 5-Kg tin of Spin Ghar ghee at 420 Afs, a kilo of African black tea at 190 Afs and the same amount of Indonesian green tea at 160 Afs.
Food Traders Union head, Hajji Fazl Rahman said the rate of a 50-kg sack of Pakistani flour worked out at 1,040 Afs and the same amount of Brazilian sugar at 2,160 Afs, the same rates as last week.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Kabul, (BNA) The high investment committee held its meeting chaired by Dr. Anwarul Haq Ahadi Minister of commerce and industries.
At the meeting the plant for armored vehicles montage and repairing with the investment of USD ten million was discussed.
The meeting also discussed issues pertaining application of Balkh industrialists, iodine producing salt plant, soya bean plant and the Guri Mar industrial park in the province.
The meeting also confirmed and adopted the capital investment of USD 4.5 million for the industrial park of Kandahar and building of Ice cream and fruit conserving as well building of cold storages there.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The government of Saudi Arabia provided an assistance of three and half million Saudi Raial for purchase of furnishings and loud speakers for mosques.
Minister of Hajj and Endowment Dr. Mohammad Yusuf appreciating the embassy of the Saudi Arabia said that the Saudi Arabia has provided furnishings for 600 mosques in 32 provinces and 500 loud speakers and the series of aid of that country is continued.
The Saudi ambassador also said at the ceremony that as per the instructions of Prince Naef bin Abdul Aziz the Prince of Saudi Arabia, the cooperation committee of Saudi Arabia for people of Afghanistan will provide aid worth 275 million Afghanis to the ministry of education, Kabul University, theology faculty and winterization aid to the people of Afghanistan and the series of such aid is being continued.
Monday, January 09, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The protocol of economic, commercial and cultural cooperation was signed between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Tajikistan yesterday.
This protocol was signed in Kabul by Minister of Economy of Afghanistan and Minister of Transport of Tajikistan at the fourth session of joint economic, commercial and technical commission held in Kabul.
According to this protocol, the Republic of Tajikistan helps Afghanistan in the fields of economy, commerce, culture and technical and other areas.
At the concluding session, Associate Prof. Ghulam Nabi Farahi, acting information and culture minister Dr. Mohammabullah Batash deputy transport and aviation minister and the in charges of concerned organs were attended.