23 July 2019

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Monday, July 01, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of Agriculture and irrigation announced the starting work of a milk collection center in Tobgherdi village, Parwan province.
BNA quoting from press release of the Ministry of agriculture and irrigation, the building will be constructed in the area of two and half acres of land that has been given by Mohammad Akbar a resident of the area to the cooperative breeders.
According to the statement, the new center will be built by the National Horticulture and Livestock Program with a capacity of 5000 liters of milk
T. Yarzada

Monday, July 01, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
One Dollar                                                         80/80        Afs
One Pound Sterling                                            101/20       Afs
One Euro                                                            91/30       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       20/35       Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                           508       Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                              1160       Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                            06/10       Afs

Monday, July 01, 2019
Maidan-Shaher (BNA) The construction work of second road of Kabul-Maidan Shaher begun.
This road at length of 24km and 7m wide connect Kabul with Maidan-Wardak province.
160 meter long bridge will also be built alongside of this road.
The government also have plan to rebuild the Company area’s bridge that has been damaged by floods.
Yama Yari Minister of Transport told BNA, the construction work of the second line road of Kabul-Maidan-Shaher, a bridge and reconstruction of Company area’s bridge have been estimated 16000000 Afghanis which will pays by government.
With the construction of second road of Kabul-Maidan-Shaher, the traffic congestion will be reduced in this route and it’s also a great deal of convenience for travelers and caravans.
The Minister of Transport says that the implementation of these projects will take three years.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, June 30, 2019
Kabul (BNA) A fish farming ranch has been launched in eastern Logar province.
The farm has cost 1.5 million Afghanis to be built.
According to the officials of the farm, it has provided job opportunities for dozens of people either directly or indirectly.
The warm-water fishes are kept and growth in this farm, the officials say.
They further say that the residents and farmers of the southern provinces are interested in buying this kind of fishes.
They stress that this type of fishes is kept well on the shallow fields of cultivation.
According to the officials, every year bout 400,000 fishes re being produced on the farms and they hope to double this number in the next year.
However, they criticize the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock for the absence of its cooperation with them.
“Although we asked the Agriculture Directorate for their cooperation, they have not taken any measures yet,” said Hamayoun Naeimi, the person in charge of the farms.
Meanwhile, Nasir Ahmad Durrani, the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock says that they will cooperate up to 50% with all private sectors in the field of fish farming in the country.
Though it is nearly five years that fish farming ranch has been launched, the officials of the farm have recently decided on keeping the fishes in the shallow fields of cultivation.

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