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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai has called upon citizens to buy and consume local products. 
Addressing a conference to boost national industries here yesterday, the president pointed out that local industries will not develop unless and until the citizens buy and consume. 
He also instructed concerned ministries including commerce, finance and agriculture to facilitate the ground for utilizing and consuming local products.
The president also showed some Afghanistan-made medicines to the participants, calling on citizens to buy and consume local made medicines.
The president also said that Afghanistan will make progress by the hands of Afghans including religious leaders, national traders, educated youth and industrialists.
Allaying the concerns in 2014, the president said that the situation in the country is improved by each passing day, saying certain western media has been reporting baseless propaganda that Afghanistan would slide towards disability after 2014.
They also said that Afghanistan would welcome the investment from Iran, Pakistan and China, adding Indian businessmen had shown interest in investing in Afghanistan.
The president, who later inaugurated the industrial exhibition organized by AISA, also expressed satisfaction over the quality and development of national products. 
He also said the presidential and parliamentary elections will be held as per schedule.
 

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The ministry of interior, Brishna Company and The Dehsabz-Barikab City Development Authority (DCDA) inked an agreement yesterday.
Speaking on the occasion, the senior minister Hedayat Amin Arsala said bringing coordination among authorized bodies for planning and development in Kabul New City in line the minister’s council decisions is a positive step.
Jamal Nasir Sediqi of the ministry for interior in his speech described Kabul New City as national project, saying the interior ministry would ensure its security with letter and spirit.
Head of Brishna Company, Abdul Razaq Samadi termed the Kabul New City as an important economic project and announced its support for the implementation.
Engineer Gholam Sakhi Hassanzada the executive director of Kabul New City in his speech said the new project will be constructed in line with the new master plan of Great Kabul/Kabul Metropolitan Area.

 

Monday, November 26, 2012
Qalai Now (BNA) The minister for water and power Mohammad Ismael Khan laid the foundation stone of the power sub-station in Badghis provincial capital Qalai Now yesterday. 
At a cost of 14.8 million US dollars, the project will be implemented by Iranian company Samir. 
The project, according to officials will be implemented in three phases which include line transmission from Iran and Turkmenistan to Qalai-Now at the length of 52 km with 110 KW capacity and distributing power to residents. 
The essential project, according to Ismael Khan will be completed with 20 months.
 

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Samangan (BNA) The Afghan Telecom Company inked an agreement with ZTE Company worth 32 million US dollars.
In the agreement which inked in the presence of minister for communication and information technology Amirzai Sangin, equipment’s GSM and 3G will be provided.
Speaking on the occasion, minister Sangin said that more than 85 percent of the country’s populations have access to communication services and 1.8 billion US dollars have been invested in communication fields.
With providing these equipments, the minister hoped that more areas will be covered by communication services.