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Saturday February 8, 2014
Kabul (BNA) Based on Najibullah Akhtari’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                           Buying                                           Selling
One Dollar                                                     57/10 afgs                                  57/15afgs
One Pound sterling                                         93/40 afgs                                  93/50 afgs
One Euro                                                        77/70 afgs                                   77/80 afgs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                   15/50 afgs                                   15/60 afgs
One Saudi Riyal                                             15/15 afgs                                   15/20 afgs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                        900 afgs                                      910 afgs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                    531 afgs                                     532afgs
One Thousand Iranian Riyals                        19/30 afgs                                 19/40 afgs

Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai inaugurated “Salam” the Afghan Telecom GSM and 3G internet services network by a telephonic conversation and via opening of the internet system of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in Kabul. 
Presidential press office said BNA, while opening this system President Karzai had a telephonic conversation with an employee of Afghan Telecom and through it congratulated the Afghan nation over the start of this system and called the system a bold step towards communications.
Addressing the ceremony President Karzai noted that today I am inaugurating a communication-internet services system which has been initiated and made possible by the Afghans.
He added that all those initiatives that are made by the Afghans are to the benefit of this nation.
Praising this initiative of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology as another bold step towards development of communications the president adding that our correct investment has its benefits because this company seven years ago by investing USD2 million now has got USD60 million benefit in this system.
He called this initiative a good step towards development and stressed that often through this system people are threatened, warned and insulted as well and some time it is used in improper way as well.
He added that by launching of this system personal secrecy should be secure and our youth should use this system properly and they should observe high morale and they should not allow that such a system negatively impact our moral.
He hoped that this system would prepare job opportunities for the youth of the country. The ceremony was also addressed by Minister of Communications and Information Technology Eng. Sangin and he explained the achievements of the ministry in the past 12 years, adding that the communications system in Afghanistan can compete with the regional countries and in some instances we are even ten years ahead of some of the countries.
He called the Salam internet network and self-reliant system adding that the whole system is led by the Afghans who are providing better services to the people with each passing day.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Kabul (BNA) An agreement costing $ 43 million was signed yesterday between Minister of Foreign Affairs Zarar Ahmad Usmani and Japan ambassador to Kabul for extension and reconstruction of Kabul International Airport (KIA).
Interior Ministry press office stated BNA, before signing the agreement, Minister of Foreign Affairs Zarar Ahmad Usmani said, “Japan will spent $ 43 million in various sections as renovation of terminal, selling some equipment as x-ray machines for security checking gates and shuttle buses.”
“Japan has assisted $ 5 billion in various sections to Afghanistan so far and is the second donor to Afghanistan, saying only $ 100 million has been spent by Japan for reconstruction of KIA,” Usmani said.
According to Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Tokyo conference, Japan ambassador to Kabul had pledged that Japan would assist $ 9 billion to Afghanistan until 2017.
Afterwards, Japan ambassador to Kabul said, “Kabul International Airport is a gate connecting Afghanistan with the World and our assistance is a sign of friendship between people of Japan and Afghanistan.”
Japan assistance to KIA would be for construction of the terminal’s second floor to be used for returning of passengers, extension of the airport and machines controlling passengers, he said.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Kabul (BNA) Based on Najibullah Akhtari’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                        Buying                                        Selling
One Dollar                                 56/70 afgs                                  56/80afgs
One Pound sterling                 92/40 afgs                                  92/50 afgs
One Euro                                  76/60 afgs                                   76/70 afgs
One Emirate’s Dirham          15/40 afgs                                   15/45 afgs
One Saudi Riyal                     15/10 afgs                                     15/15 afgs
One Thousand Indian Rupees 920 afgs                                    930 afgs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees 528 afgs                                529 afgs
One Thousand Iranian Riyals   19/20 afgs                             19/30 afgs