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Sunday, June 01, 2014
Kabul (BNA) Based on Najibullah Akhtari’ head of currency exchange market in Kabul (Saraye Shahzada) report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                            Buying                                        Selling
One Dollar                          57/70afgs                                    57/75afgs
One Pound sterling             96/10 afgs                                  96/20afgs
One Euro                            78/60 afgs                                  78/70afgs
One Emirate’s Dirham       15/60 afgs                                 15/65 afgs
One Thousand Indian Rupees 965 afgs                                975 afgs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees 576 afgs                           577afgs
One Thousand Iranian Riyals 17/60afgs                            17/70 afgs

Sunday June 1, 2014
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan is an agricultural country where majority of   the people are associated with this sector and the country maintains major potentials to further boost this field and add to national   economic development and self-reliance of the country to food. 
According to local officials of Kunduz province, agricultural sector has received visible   growth  in  recent   years  mainly   fruits  and  the  province has  the  capacity to produce 900 tons almonds every year.  “Almond   production  has developed in Kunduz province in recent years, if the responsible organs focus on agricultural sector, almond production will grow more,” Basher Ahmad Mujadidi, Chairman of almond production cooperative in Kunduz said.    
“Farmers need standard depots and hangers to keep their agricultural   products; we need also almond processing site to export our products abroad in standard shape.” In recent years, awareness campaigns      have been launched for traders about the standards and basics of trade and several international institutions have undertaken some training programs for this purpose. “We had not proper recognition about the basics of trade and commercial activities particularly about custom issues, now brochures and books have been printed and we can use from its contents,” Mujadidi said.
Meanwhile, a number of traders in Kunduz have said that formers and traders need more cooperation in the province to enter international markets and contribute in the development process of Afghanistan.     “We have only one  port which Sher khan port, in the  past  cement   and fruits were exported through this port, but the level of exports are  much low and we have to boost it,” local trader Amiri  said. Economic analysts believe that Afghanistan has the best climate for agriculture and investments in this sector could lead the country toward economic development and will decrease reliance of the country to foreign products.

Wednesday May 28, 2014
Kabul (BNA) Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) is proud of providing link between Afghanistan and the world’s advanced nations and create convenience for the people as good as it could.
The Afghan Bisim Money Mobil Communication (ABMMC) can provide services for the costumers with lack of banking accessibilities to easily use mobile banking system, said head of the AWCC, Amin Ramin.
Adding money or cash from countrywide provincial agencies, purchasing credit-cards of the AWCC, purchasing goods and needed materials from hundreds of the country’s registered stores could easily be accessed through mobile services. Power bills and sending money from one place to another in short time can be accessible through the ABMMC services which could be a great achievement and a step in the country’s economic development.
Deputy Telecommunication and Information Technology, Baryalay Hussam spoke in a meeting held at the Central Bank Da Afghanistan Bank and discussed the importance of money transfer.
Meanwhile, a number of Kabul citizens hailed the achieved gains by the AWCC network and said Afghanistan had been deprived of such services in the last 12 years and AWCC was the first telecommunication company which started operation and offered communication services to the people. Some economic analysts also praised the services and called them effective in the development of the country’s economy. However expressing regret over some user’s misuse of the communication services, Maryam a Kabul citizen lauded the AWCC for its effective services for the people asking the users to positively utilize the devices and not resort to bothering the people.
She said this was a new system could easily be used in money transfer and other services in the country with peaceful mind. She called the services unique in the country and said the Afghanistan people are highly in need of such offers. The AWCC since its establishment could provide various job opportunities and create numerous employments as well as help economic infrastructures in the country such as transportation, trade, power supply… etc. in the country.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Kabul (BNA) Based on Najibullah Akhtari’ head of currency exchange market in Kabul (Saraye Shahzada) report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                Buying                        Selling
One Dollar                                57/50afgs                    57/55afgs
One Pound sterling                   96/20afgs                    96/30afgs
One Euro                                 78/50 afgs                   78/60afgs
One Emirate’s Dirham              15/60 afgs                   15/65 afgs
One Thousand Indian Rupees    960 afgs                      970 afgs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees   570 afgs                  577afgs
One Thousand Iranian Riyals     17/50afgs                    17/60 afgs