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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The precious stones of Afghanistan in international exhibition of Holland are faced with unprecedentedly welcome of viewers of the world.
In this international exhibition, the precious stones and handicraft of the world are laid to show.
The booth of Afghanistan in this international exhibition has numerous viewers.
Omer, Afghan merchant who leads the merchants of Afghanistan at this exhibition said the BNA that most viewers visited Afghan booth at this international exhibition.
According to him, with having special quality, the precious stones of Afghanistan made foreign viewers surprised and they appreciated them.
The previous stones of Afghanistan especially lapis lazuli of Keran and Menjan of Badakhshan and emerald of Panjsher with having high quality enjoy from world fame.
But, it is said that other precious stones of Afghanistan such as garnet, ruby and fluorite also laid to display at this exhibition.
The handicraft of Afghanistan also has numerous viewers at this show.
Afghan ambassador in Holland, Enayatullah Nabeel in a briefing told BNA that he is glad because of warmly welcome of world people from precious stones of Afghanistan at this, exhibition and hoped this welcome can cause further extraction and export of precious stones of Afghanistan for the blossoming of our economy.
According to figures, despite less utility from precious stones, the government of Afghanistan earns about $ six millions income annually. 

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Daikondi (BNA) The asphalting work of 450 meter road commenced in Daikondi province today. 
This projects costs 1900,000 Afghanis.  Qurban Ali Urozgani, governor of Daikondi said to BNA, this road has 450 meter length and 5 meters wide and the asphalting work of that has been started by municipality of Daikondi province. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Economic growth and stability go hand in hand.
The opening of a new iron-processing factory in Herat city gives the province the economic power that comes with heavy industry.
The plant melts down old scrap metal, and can produce 100 tones of iron each day. “This is the first factory to process scrap metal in Herat.
We have enough scrap metal in storage to keep the factory running for a year,” said Dawood Shah Saba, the governor of Herat province.
The Minister of Commerce and Industries Anwarul Haq Ahadi continued, saying: “The factory is an important step towards decreasing our reliance on imported steel, and towards improving economic development. It can provide a large part of the steel required by Afghanistan each year.”
The factory was built by a private trader, and cost $8 million. It contains metal and modern equipment capable of handing different grades of metal.
The plant employs 300 people, including 50 foreigners with special technical skills. The inauguration of a new factory means more job opportunities, less crime and a better economy,” a Herat resident, Abdul Ghadir, wrapped up the benefits of the new factory. “Many people are worried about the foreigners leaving the country in 2014, but an investment like this shows that Afghans can become independent and stay in the country.
When a person has a job and earns money, he will co-operate with the government. There are, currently, 150 factories operating in Herat Industrial Park, employing 15,000 people. This is one example of the growth that is occurring across Afghanistan, laying the foundation for a peaceful and prosperous society.

Sunday, September 16, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Marshal Mohammad Qaseem Fahim first vice-president chaired a meeting of the economic committee of the CM in which the draft of the laws of local organs and local councils were taken up.
Addressing the meeting Marshal Fahim discussed the importance of laws for the country and said that the local organs and the provincial council are in need of laws to direct them towards principled directions.
He noted that daily we are facing instance that no legality exists in some accomplishments of those foundations and the draft laws would fill up the gap in this respect.
Minister of justice informed the meeting on the draft laws.
The draft was discussed at the meeting and certain proposal was advanced for further enrichment of the draft.
The meeting confirmed the draft law on provincial councils considering the views expressed at the meeting and decided that the draft should be referred to the CM for legal process.