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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Kabul (BNA) At the meeting initially construction of residential blocs of Yakatoot, Qala Wakil of Bibi Mehru up to the side of the Kabul Airport was taken up by the Urban Development Ministry.
On the basis of report of this ministry implementation of this project can change the complexion of the Kabul city and this is the first attempt of Afghanistan for reconstruction of a part of the Kabul City.
The members of the committee presented a series of their views in respect to the project from the engineering points of view with the respect to the Master plan of the city, green sites, roads, communication infrastructures and other facilities. 
While confirming the plan the CM committee instructed the Ministry of Urban Development to coordinate in with the Kabul Municipality on phases basis and inform the committee of progress of work. 
The Urban development also informed the meeting on the work of executive committee for the Kabul city wastes, and the committee while emphasizing on the basic role of water supply, canalization towards the protection of health of the people and protection of environment confirmed the work of the executive committee and assigned the finance ministry to contact Germany for assisting the project.
The proposal of ministry of commerce and industries in respect to permit for export of wooden products of Kunar to other provinces and abroad the committee advanced a series of proposals and views on the proposal and confirmed it for as three years period and stressed that this does not means to allow cutting of forests and export of raw wood to foreign countries.
The committee once again emphasized that the decision of the Council of Ministers in respect to provision of loans to the shopkeepers of Naseri Market and assigned the finance ministry to prepare a report on realization of the CM decision.
The committee also assigned the ministry of labor, social affairs and chambers of commerce to prepare a comprehensive report on the presence of foreign labor in the country, need and non-need of foreign specialists, work permit and their stay and present to the CM economic committee.
The meeting also authorized the high shura of Food Procurement Enterprise about the sale of 511 tons of washing powder stocked at its warehouses.
 

Monday, January 14, 2013
Herat (BNA) The minister of energy and water Mohammad Ismael Khan during visit to Herat has said that feasibility work to construct Pashtan dam in Karakh district of Herat began.
He also noted the work for the construction of project will begin soon, saying with building the dam the agriculture and economic condition of the people there will change.
Meantime, the director of Harirod project, Mohammad Fazli said that Pashtan Dam would have the capacity of 45 million meter cubic water after construction to pave the way for irrigation of thousands of hectares land besides generating 2 megawatt electricity.
 

Saturday January 12, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce and Industries says that the problem of Afghan traders on the Iranian border had been resolved and three containers of goods were allowed to move towards Afghanistan.
The spokesperson says this at a time that Farida Hamidi Neemruz People’s deputy at the National Assembly says that around 3,000 containers of Afghan traders’ goods are lying on the Iranian-Afghanistan border for the past 15 days for unknown reasons.
She added that the containers contain traders’ good and most of them are consumer good which if remain for long can be wasted as well.
She accused Iranian border authorities for creating problems for the Afghan traders for unknown reasons and they are practically violating the transit rights of Afghanistan and if this problem is not resolved the Afghan traders will not invest in the Chah Bahar area of Iran.
She said that some members of the National Assembly discussed this with the diplomats of Iranian embassy in Kabul and asked for resolving of this problem and the Iranian diplomats said that they will solve this problem.
Meanwhile, Mrs. Farishta Amini another deputy at the National Assembly said that the head of custom houses of finance ministry met with the officials of Sistan of Baluchistan as well, adding that probably the problem has been resolved.
 

Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Kabul (BNA) President Advisor, Eng. Mohammad Yusuf Pashtun during visit to Herat and meeting with Governor Daud Shah Saba has warned that building illegal townships is a challenge laying ahead the urbanization process in the country.
Out of 20 townships which have been constructed in Herat only seven of them are legal, Pashtun said, adding for the halting illegal constructions.
He also said that the Master Plan of Herat city will be completed by early next year.
Speaking at the meeting, governor, Saba said that 70 percent of the Master Plan of Herat city has been completed.
Herat city’s Master Plan, previously was designed by Germany experts for 200,000 people in 2800 hectares land.