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Monday, January 09, 2012
Kabul (BNA)  Chairman and members of the nationwide industry union of Afghanistan in their meeting with second vice-president Mohammad Karim Khalili and chairman of economic committee shared their achievements and challenges in the industrial spheres they said that Afghanistan had some achievements in industry and reiterated that now Afghanistan is dependent on its domestic products in 15 sectors, adding that there are 200 active plants in Kabul and some of our industries for the first time are exporting their products to the regional countries. 
They also specified their problems in terms of non-availability of land, financial facilities and very complicated tax laws and asked for serious attention of the government for tackling their problems. 
They also informed Khalili on formation of a national conference for assessment of Afghanistan industries in the near future. 
At the meeting Khalili expressed pleasure over the achievements of the Afghan industry and considered the role of this sector in creation of jobs and meeting the needs of the people. 
Second vice president assured them that their problems will be discussed at a plenary session of the economic committee. 
The union of Afghan industries represents industrialists of Kabul, Herat, Mazar-i-Sharif, Kandahar and Jalalabad that are running over 2000 productive plants.

Sunday, January 08, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A contract costing at USD 3 million was signed in Kabul by the Ministry of Energy and Water and Al-Hashim Afghan and TMB company of Iran. 
On the basis of this contract electricity power will be provided for 3,000 families in Tarakhail area of Deh Sabz district. 
Acting minister of power and water Mohammad Ismail said that is it a pleasure for him that power energy will be provided for a big segment of people in Tarakhail area of Deh Sabz. 
He added that the project costs USD 3 million and 366,000 which will be provided by the finance ministry. 
He added that the project covers transmission line, provision of double circuit of 20 KW from the substation to Tarakhail village and building of distribution unit in the village along with installation of fifteen transformers with different capacities. 
He noted that Afghanistan possesses 46 billion sqm of surface water and annually 20 billion of it is used inside Afghanistan and he pointed out that the media should not carry on incorrect data that may disrupt public minds.

Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Agreement on Ferdous city construction road of Mazari-e-Sharif was signed today. 
This road has 15 km length and continued from Chouk Ferdous to Kabul bank of Mazar-e-Sharif city and will be constructed from development budget of public work ministry. 
According to BNA, the agreement of this project was signed by Mohammad Akbar Barekzai deputy ministry of public work ministry with head of Ilyas Wais constructional company. 
The total cost of this project is Afs 297 million. In charges of public work ministry said that this project will be completed within next one year.   Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The meeting was chaired by second Vice-president Mohammad Karim Khalili and head of the economic committee. 
The meeting considering the importance of the issues, challenges and existing problems on the path of execution of development projects by the ministries and member department of the economic committee were discussed. 
The members of the committee expressed the reason for delayed implementation of projects and forwarded their viewpoints for bringing of effectiveness in this respect. 
They attributed strained security, low capacities of the foundations, corruption, land expropriation, complexity of procurement, non-existence of supervisory mechanism and other factors in delayed implementation of the projects. 
The CM economic committee instructed the ministry of economy and administration affairs department of the CM to arrange the viewpoints in two weeks and propose specific solutions aimed accelerating the development projects implementation to be referred to the CM session. 
Considering the creation of the assigned commission in this respect, it was decided in the meeting held among the ministries in Jalalabad that a commission led by minister of economy should continue studying the factors impeding timely execution of the development projects.