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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Kabul (BNA) Hamid Karzai, president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in a meeting with Berum Guledi Naderov, Turkmen minister of gas and mine industry agreed Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, India and Pakistan are to sign an agreement for selling and buying gas in near future in Ishqabad. 
In the meeting, which was held yesterday afternoon at Presidential Palace, Naderov said the remaining issues of the session are to be finalized in a session with Afghan minister of mines in Ishqabad and the four countries will sign the agreement in Ishqabad in the offing. 
Afterwards, Hamid Karzai, president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, while evaluating the projects as important said with the completion of the project, not only economic situation will be expedited among the four countries but also it would put positive impacts on security and stability in the region. 
Likewise, Turkmen minister of gas and mine industry expressed best wishes of Turkmenistan president to President Hamid Karzai. 
It is said the meeting was also attended by Afghan minister of mines and industry Wahidullah Shahrani and head of gas reservoir and fuel development for Turkmenistan Qurban Muradov.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Commerce and Industries on Monday said it had purchased 10,000 tons of liquefied gas which would be available in Kabul utility stores for 55 Afghanis a kilogram and 60 Afs in private stores. 
Before Eidul Adha, one kg of gas sold for 55 Afs, but currently the rate hovers between 80 Afs and 90 Afs. 
In compliance with President Hamid Karzai’s directives, the ministry purchased 3,000 tons of gas from importers at the Hairatan Port in northern Balkh province and another 7,000 tones at the Torghundi Port in western Herat province. 
Ministry spokesman Wahidullah Ghazikhel said this news agency; the first convoy of trucks carrying the gas would be reaching Kabul this weekend. 
Another official at the ministry, Farid Sherzai, said 70 new utility stores offering gas had been set up in Kabul, taking the number of such stores to 100.  The stores sold one kg of gas for 55 Afs, be added. 
Sherzai added the gas purchased by the ministry was being offered to traders at a reasonable rate. 
The dealers, keeping in view their profits, would sell and kg for 60 Afs, he explained. 

Monday, December 12, 2011
Kabul (BNA) Dozens of Afghan containers filled with trading stuffs have been stopped along Pakistan-Afghanistan route. 
According to Pakistani news media, Pakistani security forces have stopped dozens of the Afghan containers filled with stuffs, considering that the stuffs belonged to NATO forces. 
The containers have been stopped in checkpoint of Tkhta Baig, an area in Jamroud of Peshawar.

Sunday, December 11, 2011
Kabul (BNA) The UN delegation from its Kabul office arrived in Ghour province to meet the provincial in charges in Cheghcharan city calling the UN projects in Ghour especially in the peace process and reintegration and return to civil service as outstanding. 
The head of the UN delegation said that the UN shall expand its assistance to Ghour province alongside reconstruction of infrastructural projects and in program for peace, stability for the people in that province.