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Monday June 4, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                               
One Dollar                                               71/32 Afs                       
One Pound Sterling                                 94/70 Afs                       
One Euro                                                          83    Afs                       
One Emirate’s Dirham                            19/20 Afs                       
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                 598 Afs                       
One Thousand Indian Rupees                            1035  Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                          11/25  Afs
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Monday June 4, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, a session of High Economic Council (HEC) was held at Chahar Chenar palace yesterday.
In the session, report suggestions and operation plan for clearing the dealings and submission of Ghori Cement Factory and Kar Kar and Doodkash coal mines, tinder process of gold and copper mines of Zarkashan of Ghazni, suggestions for implementation of fertilizer and electricity enterprise, reconstruction project of Sheberghan gas areas and draft for distribution and specification of lands’ price in industrial parks were discussed. Related to operation and implementing plan for clearing the dealings of Ghori Cement Factory and Kar Kar and Doodkash coals mines, acting minister of mines and petroleum said that the contracting company had to reconstruct the first and second factories of cement as well as establish a third factory, but failed to do so; therefore, all dealings with the company should be reviewed in coming months. In the session, the country’s President said that the contracting company has violated the law and instructed that an intra-ministerial committee led by ministry of mines and petroleum should be created to clear all dealings with the respective company. Related to tinder process of gold and copper mines of Zarkashan in Ghazni instructed that a joint committee from ministries of finance, economy and mines should talk to the contracting company in connection with working condition and incase that the company showed no preparations for execution of work on the respective mines, the contract should be announced again.
 

Saturday June 2, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani inaugurated two power projects in northern Balkh province here on Wednesday, presidential statement said. According to the statement, the president inaugurated 2-/220 KV power sub-station for Khulam district and 20/40 KV electricity distribution unit for Marmul district of Balkh province. Delivering his remarks at the ceremony held on the occasion, Balkh governor Mohammad Ishaq Rahguzar welcomed President Ghani and accompanied delegation and congratulated inauguration of the two projects to President and Balkh residents. He also enumerated a number of their problems to President. Pointing to mass participation of Balkh residents in voter registration process, governor asked president to do more for drought affected areas of the province. Later Ahmad Bai and Hamidullah Mutawakel representing their districts congratulated inauguration of the projects and shared their problems, including poverty, unemployment, lack of spring houses, standardization of agriculture, construction of dams, establishment of factories and improvement of education facilities with the president and asked him to consider their demands.
They also extended their supports of government projects. Congratulating Balkh resident over inauguration of the two projects, President Ghani said 9 provinces of the country have been facilitated with electricity and the process to be continued to other provinces. The president said Northern provinces have further been affected by drought, instructing the ministries of agriculture and rural rehabilitation development to address the problems of resident of those areas. “Six thousands of schools to be constructed across the country, including the districts and cold provinces are in our priorities,” the president added. The president said government was committed to water management and production of electricity. “Ground paved for exportation of Afghan products and doors have been kept open for us.” The President went on as saying democratic government are being established through elections and that the constitution has given the right to citizens. “Enemies of our country are afraid of our unity and targeting the voter registration centers. Our countrymen and women should attend the process,” the president concluded his remarks as saying.
 

Monday, May 28, 2018
Kabul (BNA) Based on Khan Mohammad Baz’ head of currency exchangers in Kabul, Shahzada market report the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:                                                                     
One Dollar                                               71/62 Afs                           
One Pound Sterling                                 95      Afs                                               
One Euro                                                83/55 Afs                           
One Emirate’s Dirham                           19/50 Afs                           
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees          602 Afs                           
One Thousand Indian Rupees                1060 Afs                                         
One Thousand Iranian Rupees              11/80 Afs                           
Yarzada

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