24 September 2019

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Sunday, August 18, 2019
Kandahar (BNA) 260 tons of fresh and dried fruits were exported from Kandahar to Pakistan.
The fruit was exported to Pakistan on the occasion of 100th anniversary of the country’s Independence by land and through the border of Speenboldak District.
Hayatullah Yayat governor of Kandahar told BNA, the fresh and dried fruits was part of Kandahar’s peasants’ corps this year.
The fruits was purchased from peasants by merchants and is expected to be sold in Pakistan markets.
Abdul Jabar Baluch head of Kandahar Investment Support Office at a ceremony of fruit export from Kandahar to Pakistan said, the government is trying to turn Afghanistan into an exporting country in the region.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, August 17, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
                                                                           
One Dollar                                                         78/40        Afs
One Pound Sterling                                            94/20       Afs
One Euro                                                            86/60       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       21/20       Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                       498       Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                           1130       Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                          06/60       Afs
Yarzada

Thursday, August 08, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with officials of the Afghan Ariana Airline Company reviewed ways for revival and reaching the company to self-sufficiency.
In the meeting, officials of the company first delivered their working report, overall situation, problems and challenges facing the company to the President.
After hearing their report, the country’s President said that the Afghan Ariana Airline Company was a national company and should reach self-sufficiency.
Pointing that the company was representing the country in a better way, President Ghani said economic and income plans of the company including the five-year plan for dispatching pilgrims to Saudi Arabia should be prepared and a commission should be formed to review all problems and challenges facing the company and deliver its suggestions so that the company once again stood on its feet.
The country’s President also stressed that the Afghan Ariana Airline should reach self-sufficiency and resume its flights to EU member countries.

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The National Procurement Commission (NPC) approved 11 procurement items including Asan Khidmat Consular Services worth 219 million Afghanis, the Presidential Press Office said the other day.
A statement from the Presidential Palace said that the  NPC meeting chaired by President Ashraf Ghani was convened Monday evening with the minister of communication and information technology presented the draft of the Asan Khidmat about the consular services, which was approved by the meeting.
The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology asked direction for assessing the procurement process of 2G 3G and 4G of BTS project from the National Procurements Commission which was approved by the commission, said the statement.
During the discussion, the country’s president instructed the Ministry of Finance and the National Statistic Office and the National Procurement Authority to coordinate with the Afghan Telecom company to arrange a plan for the pulling out of the contracts of the government run company from the restriction of few foreign companies, according to the statement.  Other issues have also been discussed at the meeting and the needed decisions were taken.

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