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Prospects of Pak-Afghan Trade

Prospects of Pak-Afghan Trade

Afghanistan and Pakistan as neighboring countries, with around 2,600 km long border, rely on each other to a great extent; particularly, in the domain of their trade requirements. Afghanistan, being dominated by insecurity for more than four decades now, does not have strong economic system and requires to import most …

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Atmar Meets OIC Secretary-General, Discusses Peace Talks

Atmar meets OIC Secretary General

RIYADH – Afghan Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar held talks on Wednesday with Yousef al-Othaimeen, the secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in Saudi Arabia and discussed the current peace talks being held in Doha, Qatar. In a statement, the Jeddah-based organization said discussions were held on the peace …

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2 Children Killed, Four People Wounded in Landmine Blasts

landmine blasts in Afghanistan

TIRINKOT/JALALABAD – Landmine blasts killed two children and injured another four people including women in central Uruzgan and eastern Nangarhar provinces, officials said Wednesday. Uruzgan Governor Omar Sherzad told news outlets that one child was killed and three women were injured in a landmine blast in the Gizab district on …

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MoPH: 9.9 Million Children Get Polio Vaccine

Polio vaccine in Afghanistan 2021

Kabul – Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in collaboration with UNICEF and the World Health Organization, launched the first nationwide 2021 anti-polio vaccine campaign yesterday. The anti-polio vaccine campaign will last for five days and will aim to vaccinate 9.9 million children under five across the country. By 2020, …

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UK Calls for Urgent End to Violence in Afghanistan

UK calls for urgent end to violence in Afghanistan

KABUL – Ian Collard, British Deputy Ambassador to Afghanistan Thursday issued a New Year message, calling for an urgent end to violence in Afghanistan. He stated that the Afghan people have been victims of the high level of violence and targeted attacks on human rights activists, journalists, and government workers …

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Afghanistan Interested to Utilize Gwadar Port

Afghanistan interested to Use Gwadar Port

PESHAWAR – Afghanistan has shown a keen interest in utilizing the Gwadar Port in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan’s province to boost its trade capacities. Visiting Afghan Minister of Commerce and Industry Nisar Ahmad, at a meeting with Pakistan’s Maritime Affairs Minister Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, said his country wanted to use …

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