UAE Willing To Purchase Afghan Saffron

The Presidential Palace says President Ghani had a “productive visit” to the UAE. The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) on Monday said that the United Arab Emirates has shown interest to purchase saffron from Afghanistan during President Ghani’s Read More…

Afghanistan Hit World Record T20 Score

Hazratullah Zazai smashed the ball to every corner of the ground, and even out of the stadium, as Afghanistan racked up a world record T20 score of 278-3 in a crushing demolition of Ireland on Saturday. The 20-year-old Zazai’s unbeaten Read More…

26% Hike in Pistachio Yield in Samangan

The northern Samangan province has witnessed a considerable increase in its pistachio production this year. According to sources, pistachio yield in the province has reached 212 tons this year, indicating a 26% increase from last year. Farmers have earned 265mn Read More…

More Afghan Women Enter the Financial Sector

One hundred and two young Afghan women graduated today from USAID’s Promote: Women in the Economy (WIE) Microfinance Institute Training (MFI) program. The women are part of the program’s second apprenticeship session, which now includes 177 graduates. Implemented by the Read More…

Afghanistan-China Air Corridor Inaugurated

The new air cargo corridor is expected to generate between $700 and $800 million worth of pine nuts alone each year. President Ashraf Ghani inaugurated Afghanistan-China air cargo corridor on Tuesday morning – an air corridor that will hopefully generate Read More…

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