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    USAID-funded markets open in Maimana

    MAIMANA (PAN): Three new markets have been inaugurated with the financial assistance of USAID in northwestern Faryab province, officials said Thursday.

    Business & Economics

    Kunduz municipality revenue up by 30m afs

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The municipality of northern Kunduz province on Thursday announced a 30 million afghanis increase in its revenue during the current fiscal year, complaining of lack of public cooperation in implementing its policies.

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    Afghanistan becomes UIC member

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan was granted the International Union of Railways (UIC) membership at the 83rd General Assembly held last week in Paris, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.

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    Parwan exhibition showcases women’s products

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A day-long exhibition showcasing women’s handicrafts and agricultural products was organized in Charikar, the provincial capital of central Parwan province, on Wednesday.

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    Coal mines illegal extraction inflicts losses on national exchequer

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan has rich in natural resources and coal mines but due to government negligence its illegal and nonprofessional excavation causes huge losses to national exchequer, mining experts say.

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    Online public credit registry on the cards

    KABUL (PAN): For the first time, an online public credit registry system is being launched in Kabul to reduce risks, ensure transparency in loans, speedy transactions and healthy competition.

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    2 foreign firms submit bids for New Kabul Bank

    KABUL (PAN): Two foreign firms have submitted bids for the purchase of New Kabul Bank, an official said on Monday, when the deadline for bidding expired.

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    Security deal impasse sparking capital flight

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan Banks Association (ABA) on Monday said the delay in signing the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States had caused capital flight from the country.

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    Nangarhar mines generate 260m afs in a year

    JALALABAD (PAN): A big amount of revenue amounting to 260 million afghanis has been generated in the past 11 months from the rich mines of the eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.

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    60 kinds of food on display in Herat

    HERAT CITY (PAN): A big exhibition showcasing 60 different food items is inaugurated by the department of agriculture and livestock in western Herat province on Tuesday.