KABUL (PAN): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday announced it would spend $300 million on the development of Afghanistan's energy and transport sectors this year as part of the international community's aid pledges at Tokyo conference last year.
KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A senior customs official in southern Kandahar province on Monday said his department had recorded the lowest revenue collection this year, as traders were increasingly boycotting Pakistan’s Karachi seaport.
KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan and Iran on Monday signed an agreement on increased power supply to two western provinces from the neighbouring country. Iran exports 90 megawatts of electricity to Herat per hour and 10 megawatts to Nimroz.
KABUL (PAN): Water and Energy Minister Ismail Khan and his visiting Iranian counterpart Majid Namjoo on Sunday inaugurated in Kabul the installation of two power generators, each consuming 18,000 litres of fuel per hour.
KABUL (PAN): Aviation officials and Kam Air representatives on Saturday angrily rejected as baseless a media report that the airline smuggled big quantities of opium to Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe, on passenger flights.