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    New turbines being added to Greshk dam

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three new turbines are set to be added to the Greshk dam in southern Helmand province to increase its power-generating capacity to 4.8 megawatts, an official said on Thursday.



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    Kabul to host SPECA meeting

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan is striving for the success of the United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) and expanding regional cooperation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on Wednesday.



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    CASA-1000: power purchase deal discussed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul, Islamabad, Dushanbe and Bishkek have agreed in principle on a power purchase accord on electricity supply from Central Asia to South Asia, a report said on Wednesday.



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    Safi Airways completes IOSA renewal audit

    KABUL (Pajhwok) Safi Airways on Tuesday announced renewing its IATA Operational Safety Audit registration, hailing it as an achievement for the privately-owned airline.



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    Takhar mining revenue slumps by 300m afs

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The mining revenue of northern Takhar province fell by almost 300 million afghanis in 2013 due to non-cooperation from certain government organs, an official said on Friday.  



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    Afghanistan, EU sign deal on WTO accession

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and the European Union (EU) on Monday signed a deal concluding their bilateral negotiations on Afghanistan’s accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO).



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    US plans $300m in new aid to Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ahead of a drawdown of troops from Afghanistan, Washington is mulling over $300 million in new aid programmes over next five years to stabilise the country's war-tattered economy, the USAID chief said on Monday.



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    Pajhwok poised to launch mining website

    KABUL: Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) is all poised to launch a separate website dedicated to the mining sector, luring investment and disseminating basic



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    Sugar, gas prices go up in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Prices of sugar and liquefied gas rose and other daily-use item rates stayed steady during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.



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    Safi Airways accredited for high safety standards

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Maintaining its impeccable safety standards since its inspection, Afghanistan’s international airline Safi Airways has been accredited for its consistently laudable performance.