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    Mahmud Karzai, Haseen Fahim yet to return due banks’ loan

    KABUL (PAN):  After passing four long years, as many as $11 million loan paid to Afghan Investment Company (AIC) by four banks--- with guarantors Mahmud Karzai, Haseen Fahim and Mirwais Azizi--- to the Ghori Cement Factory, however, the due loan with interests have yet to be returned to the banks.



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    Strategic reserves to help check prices

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghan entrepreneurs’ body on Sunday said spiraling prices of essential daily-use commodities, including food, could not be checked due to the shortage of strategic reserves in the country.



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    Cell phone calls not safe from being spied on

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Sunday admitted cell phone calls made in Afghanistan were not safe from being spied on, saying some foreign intelligence agencies might still monitored them.



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    $5b Pak-Afghan trade target unattainable

    KABUL (PAN): A research report suggests trade target of $5billion between Afghanistan and Pakistan set for the fiscal year 2015 is unlikely to be achieved, thanks to increasing Iranian exports into Afghan market.



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    ‘India-Afghan fair to promote partnership in innovation’

    KABUL (PAN): Representatives of regional business and assistance groups on Wednesday attended an Indian- Afghan trade fair to observe the innovative exhibition of the two countries in the capital Kabul on Wednesday.



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    Kandahar tax collection witnesses sharp rise

    KANDAHAR (PAN): Around 905 million afghanis has been generated through taxes collected from local industries, businesses and traders this year in the southern Kandahar province--- as compared to 836 million afghanis last year, an official of revenue department said.



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    Agro-industrial exhibition opens in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): The provincial rural development department on Wednesday launched an exhibition showcasing different handicrafts and other locally produced goods in the capital of southeastern Paktia province.



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    Afghan transitions offer trade opportunity: US

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The political and economic transition in Afghanistan offers tremendous opportunity for the countries of South and Central Asia to connect together in a common trade link, a top Obama Administration official said Tuesday.



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    Afghan IT products praised at Azerbaijan show

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan industrialists are taking part for the first time in the 19th Azerbaijan International Telecommunication and IT Exhibition and Conference that began a day earlier in Baku, the central capital.



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    Germany willing to invest in Jawzjan gas fields

    SHIBERGHAN (PAN): German Counsel General Karl Lieberman based in northern Balkh province on Monday paid a visit to the gas fields in Shiberghan, the capital of Jawzjan province, indicating his country’s willingness for investment.