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    Work on time-consuming projects halted

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance on Monday said budget deficit has forced them to stop construction work on some time-consuming development projects.



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    Economic uplift plan for Badakhshan launched

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A comprehensive regional economic development plan for southeastern Badakhshan province was launched on Friday, a German organisation said.



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    Dam revenue ends up in Taliban’s pockets

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials said most of the revenue from the Sarda dam in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province is pocketed by the Taliban militants.



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    Wind power generation: Survey launched

      TALOQAN (Pajhwok): A survey for wind-power generation has been launched in northern Takhar province, an official of the Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (ABS) said on Wednesday.



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    Zakhilwal, Dar discuss CASA-1000 project

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Minister of Finance Dr. Omar Zakhilwal met his Pakistani counterpart Ishaq Dar on the sidelines of the 39th meeting of the Islamic Development Bank’s Board of Governors in Jeddah.



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    Samangan coalmine revenue rises

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Revenue from coalmines in the Dar-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province has reached 1.6 billion afs in the first six months of the current fiscal year, an official said on Tuesday.



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    CASA-1000: Power prices issue settled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan and Tajikistan have reached an understanding on the price of electricity under the Central Asia-South Asia (CASA) 1,000 project, a media report said on Tuesday.



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    50pc of Herat marbles lost during mining

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Due to negligence on the part of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, a large portion of marble is lost during mining in western Herat province, local officials say.



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    Fuel, sugar & gold prices up in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Prices of fuel, sugar and gold went up during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.



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    Balkh airport revenue surges manifold: Report

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Following the launch of flights from Maulana Jalaludin Mohammad Balkhi international airport to foreign countries in northern Balkh province had helped increase in airport’s revenue by four times, an official said.