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    Kandahar prayer beads become all the rage

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Prayer beads made of Shah Maqsood precious stone in southern Kandahar province have found their way to the international market.

    Business & Economics,Social

    Locals seek jobs on fuel project

    SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of northern Sar-i-Pul province on Sunday accused the authorities of failing to keep its promises of employing locals on the Amu River fuel extraction project.

    Governance,Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Kabul Bank case verdict being enforced: AG

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Implementation of the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Kabul Bank embezzlement case has started, the Attorney General Office (AGO) said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Insecurity threatens port revenue

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): If the fate of 16 kidnapped employees of Sher Khan Port in northern Kunduz province remains unknown, its income would be affected negatively, officials warned on Saturday.

    Governance,Business & Economics

    Planned merger of 3 banks draws flak

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The merger of three state-run banks into one entity would prove dangerous for Afghanistan’s economy, an expert warned on Thursday.

    Business & Economics

    Gold, rice & diesel down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of gold, rice and diesel decreased while other essential items stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.

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    Katawaz crude oil excavation underlined

    Kabul (Pajhwok): Economic experts believe that extraction of Katawaz crude oil in southeastern Paktika province will help strengthen the economy of the country.

    Governance,Business & Economics

    Afghan, UK firms inks juice deal

    LONDON (Pajhwok): The Omid Bahar Company of Afghanistan would export over 1,000 tonnes of pomegranate juice to the United Kingdom (UK), an official said on Wednesday.

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    Most Paktia depts. not paying sanitation dues

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Mayor of the southeastern Paktia province complained on Tuesday most of the departments were defaulters to the municipality and did not release cleanliness funds, which was badly affecting the sanitation work.