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.
KUNDUZ CITY/TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Prices of liquefied gas and firewood have spiraled in northern Takhar and Kunduz provinces due to road blockades triggered by heavy snowfall, residents complained on Wednesday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Tuesday said the just-inaugurated 3G technology and GSM services would be made available across the country over the next six months.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Two consecutive days of heavy snowfall have brought to a standstill trade activity at the Hairatan dry port and in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, officials said on Monday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has decided to open its land routes for transit trade under an international agreement signed in December in the Indonesian city of Bali under the World Trade Organisation (WTO), a report said on Sunday.