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    Baghlan factory produces 570 tonnes of sugar

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Baghlan Sugar Mills produced 570 tonnes of sugar during the current year, the same level as achieved in 2013, a senior official said on Friday.

    Governance,Business & Economics

    President makes pitch for Pakistani investment

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday hoped Pakistan’s investment in Afghanistan would play a key role in further improving ties between the neighbours.

    Business & Economics

    Gold rate up, fuel and afghani down

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of gold jumped while the rates of fuel decreased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.

    Business & Economics,Features

    A model of economic development

    While others around them continue to squabble among themselves, remain suspicious of each other and are lukewarm in their responses even after agreeing in principle to bury the hatchet that mars their past relationship with each other, the Chinese single-mindedly pursue an economic agenda in their well-thought-out interest.

    Business & Economics,Social

    1,500 families distributed winter aid

    GHAZNI CITY/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Nearly 1,500 displaced and needy families were distributed non-food items in southern Ghazni and central Maidan Wardak provinces on Wednesday, officials said.

    Governance,Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Graft increased under unity govt: ACCI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Wednesday complained against rising insecurity and corruption in the country and asked the unity government to tackle the menace by introducing the cabinet.

    Security and Crime,Business & Economics,Social

    Traders complain of illegal taxes

     ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Traders on Wednesday complained about what they called illegal taxes on the Nimroz-Kandahar highway and said the situation was discouraging them.

    Business & Economics

    Land plots distributed to Ghor teachers

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): The process of distributing land plots to teachers started in western Ghor province on Tuesday, officials said.

    Business & Economics

    Kuchis in Balkh deprived of meadows

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Nomadic Kuchis in norther Balkh province on Tuesday alleged influential people denied them access to meadows in different districts. 

    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Wardak apple yield down, wheat up

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The apple crop production has dropped while wheat harvest yield has markedly increased in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday.