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    Despite Iranian curbs, Nimroz revenue up

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The revenue of western Nimroz province has significantly increased, but officials on Monday complained the Iranian government had banned the entry of some transit trucks coming to the port.

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    $2b lost to corruption annually: IWA

    KABUL (Pajhwok): About $2 billion government annual revenue is lost to corruption and mismanagement annually, the Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) said on Monday.

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    Wardak mines generate 6m afs revenue

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Nearly six million afghanis revenue has been collected under short and long-term mining contracts with various firms in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday.

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    Daikundi residents face food shortage

    NIELI (PAJHWOK): People are facing a food shortage in central Daikundi province, the director of agriculture warned on Monday.

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    Khost municipality claims revenue hike

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Khost Municipality on Saturday claimed a 55 percent increase in its revenue in the first nine months of the current solar year, linking the rise to a crackdown on administrative graft in the southeastern province.

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.