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    Afghanistan to join WTO family soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul on Sunday signed a cooperation agreement on trade with Washington, officials said, hoping Afghanistan would be granted membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the next three months.

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    Afghanistan grabs carpet Oscar award

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan won the international Oscar Carpet award for the second time in an international exhibition held in Germany.

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    LPG, oil prices go down in Kabul

     KABUL (PAN): The prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), oil and some food items decreased, while the prices of dollar and Iranian gold increased during the outgoing week in capital Kabul,

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    CASA-1000 to strengthen economy, security

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A Ministry of Water and Energy official on Tuesday said the Central Asia-South Asia electricity transmission project (CASA-1000) would help strengthen Afghanistan’s economy and security.

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    Vocational courses empower Kandahar women

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Despite a budget shortage, the Women’s Affairs Department in southern Kandahar province has been able to train hundreds of women in various skills to help them become self-reliant, an official said on Sunday.

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    Sher Khan Port revenue soars to 730m afs

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The annual customs revenue of the Sher Khan Port in northeastern Kunduz province has reached 730 million afghanis this solar year, showing a 130 million afs increase, an official said on Saturday.

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    Dilawari spurns SIGAR report as misleading

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The top official of the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) on Saturday dubbed the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) report on a possible crisis in the country’s banking sector as misleading.

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    Number of factories doubles in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The number of factories has more than doubled this solar year in northern Balkh province, a trader representative said on Tuesday.

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    5 more factories open in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five more factories were inaugurated on Thursday in southern Kandahar province, taking the number of such entities at the industrial park to 86.

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    Petrol, sugar prices down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of petrol, sugar and oil decreased during the outgoing week in the central capital Kabul, retailers said on Thursday.