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    MoF fails to achieve annual revenue target

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghan government’s revenue in 2013 stood at $112 billion, or a quarter of its annual budget, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) said on Wednesday.



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    90pc of Afghans get access to telecom services

    KABUL (PAN): Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) officials have described 2013 as a year of achievements, but insecurity, impassible areas and the absence of electricity in some parts remain hurdles to expanding telecom services.



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    2013 saw afghani falling against dollar

    KABUL (PAN): The afghani lost its value against the US dollar during the outgoing year, when rates of gold and some food items fell, compared with their prices in 2012.



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    Safi Airways starts Herat-Delhi flights

    KABUL (PAN): Safi Airways, a privately-owned international airline, has started flights from western Herat City to New Delhi, the Indian capital, twice a week, the carrier said on Tuesday.



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    233m afs cleanliness tax payable to municipality

    HERAT CITY (PAN): An amount of 233 million afghanis in cleanliness tax is payable by government and non-governmental organisations in western Herat province, an official said on Monday.



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    UIC membership to spur exports: Minister

    KABUL (PAN): The minister of public works on Sunday announced Afghanistan’s exports would increase with its membership of the International Union of Railways (UIC).



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    Helmand’s transport revenue soars by 44pc

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): The Helmand Transport Department’s revenue has increased by 44 percent in 2013, compared with last year, local officials said on Sunday. 



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    Bids for New Kabul Bank evaluated

    KABUL (PAN): The New Kabul Bank privatisation committee has evaluated financial and technical strength of the two companies that submitted bids in mid-December, the Ministry of Finance said on Saturday.



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    20,000 Heratis being sent to Iran for work

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Officials in western Herat province on Thursday said they were trying to provide work opportunities for 20,000 Afghans in neighboring Iran.



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    Exhibition organised in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (PAN): An exhibition, organised by the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA), was inaugurated in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, officials said.