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    Ahmad Shah Erfanyar

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    Health

    Turkey donates 5 ambulances to health ministry

    KABUL (PAN): Turkey has donated five ambulances and a few medical equipments to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health, an official said on Thursday.



    Agriculture

    Traders to build cold storage facilities in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN):  A group of traders on Wednesday pledged to invest to build cold storage and processing facilities for agricultural products for farmers in some districts of Kabul.



    Reconstruction

    Work on Kabul airport taxiway launched

    KABUL (PAN): Construction work on a Japan-funded international-standard taxiway at the Kabul airport, a $27 million (1350 million afs) project, was launched on Tuesday, officials said.



    Health

    Japan-funded hospital to treat communicable diseases

    KABUL (PAN): A special Japanese-funded hospital that would treat communicable diseases would soon take shape in the capital Kabul, after the foundation stone was laid by officials on Thursday.



    Agriculture

    Several agri schemes to be executed in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) Mohammad Asif Rahimi on Tuesday announced that numerous projects costing $14.2 million (710.7 million afs) would be implemented in Kabul.



    Governance

    Deal seen as a bullwark against foreign meddling

    KABUL (PAN): Kabul-based political analysts believe that neighbouring countries are against the Afghanistan-US strategic cooperation agreement because it blocks their interference in the war-torn country.



    Education

    400 Afghan students complete Pakistan-funded course

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan Ambassador Mohammad Saqid on Sunday distributed graduation certificates to 400 Afghan students on completing a three-month English language and computer literacy course in Kab



    Agriculture

    Drug cartels discourage saffron cultivation

    KABUL (PAN): Saffron is yet to emerge as a major alternative to poppy cultivation in Afghanistan due to the presence of international drug lords, who control the lucrative drug commerce, agriculture officials said on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics

    UN calls for early relief supplies to flood victims

    KABUL (PAN): The UN humanitarian chief on Monday said the world body had set aside $37 million in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan this year, calling for more cooperation between governments and NGOs.



    Education

    Turkey promises aid to Afghan education sector

    KABUL (PAN): A newly-constructed building for the Afghan-Turk High School was inaugurated in the capital Kabul on Saturday, officials said.