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    Business & Economics

    Work on Bamyan airport expansion launched

    BAMYAN (PAN): Work on a $15 million (781 million afghanis) airport expansion project was launched in the central province of Bamyan on Wednesday, officials said.  



    Reconstruction

    ADB-funded road asphalted in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): A 98-kilometre road was asphalted in Bamyan, reducing the four-hour distance between the provincial capital and Yakawlang district to 80 minutes, officials said on Wednesday.



    Business & Economics

    Fuel prices double in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): A halt to work on coalmines has lead to a hundred percent increase in fuel prices especially coal, in the central province of Bamyan, residents complained on Thursday.



    Governance

    New Zealand troops to leave Bamyan next year

    BAMYAN (PAN): The New Zealand defence minister, pledging $2 million in annual aid to Afghanistan over the next few years, on Monday announced troops from his country would be pulled out of central Bamyan province before 2014.



    BAMYAN CITY, Sept 29, 2012: UNICEF country Representative for Afghanistan Peter Crowley (left) and Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak jointly launch construction work on school buildings in

    BAMYAN CITY, Sept 26, 2012: The dead body of Aqila, 24, after she was brutally killed by her husband in Shibar district of central Bamyan province.
    PAJHWOK/Hadi Ghafari

    BAMYAN CITY, Sept 26, 2012: Brother of slain Aqila, a 24-year-old who was killed by her husband, gives information to Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN)'s reporter about the murder in central Bamyan provi

    BAMYAN CITY, Sept 25, 2012: A attractive view of the Central Bamyan province in autumn.
    PAJHWOK/Hadi Ghafari

    BAMYAN CITY, Sept 24, 2012: Bamyan Ulema Coucnil chief Mohmmad Sajjad Mohsani addresses a press conference in the central province.
    PAJHWOK/Hadi Ghafari

    BAMYAN CITY, Sept 20, 2012: Protesters in central Bamyan province chant anti-US slogans during a rally to condemn a blasphemous film that insulted the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).