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    17,000 complete basic literacy course in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): As many as 17,000 people were equipped with basic literacy in northern Balkh province last year, local authorities said on Friday.


    Kazakh aid for disaster victims reaches Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Kazakhstan government has delivered $800,000 aid to victims of natural calamities in northern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Russian flour aid perishes at Hairatan port

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): One hundred tonnes of flour, delivered by Russia in aid to Afghanistan, has perished at the Hairatan port in northern Balkh province, an official said on Friday.

    Security and Crime

    60 rebels killed & wounded in Balkh offensive

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Dozens of militants were killed and wounded during a three-day operation by Afghan security forces in a mountainous area of northern Balkh province, police said on Friday.

    Business & Economics

    Protracted poll process hits fuel trade

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Businessmen from the northern zone said on Friday the prolonged election process had left a deeply negative impact on trade activities and dealt a severe blow to security.

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Aug 25, 2014: Frangis, member of Balkh Provincial Council, addresses a press conference.

    Security and Crime

    Female PC runner survives gun attack

    MAZAR-E-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A female candidate for the provincial council on Monday escaped unhurt in an armed attack in northern Balkh province.


    Noor wants indisputable, early election results

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): In his message on Afghanistan’s 95th Independence Day, the governor of the northern Balkh province on Tuesday demanded election results be completed soon and in an indisputable way.


    Ring road around Blue Mosque planned

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A circular road has been planned around the famous Blue Mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, a municipal official said on Saturday.


    Apiculture training to spur honey production

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Abdul Ghani Sharaf, a resident of northern Balkh province, has switched to the beekeeping industry after nine years of owning a seeds company.