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    Governance

    Ghani vows foreign aid accountability system

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has said his government wants to work with the World Bank (WB) and other international financial institutions for Afghanistan’s development.



    Security and Crime

    Missing female official found dead in Logar

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  A female Ministry of Finance customs official was found dead in central Logar province yesterday, two days after she went missing from her duty station of the Hamid Karzai International Airport.



    Governance

    Multifaceted Afghan-Sino cooperation stressed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Participants of a seminar ““Outlook of future Afghan-Sino relations” in Kabul on Monday stressed enhanced bilateral cooperation between Afghanistan and China in diverse fields.



    Business & Economics

    Firewood, gas rates go up in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The prices of firewood and liquefied gas went up while the rates of gold dipped during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.



    Women

    Women’s role in decision-making widens

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A new survey by the Central Statistics Organization (CSO) on Wednesday showed women's participation in the decision-making process had increased by 20 percent as compared with statistics in 2005.



    Business & Economics

    China to study Silk Route revival prospects

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A delegation of Afghan and Chinese officials would visit northeastern Badakhshan province to study prospects for the revival of the Silk Road, the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) announced on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics

    Arghandiwal woos Indian investors

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Minister of Economy Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal on Sunday urged Indian entrepreneurs to invest in different sectors of Afghanistan’s economy, especially in the area of mining.



    Governance,Women

    Consultative women’s board soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A new board called ‘Consultative Women’s Board’ would be soon created to work for resolving problems facing the gender, an official said on Thursday.



    Business & Economics

    Firewood rates down, gold up in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of firewood fell while rates of gold rose during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday. Food rates remained stable.



    Business & Economics

    Marbles imported despite 9b tonne deposits

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The deputy commerce and industries minister on Wednesday lamented that traders continued to import marbles despite the existence of deposits of more than nine billion tonnes in Afghanistan.