Wahidullah Shahrani the Minister of Mines and Petroleum had a trip to Azerbaijan and met Azeri Minister for Industries and Energy, Minister of Economic Development, Minister for Emergency, and, the Chairman and members of Azerbaijan P4 Company.
A 20-megawat transformer would be installed in the near future at a power substation to improve electricity supply to the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.
Officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MoAIL)said Saturday that saffron cultivation has spread from 20 provinces to 26 in the past year. While the Ministry reported Heart as the most productive of the saffron cultivating provinces, officials recognized an increase in productivity across the board.
Trains are a cheaper and quicker mode of transportation. Therefore, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is keen to develop a railway system in different parts of the country.
Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Finance, led a delegation including the Minister of Public Works, the Director of the Afghanistan Brishna Shirkat, the Director of Railways and the Spokesperson of MoF to Tajikistan for three days visit from 15th August 2013.They met with the Tajik President, Vice President and the Ministers of Energy, Economy, Commerce and Transport.
Afghanistan has $6 billion in foreign exchange reserves, $600 million hare expended weekly to prevent currency inflation.