Local and foreign investors are being invited to a big conference to be arranged in southern Kandahar province, the finance minister said on Thursday.
The World Bank and the Afghan government on Tuesday signed a contract for a $12.5 million grant to fund the continuation of a project aimed at improving public pension schemes and providing safety nets to the country’s poorest people.
The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology plans to extend telecom services to 480,000 people in remote areas, despite security concerns, an official said on Sunday.
A policy of encouraging entrepreneurs was approved by the High Economic Council (HEC) on Thursday, the Presidential Palace said on Thursday.
When orchards in northeastern Afghanistan were sprayed with a pesticide called dormant oil, it was more than just another disease-control measure.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Wednesday renewed its long-term commitment to Afghanistan’s economic development beyond 2014, when all combat troops are scheduled to leave the country.