Minister of Mines Wahidullah Shahrani has said negotiations with Australia were underway on the next phase of helping Afghanistan develop its mining industry and tap into mineral and energy reserves.
The Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology on Wednesday announced more than $1.8 billion had been invested in the telecommunication sector over the past 12 years.
Continuing to push for the ambitious gas pipeline crisscrossing Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, the United States has said it would lead to regional development.
With the establishment of five more factories at the industrial park in southern Kandahar province, a number of people have found work opportunities, overcoming their financial woes, an official said on Tuesday.
Entrepreneurs from across Afghanistan flocked to the Access to Finance exhibition organized by the Afghanistan Banks Association with USAID support.
In 2009, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) allocated US$25 million to the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) for rehabilitation of gas fields in Sheberghan.