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Beijing is poised to step up security and economic engagement with Afghanistan, naming an official who has worked on President Xi Jinping's signature trade initiative as its new envoy in Kabul. The appointment of Liu Jinsong as ambassador is a sign that Beijing wants the war-torn nation to play a bigger ...
Mining in Afghanistan faces formidable challenges. The country lacks much of the basic infrastructure needed to extract, process, and deliver minerals to global markets. It is also one of the world's most dangerous and corrupt nations. Starting with a coal mining deal is an attempt to conquer those obstacles.

The army camp will be built in Afghanistan's remote and mountainous Wakhan Corridor, where witnesses have reported seeing Chinese and Afghan troops on joint patrols. The freezing, barren ... The Chinese are pouring billions of dollars into infrastructure in South Asia. With Afghanistan's potential to ...
Talking to reporters in Kabul on Thursday, the Afghan intelligence chief said they had handed 'undeniable' evidence to Pakistan about the use of its soil for ... to convey condolences over the recent terrorist attacks in Kabul, resulting in the loss of precious human lives, infrastructure and a number of people.
President Obama authorized the C.I.A. to attack al Qaeda with armed drones in Pakistan's tribal areas along the Afghan border. And of course, Mr. Obama authorized a daring SEAL raid inside Pakistan to kill Osama bin Laden, without asking permission. But the larger terrorist infrastructure -- the Afghan ...
We will therefore deliver infrastructure services, and support the development of Afghan civil society." The work involves advice and support during selection, planning, tendering and awarding of various medium-sized provincial- and district-level projects. Sweco will also guide construction supervision in ...

"Sweco's services cover both engineering and procurement. We will therefore deliver infrastructure services and support the development of Afghan civil society." The projects are being funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, state owned German development ...
The special secretary said that the government of Pakistan has committed $1 billion as development assistance to Afghanistan and undertook multiple projects in the fields of education, health, and infrastructure, provision of scholarships, training and capacity building of Afghan professionals. In addition to ...
The destruction of civilian infrastructure has led to the largest cholera outbreak in modern history, with more than 1 million recorded cases. ... Afghan affiliate poses a growing threat to civilians who have already endured more than 15 years of armed conflict between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
CPEC is expected to herald a new era for Pakistan with investment galore that will apparently boost most sectors of the economy and revolutionise infrastructure. Offering Afghanistan a piece of that pie would not only direct the regional behemoths investments into the country, it will also help Afghan ...
Hosting his Afghan and Pakistani counterparts, Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced China wanted to include Afghanistan in the China-Pakistan ... neighbouring Pakistan and Central Asia as part of Xi Jinping's keynote foreign policy vision of the Belt and Road international trade and infrastructure initiative.
Pajhwok Afghan News reported that Amanullah Ghalib, the head of DABS, said Turkmenistan had decided to double the price of electricity imports to ... And further, if Afghanistan has the infrastructure necessary to run electricity from other importers into the regions presently supplied by Turkmenistan.
What might prove damning enough for America's Afghan policy is that the trilateral meeting in Beijing didn't just discuss diplomacy and infrastructure development; counterterrorism efforts in Afghanistan -- once considered to be the sole prerogative of the United States -- were discussed, too. The joint ...
China and Pakistan will consider extending their $57 billion infrastructure project, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), to Afghanistan. ... Their ties have been poisoned in recent years by Afghan accusations that Pakistan is supporting Taliban insurgents fighting the US-backed Kabul in order to ...
These challenges include security situation in Afghanistan, the international security risks, lack of an infrastructure to distribute gas inside Afghanistan and ... National Challenges: Acting on the behalf of Afghanistan, the Afghan Gas Enterprises (AGE) is responsible for implementation of TAPI projects.
Due to these challenges, Afghanistan had a 77 percent trade imbalance last year, with a $3.2 billion trade deficit. In order to address the lack of access to the sea, for the first time, the Afghan government has developed a five-year blueprint for infrastructure development that highlights structural challenges ...
The latest attack comes at a crucial moment in the 16-year Afghanistan war. Last year, US and Afghan officials accepted that things had not gone well -- that territory had been lost. This year, they insist, the Taliban will begin to lose territory again. Attacks such as this not only diminish morale but show ...

The Afghan airspace is controlled by the US for all practical and strategic purposes. The latter, thus, enjoys a unique geopolitical lead to project power beyond Afghanistan. The infrastructure allows the US to deploy up to 100,000 troops in two to four weeks. In the grand geopolitical chessboard of ...
During his visit to India for India-Afghanistan strategic dialogue recently, Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani had also attacked Pakistan for allowing terror groups to operate from its soil. ... Together they are killing our people on Afghanistan and destroying infrastructure," Rabbani had suggested.
New Delhi: India, Russia and China on Monday called for a peaceful and stable Afghanistan through an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace ... The three sides expressed concern over the continuing conflict in Yemen which has led to the killing of civilians and to the destruction of civilian infrastructure.
Residents in districts of Badakhshan that border Tajikistan say that they are forced to use expensive Tajik mobile phone services due to Afghanistan's poor telecommunications infrastructure. In the past, this was only a minor inconvenience, since Tajik SIM cards and phone credit were affordable and easily ...
The infrastructure is a necessary node in the CASA-1000 project, which aims to bring 1,300 megawatts (MW) of electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan into Afghanistan and Pakistan. In May Afghan authorities said they'd selected an Indian company and that work would begin once the procurement ...
"Apparently, the decline in exports affected carpet production at the domestic level, specifically in the northern region, where the major portion of Afghan carpets is manufactured. The Kunduz province alone suffered from a decline in carpet production by more than 50 percent, which had a detrimental effect ...
Russian companies' vast experience in building major dams and other infrastructure facilities in Afghanistan makes them an ideal choice for continuing their work in the country, a senior Afghan Energy and Water Ministry official told Sputnik. Earlier this year, President Ashraf Ghani said that Russia could ...
Traditionally India and Afghanistan have strong relationship based on ... Afghan government and provided support in building infrastructure in ...
The Turkmen Railway Transport Ministry and the Afghanistan Railway ... representatives of the Afghan side noted that Afghanistan attaches much ... lines, and modern infrastructure, will be financed entirely by Turkmenistan.
U.S. strikes on Taliban opium labs won't work, say Afghan farmers ... Opium production in Afghanistan reached record highs this year, up 87 percent, according to the United ... "It should provide security and infrastructure.".
infrastructure, agriculture info-icon and rural rehabilitation and development, he said without giving details. Hakimi did not provide information ...
Between China, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Pakistan, inside the Pamir Knot, ... Given the geography of the Pamir Mountains, building infrastructure in the ... and its Afghan partner, Watan Oil and Gas, secured the exploration, ...
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. ... lighting and infrastructure, aircraft arresting system maintenance, engineering, master planning and ...
In January UAE Ambassador to Afghanistan, Juma Al Kaabi, and five ... rebuilding Afghanistan's institutions and infrastructure, and bringing in ...
The security and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan remained ... assist ongoing efforts, including rebuilding Afghanistan's infrastructure and boosting ... The representative of Pakistan said that apart from the Afghan people, ...
He said the strikes are not hitting Afghan farmers and are being conducted ... and all of their support, as well as revenue infrastructure across the country. ... or sanctuaries the Taliban and its allies enjoy outside of Afghanistan.
The inaugural voyage on the new Afghanistan-Turkmenistan railway, launched last year. ... analyst Abdul Wase Haidari told Afghan news service TOLO news. ... It will take advantage of existing infrastructure, including the ...
But officials say that now, at least half of Afghan opium is processed in the ... mapping" of the Taliban's drug depots and revenue infrastructure, ...
New on polioeradication.org: Polio infrastructure helping to stop ... Summary of newly-reported viruses this week: Afghanistan: One new wild ...
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has received Chief Adviser on Infrastructure and technology to the Afghan president ...
After all, the Afghan war is not only the longest in U.S. history, but also one of the ... According to the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General John .... As it happened, though, this important infrastructure program actually ...
A road and rail corridor connecting war-torn Afghanistan with Turkey and Europe ... commonly found in Afghanistan, begins in the Afghan settlements of Aqina ... linking up with existing road and rail infrastructure in Azerbaijan.
Poor logistics and trade infrastructure, rather than lack of market access, explain Afghanistan's trade underperformance. In the short term, ...
the White House's new strategy for Afghanistan makes a critical ... in aid for Afghan education, infrastructure and energy development, and ...
The Afghanistan infrastructure Fund has drawn $1.3 billion between 2011 and 2014. ... Five Provincial Justice Centers in five Afghan capitals.
... Pakistan of committing crime against the Afghan people by blocking ... Noting that India's overall developmental assistance to Afghanistan ... human resource development, infrastructure, connectivity, trade and investment.
Afghan-led RECCA and Heart of Asia Processes Can Bolster ... the infrastructure that should help connect and integrate Afghanistan with its ...
The Pakistani military has undertaken large-scale infrastructure ... miles east of the border with Afghanistan, became a frequent battleground for ...
The Trump administration has no intention of leaving Afghanistan, despite all of ... an invasion in terms of the US-Afghan bilateral security agreement. ... Russia is all too well aware of the growing global infrastructure of US ...
"ADB is one of Afghanistan's leading partners in infrastructure and regional cooperation and brings in-depth experience delivering projects in ...
... the Silk Road when it is reconnected through transport infrastructure. ... Afghanistan is situated at the heart of Asia and its cities of Kabul, Balkh, ... and support for the unwavering determination of the Afghan government and ...
A member of the Afghan security forces escorts alleged Islamic State fighters ... for control over lines of communication and vital infrastructure.".
"ADB is one of Afghanistan's leading partners in infrastructure and regional cooperation and brings in-depth experience delivering projects in ...


 

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