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Asghabat is holding TAPI groundbreaking ceremony

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Pakistani media reported on Tuesday that groundbreaking ceremony of much-awaited Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) project will begin from December 13 in Asghabat the capital city of Turkmenistan. TAPI project will commence next week, some 25 years after the inception of the project, Pakistani newspaper Dawn while quoting managing director …

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MoCI vows to increase export of Afghan carpets

AT-KABUL: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) vowed to pave the ground for development of carpet weaving. The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Hamayun Rasa, said that he has devised special plans for development of carpet weaving industry in Afghanistan. However, he said that the ministry will focus on …

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Electro-equipment expo kicked off in Kabul

AT-KABUL: The first four-day electronic expo has been inaugurated in Kabul on Tuesday. The exhibition was organized in Afghanistan Expo Center (AEC) in Shahr-e-Naw, where different electric and electronic equipments were showcased in 60 booths. Some 15 of the booths were displaying domestic products. The Deputy Head of Afghanistan Investment …

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54 Taliban killed in infighting in Herat

AT-KABUL: At least 54 Taliban fighters have been killed in infighting in western Herat province, said a local official. Ehsanullah Hayat, spokesman for the provincial governor office, told Afghanistan Times that some 54 militants have been killed in fighting between two rival groups of the Taliban insurgents in Shindand district …

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Weapons supplier to Taliban detained in Takhar

AT-KABUL: Operatives of National Directorate of Security (NDS) arrested a man in northern Takhar province, who was allegedly supplying weapons to the Taliban militants. A press statement issued by the NDS here on Monday said that operatives of the spy agency through an operation in Takhar province arrested a supplier …

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MoE plans to launch national drive against illiteracy

AT-KABUL: Following a presidential order, the Ministry of Education (MoE) is mulling to launch a national literacy campaign to eradicate illiteracy across the country. The campaign would be conducted in cooperation with volunteers, NGOs, literacy education providers, communities, ministries and other government institutions from district to national level. A first …

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