05 December 2019

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Thursday, December 05, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with officials of the country’s fuel and gas enterprise discussed capacity of the enterprise for addressing needs of the country’s defense and security organs (ANDSF).
In the meeting held yesterday at Presidential Palace, head of the enterprise delivered clear image of capacities and reservoirs of the enterprise in a number of provinces.
Afterwards, the country’s President spoke and said by current capacity the enterprise could not meet needs of the country’s defense and security organs.  President Ghani instructed that a delegation should be tasked to review all reservoirs and bases of the enterprise to get an image based on which they could work on a plan for reservoirs and institutions of the enterprise in various areas of the country.  The country’s President added that current reservoir management system, second and strategic reservoir with focusing on addressing the needs of ANDSF should be made.  Stressing on further overseeing the reservoir management, President Ghani said the goal of the respective enterprise should be for addressing needs of government institution.

Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The National Procurements Commission meeting has approved a total of up to 35 contracts worth over 3.6 billion Afghanis, a statement from the Presidential Office said Tuesday.
The meeting which was chaired by President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani, discussed some 37 issues related to various projects, from which 35 contracts costing more than 3.6 billion Afghanis have been approved.
The approved contracts included Nahr-e-Shahi road projects in the country’s northern Balkh province and some other contracts presented by the ministries of rural rehabilitation and development and water and power, said the statement.
The commission approved some of the offered contracts, while returned some to the related organs for more scrutiny in the content and instructed that for representing them in the next NPC meeting, said the statement.

Sunday December 1, 2019
JALALABAD CITY (BNA) The reconstruction work of eleven irrigational water canals has been completed in eastern Nangarhar province.
The irrigational water canals has been reconstructed with a sum of 18 million Afghanis funded by Asian Development Bank and the projects implemented by ministry of agriculture, irrigation and livestock.
An in-charge of agriculture, irrigation and livestock department in Nangarhar told BNA reporter, by reconstruction of the irrigational water canals thousand acres of agricultural lands will be irrigated.
Formers expressed their pleasure over reconstruction of the projects said, more water will increased agriculture products.

Sunday, December 01, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
One Dollar                                                        78/70        Afs
One Pound Sterling                                           101       Afs
One Euro                                                            86/60       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       21/40       Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                        499      Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                             1100       Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                            06/45       Afs

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