22 September 2019

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Sunday, September 22, 2019
Pul-e-Khumri (BNA) Saffron farmers of Baghlan participated in a theoretical and practical training, BNA reported.
Najibullah Mudaqiq provincial head of saffron department of agriculture irrigation and livestock directorate of Baghlan said to the agency, thirty-five saffron cultivators of the province received practical and the theoretical training.
The purpose of the training program is to raise professional and technical capacity of saffron farmers in cultivating, training, growing and marketing, he said to the agency.

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development of United Kingdom brought together a group of Afghanistan’s major donors and partners at Lancaster House in London the other day.
The donors discussed how best to tackle ongoing development and humanitarian needs of Afghanistan and potential future opportunities to use assistance to support Afghan peace.  They also reiterated the importance of credible, transparent and inclusive Presidential elections on 28 September.
The group reviewed the current situation and immediate priorities, including the importance of a reduction in violence that would also increase development and humanitarian access.  It discussed the need for continued humanitarian and development funding for Afghanistan, and the importance of ensuring proper coordination between the two.  The group also discussed the importance of reducing poverty, anti-corruption, long term infrastructure development, improving access to basic services and promoting economic growth.
The group emphasized the importance of continued reform, transparency and the protection of the rights of all Afghan women, men and children, including minorities, and the need to ensure that future assistance from the international community should support human rights, in particular women’s rights and participation.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Daikundi (BNA) The apple yields of Daikundi province increased by 30% this year, BNA reported.
Sayed Abdul Waheed Firoozi provincial director of agriculture irrigation and livestock directorate of Daikuni told BNA apple yields in the province will reach to over thirty-two thousand and four hundred metric tons this year.
The reason of increasing apples yields in the province was timely rains and high water he said, adding that years ago, lack of rains and water was the main reason on decreasing of apple yields, according to the agency.  Firoozi said to the agency, that more than ten types of apples treed are being cultivated in the province.


Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Kabul (BNA) Based on Union of money exchangers in Sari Shahzada, Kabul city, the exchange rate of Afghani as a follow:
One Dollar                                                         78/75        Afs
One Pound Sterling                                           96/60       Afs
One Euro                                                           86/50       Afs
One Emirate’s Dirham                                       21/25      Afs
One Thousand Pakistani Rupees                     499       Afs
One Thousand Indian Rupees                          1129       Afs
One Thousand Iranian Rupees                         06/90       Afs

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