August 2, 2013 Round Up: Good News Reports from Afghan Media

п»їCompared to last year, almond product has increased substantially this year in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province. Pesticide distributed by the Ministry of Agriculture was cited as the reason for the increase. Almond is one of the food items Afghanistan exports. – Bakhtar News Agency

The International Finance Cooperation (IFC), a member of the World Bank, recently conducted a study to assess loan services in various countries. Afghanistan was listed at the top position among the Central Asian and North African countries for providing loan services. Implementation of modern technology has prevented abuses in the lending process. – Ariana News

About 30,000 Paghman families will now have access to electricity, thanks to the Da Afghanistan Brishna Shirkat (DABS) power company extending a 16 kilometer long power transmission line from Dasht-e Chamtala substation to the Paghman district of Kabul. – Ariana News

Construction work on the Bagrami-Sabzabad road in Surkhrod (Nangarhar province), and a protective wall along it began earlier this week. The road will help address the long standing problems of area residents. The 3km road is expected to be completed in 4 months. – Pajhwok Afghan News

The United States Department of Justice and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced yesterday $8.5 million in aid for Afghan judicial staff training. – Pajhwok Afghan News

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