Apr 302015
 
Afghanistan will become the world’s largest producer of iron and copper: Report

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said Afghanistan will become the world’s largest producer of iron and copper in the next 15 years. Ghani, who is on a two-day visit in India, said “Our advantage is our mineral resources; in next 15 years, we will become the largest producer of cooper and Iron in the world.” According to President Ghani Afghanistan has 14 of the 17 rare earth materials in the world. Afghanistan may hold 60 million tons of copper, 2.2 billion tons of iron ore, […]

U.S. will support Afghanistan even after troops pull out in 2014, Hillary Clinton reassures Bonn summit.

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Dec 062011
 
U.S. will support Afghanistan even after troops pull out in 2014, Hillary Clinton reassures Bonn summit.

Karzai warns country will need $10bn of outside contributions to pay for security in 2015 ‘We’ll need help for next decade to prevent return of Taliban’ America today vowed it would keep supporting Afghanistan after most foreign forces leave the country in 2014. It comes as the nation faces an enduring Taliban-led insurgency and possible financial collapse. ‘The United States is prepared to stand with the Afghan people for the long haul,’ U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told a global conference on Afghanistan’s […]