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Neighborhood News Digest – 06 January 2023

Afghanistan Contract for Extraction of Amu Darya Oil Signed with CPEIC: Tolo News The contract for the extraction of oil from the Amu Darya basin was signed with a Chinese company, the CPEIC, on Thursday. The contract was signed at a ceremony in...

Round Table Discussion on Power Trading between India and Nepal

On 16 December 2022, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a talk on “Power trading between India and Nepal”. Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, gave the introductory remarks, followed by a presentation by Mr Lal Krishna KC, Sr....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - January 04, 2023

Afghanistan Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Settle New Electricity Agreement Amid Winter Shortages – The Diplomat Under the new agreement, Uzbekistan will supply Afghanistan with 450 megawatts of electricity during the winter as both countries suffer from...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - January 03, 2023

Afghanistan Defense Ministry Rejects Pakistan Official's Remarks on TTP in Afghanistan: Tolo News The Ministry of Defense reacted to recent comments by Pakistan’s interior minister about the presence of Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the...

China: Daily Scan, December 30, 2022

State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet December 29, 2022 The State Council, China's cabinet, announced the appointment and removal of officials Thursday. Song Tao was appointed director of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 28, 2022

Afghanistan UN Official Urges Islamic Emirate to Lift Ban on Female Staff at NGOs: Tolo News The UN deputy humanitarian coordinator in Afghanistan, Fran Equiza, in a meeting with Acting Minister of Public Health Qalandar Ibad called for "the Taliban...

China: Daily Scan, December 28, 2022

Draft law on financial stability submitted to China's top legislature for 1st reading: Xinhuanet December 27, 2022 A draft law on financial stability was on Tuesday submitted for its first reading to the ongoing session of the Standing Committee of...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 27, 2022

Afghanistan Deputy Minister Reiterates Commitment to Fight Drugs: Tolo News The deputy minister of counter-narcotics, Abdulhaq Akundzada, said the commitment to fight drugs and said alcoholic beverages, as well as a number of illicit drugs, are...

China: Daily Scan, December 27, 2022

Xi stresses protection of people's safety, health: Xinhuanet December 26, 2022 Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, demanded more targeted efforts to carry out patriotic health campaigns and concrete...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 26, 2022

Afghanistan Islamic Emirate’s Ban on Women’s Jobs Faces Widespread Reactions: Tolo News The Ministry of Economy in a statement on Saturday ordered all national and international non-government organizations to suspend their female staff members...

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