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Climate Change Deprives 21 Million Afghans of Access to Clean Water

Climate Change Deprives 21 Million Afghans of Access to Clean Water

TEHRAN (ANA)- Climate change and frequent years of drought have deprived 21 million Afghans, almost half of Afghanistan's population, of access to potable water, Deputy Head of National Environment Program Agency (NEPA) Abdul Salam Haqqani said.
Pakistan's Forex Reserves Fall by 54 Million USD

Pakistan's Forex Reserves Fall by 54 Million USD

TEHRAN (ANA)- The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said that its foreign exchange reserves had decreased by 54 million U.S. dollars.
Pakistan's Exports in Current Fiscal Year Rise by 12 Percent

Pakistan's Exports in Current Fiscal Year Rise by 12 Percent

TEHRAN (ANA)- The exports of Pakistan in the first seven months of the ongoing fiscal year starting from July 2023 to June 2024 totaled around 17.8 billion U.S. dollars, increasing by 12 percent, the country's Ministry of Commerce said.
Jordan to Provide Iraq with 40 Megawatts of Electricity

Jordan to Provide Iraq with 40 Megawatts of Electricity

TEHRAN (ANA)- Iraq and Jordan signed the first modification to the electrical energy sales deal.
Turkiye's Inflation Nears 65 Percent in January

Turkiye's Inflation Nears 65 Percent in January

TEHRAN (ANA)- Turkiye's annual inflation rate rose slightly to 64.86 percent in January from 64.77 percent last December, according to official data.
Iraq Drills 199 Oil Wells during 2023

Iraq Drills 199 Oil Wells during 2023

TEHRAN (ANA)- The Iraqi Ministry of Oil announced that the technical and engineering staff of the Iraqi Drilling Company completed the drilling and reclamation of 199 oil wells during the past year of 2023.
Electricity Supply Rises to 20 Hours per Day in Iraq

Electricity Supply Rises to 20 Hours per Day in Iraq

TEHRAN (ANA)- The Iraqi Ministry of Electricity announced that electricity supply rose to 20 hours per day in 2023, using gas supplies from Iraqi fields to generate energy.
Pakistan Earns 372.93 Million Dollars by Rendering Transport Services in 4 Months

Pakistan Earns 372.93 Million Dollars by Rendering Transport Services in 4 Months

TEHRAN (ANA)- Pakistan earned US $372.930 million by providing different transport services in various countries during the first four months of the current fiscal year (2023-24) as compared to the corresponding period of last year.
Karbala Refinery in Iraq Produces 8 Million Liters of Fuel

Karbala Refinery in Iraq Produces 8 Million Liters of Fuel

TEHRAN (ANA)- Iraq's Karbala Refinery confirmed that it is currently operating at full production capacity, adding that it covers 50-60% of the country’s needs.
Afghan Currency Value Increases 26.4 Percent in 2023

Afghan Currency Value Increases 26.4 Percent in 2023

TEHRAN (ANA)- Afghanistan's national currency remains stable in the outgoing year 2023, spokesman for the country's central bank Haseebullah Noori has said.
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