World Bank sees 4.9 pct growth in Afghanistan

Afghan Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal and Japan's Ambassador to Kabul, Reiichiro Takahashi address a press conference ahead of the Tokyo economic conference on Afghanistan in Kabul on July 1, 2012. Afghanistan's economy is expected to grow at 4.9 percent a year between now and 2025, the World Bank said, though with good management the figure could rise to 6.7 percent. AFP PHOTO / QAIS USYAN

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 02, 2012, on page 6.




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