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Events of Ziqaʿdah 1325 A.H. / 6 December 1907–4 January 1908 A.D.
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[1164c] During his pleasure trip to India His Majesty had purchased a machine for weaving wool from Mr. A. McRobert, manager of the Woolen Mills Company in Kanpur.1 Up until this time it had not arrived in Kabul and (since) His Majesty was impatient to establish and put into operation a wool weaving industry in Afghanistan and had a firm belief that once he implemented the project it would free the Afghan government and nation from the need to buy clothing (abroad) and so preserve the wealth and economy of the by exporting the hard currency of Afghanistan, therefore on Thursday, the twentie…

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“Events of Ziqaʿdah 1325 A.H. / 6 December 1907–4 January 1908 A.D.”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000408>
First published online: 2016



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