Includes official and accepted business languages spoken in this country/economy.
Last Published: 4/17/2016
Dari and Pashto are the official languages of the country.  Few native Afghans speak English, but many returning expatriate Afghans speak English or German.  A reliable interpreter fluent in English, Dari and Pashto may earn $150-$2,000 per month.
 
Translation of names and words from Arabic script to the Latin/Roman alphabet can have several variations.  Accordingly, a company’s name may appear slightly differently on different documents.

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