Afghan Media- International (AMN)- AMN Institute launched in Kabul

Afghan Media International (AMN) announces “AMN Institute” to provide trainings and build the capacities and leadership skills of the young generation of the country, government and non-government emp

Najibullah Mahmoodi, 25, became the winner of the second season of the talent competition Afghanstar

Afghan Star held millions on the edge of their seats on Friday night as Najibullah Mahmoodi, 25, became the winner of the second season of the nation’s popular talent competition broadcast on TOLO TV.

Inauguration of Andkhoi to Qurghan Road, Andkoi district, Faryab province

The Andkhoi to Qurghan Road, in Andkoi District in the Province of Faryab, which has been completed by the EC project will be inaugurated by H.E. Abdulhai, Deputy Minister Capacity Building of MRRD. I

30 Indian Civil Servant Coaches to Support Capacity Development for Afghan Public Service

The Government of Afghanistan, the Government of India and the United Nations Development Programme have agreed to cooperate for facilitating capacity development within the public administration in A

Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development builds a bridge in Balkh

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) this week started building a bridge in Balkh province that will link four districts – benefiting thousands of people. “The bridge will n

Emergency Irrigation Rehabilitation Project in Jawzjan Province

In January 2007, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Afghanistan inaugurated the implementation of an irrigation project called Safid Irrigation Scheme. The project is

Hamid Karzai Meets FM Kasuri of Pakistan

Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, met this evening with the visiting Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Mr Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri, at the Gul Khana Palace. The President

Roshan and Siemens provide Afa. 5.0 Million to support Aschiana

Kabul, December 1st, 2006: The partnership between Afghanistan’s leading cellular company Roshan and its main equipment supplier Siemens reached a new level of cooperation with the joint support of fi

Kabul ’s environment in pictures Opening of the first environmental photo exhibition in Afghanistan

In order to raise and reinforce environmental awareness in Afghanistan and to support the development of environmental journalism and media, NAI Supporting Afghan Open Media, the Center for Internatio

Baghlan sugar factory rehabilitated and begins sugar production

After 15 year of non-operation, the New Baghlan Sugar Company (NBSC), recommenced sugar production on Wednesday 29 November 2006. This factory was re-established by contribution of the Government of A

First Cooperative Dairy Union Established in Afghanistan

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Ministry of Agriculture held a ceremony on 30 November 2006 to mark the establishment of the first cooperative dairy union in Afgh

Political Leaders and Afghan Government Renew Commitment to Implementation of DIAG

Arg, Kabul – H.E. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, chaired a special meeting this morning on the implementation of the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) program

EC funded drinking water supply is reaching 400,000 beneficiaries in drought stricken Afghan districts

A comprehensive programme launched last year by the European Commission and implemented by ten NGOs is providing drinking water and access to improved sanitation to around 400,000 beneficiaries in 20

UN Security Council mission must ensure international commitment to human rights is long term

Amnesty International welcomes the UN Security Council (UNSC) mission to Afghanistan scheduled between 11-16 November. Amnesty International calls on the mission to ensure that international commitmen

Faced with zero response, UNICEF renews appeal for 2.5 million drought-hit Afghans

Faced with zero response to its most recent appeal to help 2.5 million drought-stricken Afghans, half of them children, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) issued an urgent appeal today for $3

Islamic banking principles behind new microfinance services in Afghanistan

DACAAR’s microfinance programme MADRAC launches new credit services for needy people in rural areas based on the Islamic banking system called 'Murabaha'. Murabaha means 'profitable' in Arabic and is

Japan helps WFP feed thousands of poor Afghans

KABUL – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed another major food shipment of 3,900 tonnes of rice from the Government of Japan as part of a larger pledge that includes other foo

Major Conference in U.S. to Highlight Business Opportunities in Afghanistan

As part of its objective to facilitate business and investment between the United States and Afghanistan, the Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC), in conjunction with the Afghanistan Internatio

Afghanistan Five Years Later; Achievements and Challenges

WASHINGTON, DC – Five years ago this week, the agony of the Afghan people came to an end when the US-led Coalition forces began their campaign to liberate Afghanistan from the tyranny of the Taliban a

CELEBRATION OF WORLD FOOD DAY 16 OCTOBER 2006

The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MAI), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representation in Afghanistan, will celebrate the World Food D

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