Archive for April, 2011

Private Higher Education Institute Opens In Khost; 2 New School Buildings To Be Built In Kapisa

Today in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Khost, Pamir Institute, the first-ever private higher education in the province was officially inaugurated and opened, according to a report from Afghanistan’s Bakhtar News Agency. The provincial governor, Abdul Jabbar Naeemi, community leaders, teachers, and students attended the ceremony. The school was founded by Professor Syed Karim Shah Nekmal, […]

April 24, 2011 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development

$60 million beverage bottling plant to be built in Afghanistan

PepsiCo, one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies has recently signed an exclusive deal with the Dubai based Alokozay Group to manufacture and distribute popular PepsiCo beverages such as Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew and 7-UP in Afghanistan. A $60 million beverage bottling plant will be built in Kabul in order to make […]

April 23, 2011 · admin · One Comment
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development

New building for a girl’s high school inaugurated in Balkh province

Yesterday, Afghanistan’s education ministry announced that a new building for the Am Albalad Girl’s High School was inaugurated in the capital of Balkh province, Mazar-e Sharif. Students, teachers, education officials and community leaders attended a ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new building. The new building was built in one year at cost of […]

April 17, 2011 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights

Two new maternity hospitals opened in Afghanistan’s province of Wardak

Two new 30-bed maternity hospitals were recently opened in Afghanistan’s Wardak province, which is located in the central east region of country. The Bibi Khairi Gul hospital was built in Hessa Dowom and the Shirin Taj Hospital was built in Tagaab Village. Both are one-story buildings which took 16 months to complete. Funding for the […]

April 15, 2011 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Health News, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights

New airport runway inaugurated in Uruzgan province

Today in Afghanistan’s central province of Uruzgan, a newly-built airport runway was inaugurated, according to a report from Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN).  The runway is 28 metres wide and 2,250 metres long.  It was built at a cost of $28 million, according to the PAN report. “The runway would connect the province with the world […]

April 15, 2011 · admin · 2 Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Reconstruction and Development

Afghan fighter scores another victory!

Afghan Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Abdul Mohamed scored yet another victory last night when he defeated British MMA fighter Andrew Fisher by unanimous decision for the Lightweight World Title (70kg). He received his victory in the 10th Legion Championship Fighting “Symbol of Power” event, which was held in Hull, United Kingdom. This is the […]

April 10, 2011 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghan Sports News

2 new school buildings inaugurated and 2 new school buildings to be built in northern Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education announced yesterday and today that 2 new school buildings have been opened, and two new school buildings will be built in northern Afghanistan. In Afghanistan’s northwestern province of Badghis, a new building for a girl’s elementary school in Qadis district has been opened. The new building took 1 year to build […]

April 3, 2011 · admin · One Comment
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights