Archive for August, 2011

Two new schools built in northern Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education announced today that 2 new school buildings have been inaugurated in northern Afghanistan. The first school building is for the Bala Murghab High School in the Murghab district of Badghis province. According to a ministry official, the building took 1 year to build at a cost $471,285. The buildings consists of […]

August 28, 2011 · admin · One Comment
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development

13 schools in 8 different provinces to be completed over the next 6 months

According to a report yesterday from Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN), contracts have just been signed for the building of thirteen new schools in eight different provinces in Afghanistan.  These schools will be constructed over the next six months, at a cost of more than $1.6 million. These schools will give almost 8,500 students the opportunity […]

August 17, 2011 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development

Law and Justice Library Opens in Logar Province

Logar’s provincial government and the Czech Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) opened a new law and justice library building for the provincial court in Pol-e Alam, the capital of Logar province, a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic said today. According to the release, more than 100 hundred employees […]

August 14, 2011 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Human Rights, Reconstruction and Development

Kandahar Public Health Department Gets 11 Ambulances

Last week, the Wakht News Agency (WNA) reported that in a public ceremony, the Governor of Kandahar, Tooryalai Wesa, presented eleven well equipped ambulances to the Kandahar Public Health Department.  The ambulances were donated by the the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  These ambulances were purchased at a cost 24 million Afghanis (approx. […]

August 14, 2011 · admin · One Comment
Posted in: Health News

Bala Hisar Fort reconstruction survey begins; New park to be built in Kabul

  Hamidullah Sarwary, the Director of Information and Culture, told Pajhwok Afghan News, that a reconstruction survey of the old Bala Hisar Fort in southern Ghazni province is currently underway. A project to restore the Fort will begin shortly after the survey is completed, and the millions it is expected to cost is being paid […]

August 7, 2011 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Cultural Heritage, Environmental Issues, Reconstruction and Development

Four New Schools To Be Built In Sar-e Pol Province

Last week, the Wakht News Agency (WNA) reported that the Ministry of Education announced that the foundations for four schools have been poured in the northern province of Sar-e Pol. Officials from the provincial education department, tribal elders and teachers attended the foundation stone laying ceremonies for the schools. Per the WNA report, a school […]

August 7, 2011 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development

Important Herat Road To Be Asphalted

According to a Wakht News Agency (WNA) report on Saturday, an important 2 kilometer road in Afghanistan’s western province of Herat will be asphalted.  According to the report, the road is “between the accountant office and the area of Takht-e-Safar crossing the central part of Herat city”. Herat’s governor, Daoud Saba, said that funding for […]

August 1, 2011 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Reconstruction and Development