Archive for January, 2012

Modern health facility to be built in Herat

Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) reported today that the foundation stone for modern 50-bed hospital was laid in the Shindand district of western Herat province. The stone was laid in a ceremony attended by Afghanistan’s acting Public Health Minster, Dr. Suraya Dalil, US military official, and local Afghan officials. The $5.4 million funding for the project […]

January 28, 2012 В· admin В· No Comments
Posted in: Health News, Reconstruction and Development

Afghanistan to receive grant to boost electricity production

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Finance announced this weekend that an agreement has been signed where the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will grant Afghanistan with $75.4 million. The money is going to be used to boost electricity production so that more than 50,000 residents of Gerishk district in Helmand province will have electricity. According to Afghan media […]

January 22, 2012 В· admin В· One Comment
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development

Reports: Mega poultry farm to be setup in Nangarhar and a new school building inaugurated in Faryab

The foundation stone for a mega poultry farm was laid yesterday in the Kama district of Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, according to a Pajhwok Afghan News report. Senior officials told the news agency that it will employ over 1000 Afghan men and women, and that the project is expected to take three and half […]

January 16, 2012 В· admin В· 2 Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Education, Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights

Building for a clinic opened in Parwan and a bridge inaugurated in Kunar

Last week, Afghanistan’s Bakhtar News Agency reported that a 10 room building for a medical clinic was opened in the Shinwari district of Parwan province. The building was constructed at a cost of more than $150,000; the funding for the project was provided by the Japanese government. The clinic will provide health services to the […]

January 8, 2012 В· admin В· No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Health News, Reconstruction and Development