Archive for February, 2012

Construction work starts on new recreation park in Helmand, and new customs building in Kunar

Construction work has started on a recreation park in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand, according to a recent report from Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN). The project is expected to cost about $50,000 and most of the money is being donated by the local residents. The part is being constructed over […]

February 28, 2012 В· admin В· No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Reconstruction and Development

Afghan boxer wins WBU title!

On Friday night, February 24th, in front of a sold out crowd in Hamburg Germany, Afghan boxer Hamid Rahimi made history and defeated Ruslan Rodivich from Belarus to become the interim World Boxing Union (WBU) middle weight champion. The fight was scheduled for 12 rounds, but had to be stopped in the 8th since Rodivich […]

February 25, 2012 В· admin В· 2 Comments
Posted in: Afghan Sports News

New health facility opened in Kandahar

Last week, a new health facility was opened in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, according to Afghan media reports. The facility, which took a year to build, at a cost of $200,000 was opened in the Maroof district. Funding for the project came from the United States. According to the Bakhtar News Agency (BNA), the […]

February 5, 2012 В· admin В· No Comments
Posted in: Health News, Reconstruction and Development