Archive for March, 2012

Uruzgan gets first university, and new medical faculty to be built for Nangarhar University

Afghanistan’s central province of Uruzgan opened it’s first-ever public sector university last week, officials announced to the Afghan media. Afghan officials, such as the deputy governor, parliament members, as well as teachers and students participated in the inaugural ceremony. Resident of the province see the establishment of this school as a major achievement, especially for […]

March 31, 2012 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development

Cement factory to be built in Herat province

The Iranian company Peshgaman Sanat-i-Majad will invest $150 million in establishing a cement factory that will produce one million tons of cement in the Zinda Jan district of Herat province, according to a report today from Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN). Afghanistan’s Minister of Mines, Wahidullah Shahrani said that this project will boost the country’s annual […]

March 18, 2012 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Education, Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development

Afghanistan is victorious at the 2012 ACC U-16 Challenge Cup

  Afghanistan’s U-16 (Under 16) cricket team went undefeated and won the ACC (Asian Cricket Council) U-16 Challenge Cup today in Thailand. The event had started on March 3rd in Chiang Mail, Thailand. Besides Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, Maldives Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) participated in the event. On day one, Afghanistan took on […]

March 10, 2012 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghan Sports News

Hospital opened in Khost, 90 schools to be built in Ghazni

A new maternity hospital was opened in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Khost, Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) reported today. The hospital which was opened by the international humanitarian organization, the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), is a 56-bed maternity hospital which has a delivery room that offers obstetric care for normal and complicated deliveries, and an operating […]

March 4, 2012 · admin · 2 Comments
Posted in: Education, Health News, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights