Archive for September, 2012

8 million children vaccinated against polio

A three-day nationwide wide campaign to vaccinate around 8 million children against polio in Afghanistan recently concluded. The campaign, which was led by Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health, had started on September 16th and included 55,000 service provides, as well as 40 volunteers who went door-to-door to administer the anti-polio vaccines to children under 5 […]

September 23, 2012 В· admin В· No Comments
Posted in: Health News

Iron processing factory opens in Herat, New masjid opens in Helmand

An large iron processing and melting factory was officially opened at the industrial park, in Afghanistan’s western province of Herat, last week. Herat’s provincial governor Daud Shah Saba, Afghanistan’s Commerce and Industries Minister Anwarul Haq Ahadi, and Afghanistan’s Economic Minister Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal attended the inaugural ceremony held to mark the event. Officials said that […]

September 3, 2012 В· admin В· No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development