May 15, 2015 Round Up: Good News Reports from Afghan Media

According to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MoTCA), the European Union (EU) is expected to lift a long-held ban on Afghan aviation services by the end of 2015. Once the ban is lifted, various Afghan airlines will be able to fly to European destinations. – Tolo News

A cultural center will be built in Afghanistan’s central province of Bamiyan. The project, which will cost $2.5 million, will be funded by South Korea. Construction will start next year and will take 2 years complete. – Bakhtar News Agency

The United Nations Population Fund in Afghanistan (UNFPA) has donated five ambulances and three HiAce model vehicles to health care centers in Afghanistan’s central province of Daikundi. Local officials are hoping that the new vehicles will help to resolve health services issues in province. – Pajhwok

A 140-meter-long and 8-meter-wide bridge has been constructed to connect Tani District to the provincial capital (Matun) in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Khost. The bridge, which was named Segai, will  ease local transportation issues. – Khaama Press

Khalida Noori, an Afghan civil activists from Kandahar province was given the Madeleine K. Albright award by the Washington based National Democratic Institute (NDI) for her work on women’s rights in Afghanistan. – Ariana News

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