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Nowroz Mubarak – Happy New Year!

March 21, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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9 Things to Love About Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a source of great inspiration and resolve for its long-suffering citizens, for a number of reasons. 1.It is one of the youngest countries in the world, and children are its pride 2. A diversity of…everything 3. A hospitality like nowhere else 4. Tremendous patriotism, despite divisions 5. Women gain more visibility 6. Simplicity […]

September 25, 2016 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Cultural Heritage, Education, The Arts, Women's Rights

Eid Mubarak – We wish you and your family a happy and blessed Eid!

July 6, 2016 · admin · No Comments
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Over 100 cultural artifacts to be returned to Afghanistan

Over 100 artifacts previously stolen from Afghanistan and taken to Japan through the black market will be returned to Afghanistan sometime next year, according to a report today from asiaone.com. The items, which include the famous “Left Foot of Zeus” and a piece of a mural removed from the Bamiyan Caves were being held in […]

August 23, 2015 · admin · No Comments
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Image of Buddha statue projected successfully in Afghanistan

A Chinese couple, Zhang Xinyu and Liang Hong, successfully projected the image of the tallest Buddha in Bamyan Valley on June 6 and 7, using the latest cultural relics-friendly technology, eliciting cheers from the local people. For more photos, please check out: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-06/12/c_134321952.htm

June 17, 2015 · admin · No Comments
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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 […]

May 15, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Cultural Heritage, Health News, Human Rights, Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights

Afghan carpets shine at international exhibition

At the annual Tibetan Carpets International Exhibition, two Afghan carpet companies (Qadir Rauf Ltd &  Kazimi Allahdad Ltd) were awarded for achieving excellence in design and quality. A third company (Baig Brothers) was declared the best participant in the exhibition. The event was held from August 6th to 11th in Tibet City, China. According to […]

September 17, 2014 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Cultural Heritage

Museum and cultural center to be built in Bamiyan

A museum and cultural center will be built in Afghanistan’s central province of Bamiyan, officials announced today in Kabul. The museum will be built on land that will be provided by the Afghan government, and the $5.4 million funding for the construction project will come from the South Korean government. A funding agreement was signed today […]

December 17, 2013 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Cultural Heritage, Education, Reconstruction and Development

Eid Mubarak – We wish you and your family a happy and blessed Eid!

October 15, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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Eid Mubarak – We wish you and your family a happy and blessed Eid!

August 8, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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July 19, 2013 Round Up: Good News Reports from Afghan Media

Yesterday construction started on a road from Pul-e-Sokhta to the Darulaman area in the sixth precinct of Kabul. The project will cost $11 million and will be funded by Turkey. It is expected to be completed in 10 months. – Ariana News South Korea signed an agreement with Afghanistan’s Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation […]

July 19, 2013 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Cultural Heritage, Reconstruction and Development

Hundreds of historical artifacts returned to Afghanistan

Earlier this week, it was announced that more than 800 items that were stolen and smuggled out of Afghanistan has been returned, with the help of the British Museum. The rare artifacts include a sculpture of Buddha, ivories dating back to the 1st century BC, as well as bronze age carvings, and Islamic coins. The […]

July 21, 2012 · admin · No Comments
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