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Urban water supply contract worth $11.141 million signed for Kabul city

Khaama Press: A contract for the urban water supply for Kabul city was signed in the presence of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. With the completion of the first phase of the project, around 10 thousand residential houses will receive pure drinking water on 24 hour basis. Click here to read more (external link).

July 30, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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First oxygen and nitrogen production factory starts work in Nangarhar

Khaama Press: The first ever factory producing oxygen and nitrogen has started operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan with a local doctor investing hundreds of thousands of dollars to locally produce the elements and create jobs for the local residents. The provincial government said the factory will provide enough oxygen and nitrogen to respond to […]

July 7, 2017 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development

Kabul Municipality Unveils First Metro Bus System

Tolo News: Kabul municipality on Thursday announced plans for the first phase of a metro bus system in the capital, the first major urban public transportation scheme in the country. Abdullah Habibzai, the acting mayor of Kabul said the first phase of the metro bus system in Kabul will start from Sarai Shamali and run through […]

June 15, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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100-bed neurosurgery hospital built by UAE inaugurated in Kabul

1TV: A 100-bed hospital was inaugurated in Kabul on Saturday for treatment of patients with neurological disease. The hospital, said to be biggest of its kind in the capital, is inaugurated as 71,000 cases of neurosurgery are recorded in Afghanistan each year, according to health officials. Click here to read more (external link).

April 15, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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Construction work of Sardar Daud Khan Hospital completed: MUDH

1TV: The construction work of 400-bed Hospital in Kabul has been completed, officials said Sunday. The hospital is the main treatment center for wounded Afghan soldiers and its most parts were damaged following a deadly attack on March 8. “We were able to successfully reconstruct the hospital within three weeks through government budget, and now it […]

April 2, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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First specialized surgical center for cardiac deformities established in Kabul

1TV: The Ministry of Public Health has established the first specialized surgical center for pediatric, newborn cardiac deformities at the Indira Gandhi Child Health Hospital in Kabul. The center was established with financial support from Italy, the Health Ministry said in a statement. Click here to read more (external link).

March 26, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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India plans building low-cost homes in Afghanistan

TNN: India is planning to build affordable homes in Afghanistan meant for refugees in the country, as a part of its efforts to rebuild the war torn nation. There will be focus on sectors like irrigation and distribution of medicines too, said M Subbarayudu, the joint secretary for development partnership agreement, in the Indian ministry of […]

February 26, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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Thousands of families in Afghanistan to get electricity

Anadolu Agency: The Afghan government has inked a multi-million dollar electricity supply deal with an Indian firm that aims to connect more than 45 thousand families to the national grid in the energy-starved nation. The project is funded by the Asian Development Bank, and it would cost $55.8 million dollars. Click here to read more (external […]

January 28, 2017 · admin · No Comments
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Afghanistan-India Friendship Dam Inaugurated in Afghanistan

VOA News: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a dam in Afghanistan’s western Herat province Saturday that had been 40 years in the making due to war and upheaval in the country. The Salma Dam, referred to as the Afghanistan India Friendship Dam by both countries, is built with $300 million of Indian money. The 107 meter high, […]

June 4, 2016 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Reconstruction and Development

Afghan cement factory reopens

Reuters: After a break of 20 years, Afghanistan’s first cement factory is once more clanking noisily in the countryside near Kabul as crushed-up limestone rocks rattle along a battered conveyor belt to the newly restored kiln. “By selling our products and improving the factory’s production, we can avoid having our young generation go abroad,” said Amir Mohammad. […]

May 30, 2016 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development

Major electricity importing project to be inaugurated in May

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced yesterday that the $1.17 billion Central Asia South Asia electricity importing project, or CASA-1000, will be inaugurated by officials on May 12th. Officials from the four main countries involved, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Pakistan will meet for a ground-breaking ceremony in Tajikistan. The Krygyz Republic and Tajikistan have […]

April 24, 2016 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Environmental Issues, Job Creation, Reconstruction and Development, Security in Afghanistan

New Parliament Building Inaugurated In Kabul

On Friday, December 25th, during his first visit to Kabul, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially inaugurated Afghanistan’s new parliament building, which is being described as “India’s symbolic gift of democracy to Afghanistan”. President Ashraf Ghani, Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, Speaker of the Lower of House Parliament (Wolesi Jirga) and Abdul Hadi Muslimyar, Chairman of the […]

December 24, 2015 · admin · No Comments
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