Archive for the ‘Reconstruction and Development’ Category
1TV:Â A 100-bed hospital was inaugurated in Kabul on Saturday for treatment of patients with neurological disease.Â 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).
1TV:Â 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 […]
1TV:Â 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).
TNN:Â 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 […]
Anadolu Agency:Â 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 […]
VOA News:Â 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.Â The Salma Dam, referred to as the Afghanistan India Friendship Dam by both countries, is built with $300 million of Indian money.Â The 107 meter high, […]
Reuters:Â 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.Â “By selling our products and improving the factory’s production, we can avoid having our young generation go abroad,” said Amir Mohammad. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Khaama Press:Â The Ministry of Urban Development Affairs (MUDA) inaugurated a ring road in Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital city of northern Balkh province of Afghanistan on Sunday.Â The $28 million ring road having a length of 6.4 kilometers in four lines has been constructed with the financial support of Japan with one third of the project already completed.Â The […]
Construction work on a highway that connects Gardez (Paktia) with Khost City has been completed, and an inauguration ceremony was held today. Work on the highway had started 9 years ago.The 101 km long and 9 meters wide road was completed in two phases. The first phase (63km) was completed by an American construction company, […]
Khaama Press: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced a grant of $11 million for enhanced project facilities, primarily to support slaughterhouses and modernization of the livestock industry. Click here to read more (external link).