Archive for the ‘Reconstruction and Development’ Category

Asian Development Bank to build five slaughterhouses in Afghanistan

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).

November 29, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Reconstruction and Development

Development projects completed in two northern Afghan provinces

Afghanistan’s Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported today that 28 development projects have recently been completed in the northern province of Sar-e Pul’s Gosfandi district. The projects were managed and implemented by the the National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation, according to the BNA report. The projects completed included such things as the […]

November 18, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development

ADB, donor countries announce $858 mln grant for Afghanistan

Khaama Press: The Asian Development Bank (ADB), which is the leading and largest infrastructure development partner of Afghanistan, together with donor countries have announced a new grant of $858 million for Afghanistan. According to the Ministry of Finance, the announced grant would be used on infrastructure building from the year 2017 to 2020. Click here […]

November 1, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Reconstruction and Development

Cardiac Surgery Center Opens In Kabul

Tolo News: Minister of Public Health Ferozuddin Feroz on Saturday inaugurated a cardiac surgery center for adults at the French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) in Kabul. The minister said the unit is a vital step towards improving the healthcare services in Afghanistan. “We hope that this center will treat the cardiac patients and prevent […]

October 31, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Health News, Reconstruction and Development

Roshan Telecom Company Receives ‘IBA Stevie’ Awards

Tolo News: Roshan, an Afghan telecommunication company, on Tuesday received five “Stevie” awards at the 12th annual International Business Awards (IBAs) in Toronto, Canada. Roshan’s CEO Karim Khoja was named “Executive of the Year” for the telecommunications industry, receiving a Gold Stevie Award, the telecom company said in a statement. “I’m exceptionally proud of the […]

October 29, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Reconstruction and Development

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

New school building inaugurated in Ghor and 2 schools reopened in Farah

Afghanistan’s Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported that a new building for the Ahengran Girls School in Ghor province was inaugurated earlier this week. The $130,000 project was funded by the Japanese government and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). According to the BNA report, the building has 8 classrooms, 3 administrative rooms, and […]

January 9, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development

First Soy Milk Factory To Be Built In Afghanistan

The World Food Programme (WFP) reported today that the government of South Korea will contribute $12 million to the organization so that the first soy milk factory can be built in Afghanistan. WFP will work with an organization called Nutrition Education International (NEI), a non-governmental organization (NGO), to build the factory in Afghanistan’s northern province […]

December 11, 2014 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Health News, Reconstruction and Development

Playgrounds to be built in Wardak; Funding pledged for women’s empowerment

Thirty-six playgrounds will be built in Afghanistan’s central east province of Maidan Wardak, according to a report today from Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN). Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman for Maidwan Wardak’s provincial governor, told the news agency that 46 million Afghanis will be spent to construct these playgrounds. He added that they will be used for […]

October 17, 2014 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghan Sports News, Afghanistan's Economy, Human Rights, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights

Hospitals in Kapisa and a sports center in Kabul inaugurated

Yesterday, Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) reported that two new 50-bed hospitals were inaugurated in Afghanistan’s north-eastern province of Kapisa. The hospitals are both in the provincial capital, Mahmud-i-Raqi. One is a maternity hospital, and the other will serve as a drug rehabilitation facility. Per the PAN report, funding for the projects came from Afghanistan’s Ministry […]

August 15, 2014 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghan Sports News, Health News, Reconstruction and Development

Bridge in Baghlan and new school buildings in Bamiyan

Construction work on a bridge started yesterday in Afghanistan’s Baghlan province, according to the Bakhtar News Agency (BNA). According to the BNA report, the new bridge, which is expected to be 12 meters long and 4 meters wide, will be built in the Qandahari village of Pul-e-Khomri city. It should be completed in 9 months, […]

July 8, 2014 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Education, Reconstruction and Development

Cricket stadium to be built in Khost; Road projects in Kabul

Construction work on a cricket stadium in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Khost officially started today, according to a report from Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN). The new stadium, which will have the capacity for 30,000 spectators, will be financed by the government of Germany at a cost of $1.3 million, according to the PAN report. The […]

January 23, 2014 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghan Sports News, Reconstruction and Development