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Work on institution for ANA officers launched

As promised by British Foreign Minister David Cameron during his visit to Kabul in July, the UK has funded the construction of an academy for Afghan National Army (ANA) officers. The foundation stone-laying ceremony of the academy was held on

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Afghanistan’s shortage of funds for the upcoming election

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan has said its facing shortage of funds to prepare the voter’s list for the upcoming elections. This time both presidential and provincial elections would be held at the same time said the IEC

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Pakistan-Afghanistan trade balance reaches USD 1.5bn

Afghanistan and Pakistan’ balance of trade has hit USD 1.5 billion with Afghanistan’s exports to Pakistan forming USD 200 million, while Pakistan forms  the majority portion of the balance. The figures were revealed by the Khanjan Alokozay, deputy chairman of

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Bamyan Airport to expand

Work on Bamyan’s expansion project, including the construction of a 2km runway and a boundary wall, was launched in Bamyan on Wednesday. Funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the project’s cost is USD 15mn. The airport is currently

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Etisalat launches 3G services in 11 provinces

Etisalat, Afghanistan’s fastest growing Telecommunication Company and the first to offer 3G services, has launched 3.75G services in 11 provinces of the country including Kabul, Jalalabad, Mazar, Herat, Kunduz, Parwan, Ghazni, Pul-e-Khumri, Juzjan, Kandahar and Faryab. The customers are now

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Bamyan road asphalted

Second Vice-President Mohammad Karim Khalili and Public Works Minister Najibullah Awjan attended the inaugural ceremony for the new asphalted road between the provincial capital and Yakawland district. The asphalted road has reduced the four-hour distance between the two regions to

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ISAF ensures Afghan women economic empowerment

At a gathering regarding women’s social and economic lives at Camp Marmal in Balkh on Wednesday, Deputy Commander of Regional Comman North Brig. Gen. John Bullard held out assurance on behalf of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) to help

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