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Germany transferring PRT affairs to civil control in Kunduz

The German embassy announced the full transfer of the Kunduz Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) to civil leadership. Kunduz PRT had been run by combined military and civilian leadership for the last 10 years. Germany has vowed to continue its financial

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Multimedia project offers peek into working lives of Kabulis

A young boy who sat on the roof of his home to watch rockets fly overhead now passes his time skateboarding. A middle aged man who returned from abroad to find his home reduced to rubble rebuilds his life. And

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Germany’s million dollar aid to Takhar province

Takhar’s Governor, Ahmad Faisal Bekzad, signed a USD 5mn contract with a German delegation on Tuesday. Mr. Bekzad said the aid goes towards building seawalls in the coastal region of the province. Based on the surveys, the construction of seawalls

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New ACCI building inaugurated in Kandahar

A new four-story building for the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries was inaugurated in southern Kandahar province on Thursday. Constructed on a 3,000 square meters of land, the building cost USD 2.12m and is expected to boost trade in

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Herat to have its first overpass

Local officials from the Herat province reported about the stone-laying foundation of the first overpass in the Guzarah district of Herat. The overpass is going to be built in Guzarah district close to the airport on the Herat-Kandahar highway. Herat

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The 8th Annual U.S.-Afghanistan Business Matchmaking Conference (BMC) 2012

The 8th Annual U.S.-Afghanistan Business Matchmaking Conference (BMC) 2012 will build on the successes of the previous conferences, which have provided many opportunities for Afghan firms to learn about U.S. companies interested in doing business in Afghanistan and for American

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Two new schools inaugurated in Kabul

Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak inaugurated two schools buildings in the capital city of Kabul on Tuesday. The Qayamuddin Khadi High School was opened in the 12th police district. Costing USD 458,127, the school has 30 classroom, seven administrative rooms

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