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Herat shoemakers protest in support for domestic products

Hundreds of Herat shoemakers protested in front of the governor’s office, asking the authorities to support domestic products and increase import taxes on shoes. The domestic footwear is currently facing a tough competition from Chinese and Pakistani products that have

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America to spend millions of dollars in various sectors in Balkh

Spending more than USD 300mn in Balkh in the past decade, the United States of America have committed to provide financial assistance to various other sectors in the province in the present year. Masha Hamilton, Head of Communications and Diplomacy

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WB provides USD 25mn to Afghanistan for uplift projects

The World Bank (WB) extended USD 250mn assistance to the Ministry of Rural Development and Rehabilitation for the completion of uplift schemes under the 3rd phase of National Solidarity Program (NSP). Minister Wais Barmak signed the agreement on Wednesday and

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Completion of two embankment projects in Laghman

Pajhwok Afghan News reports the execution of two river embankment projects on the outskirts of Mehtarlam in eastern Laghman province. The project was funded by a joint venture of the World Food Program (WFP) and the Japanese Embassy in Kabul

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