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Afghan National Army Special Forces, Villagers Complete Well Project in Talukan Bazaar

PANJWAI DISTRICT, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army Special Forces (ANASF) and villagers completed a three-day water well construction project in Talukan village, Panjwai district, Kandahar, Afghanistan, March 14. At the request of villagers and the Talukan Bazaar manager, ANASF members

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“Individuals behind Kabul Bank's collapse must be investigated”

The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee criticized the special tribunal’s verdict handed down to the defendants of the Kabul Bank crisis. The special tribunal sentenced the two former executives of Kabul Bank to five years in prison and

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“Individuals behind Kabul Bank’s collapse must be investigated”

The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee criticized the special tribunal’s verdict handed down to the defendants of the Kabul Bank crisis. The special tribunal sentenced the two former executives of Kabul Bank to five years in prison and

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Afghanistan pulls out of the trilateral transit pact

Ministry of Commerce and Industries said Afghanistan would not sign the trilateral transit pact among Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan until Pakistan did not comply with the former transit agreements with Afghanistan. The trilateral transit agreement among Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan

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Turkmenistan’s New Year gift to Afghanistan

Turkmenistan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Haji Yuf Wafa in his visit to Jawzjan announced the reconstruction of the Aqina port road to the provincial officials. He also announced the establishment of two power sub-stations on the border to solve the electricity

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2000 welfare projects completed in Baghlan

Baghlan’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Rehabilitation said the National Solidarity Program (NSP) has so far completed 2000 welfare projects at a cost of 2bn AFN in Baghlan Province. According to the officials, the NSP would launch thousands of more

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Improving Access to Justice for citizens in Kunduz Province

On Saturday, 16th March 2013, a new building for the Department of Huquq of the Afghan Ministry of Justice was inaugurated in Aliabad district with the support of the German and Dutch Govern-ments. The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and

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Afghanistan Faces “Massive Economic Constriction” after U.S. Withdrawal

By Richard Sale: Next year’s drawdown of U.S. forces and decline in U.S. aid will leave in its wake an Afghan political system lacking legitimacy and stability, according to interviews with Afghanistan experts, news reports and congressional studies. Despite receiving

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Iran’s non-oil exports stand at USD 30bn in 11 months

Iran exported 61.63 million tons of non-oil products worth USD 30bn during the last eleven months of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2012-February 19, 2013). The imported commodities, on the other hand, were 35.87mn tons, indicating a 7% growth

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