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Work on asphalting Herat city’s roads resumes

Herat’s Municipal Mohammad Salim Taraki said 40 kilometers of roads would be blacktopped by next year at a total cost of 749mn AFN. He added the project would be funded by the Municipality budget. Meanwhile, some residents find this move

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UNICEF gives USD 68mn in aid to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education

A contract worth USD 68mn was signed between Afghanistan’s Education Minister Farooq Wardak and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Sunday. According to Mr. Wardak, USD 33mn of the aid amount would be spent during the current academic year,

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Afghanistan offers best investment opportunities to Qatari businessmen- President Hamid Karzai

President Hamid Karzai met Qatari investors and encouraged them to invest in Afghanistan as it works to secure stability before NATO-led combat forces withdraw next year. “The future of Afghanistan is guaranteed because our relations have expanded with America and

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Mixed concerns about Afghanistan’s economic future

Concerns have been raised that Afghanistan might face economic challenges post 2014. A number of analysts have accused the government for failing to take the right measures needed for an economically stable Afghanistan after the international aid winds down. Economic

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Afghan Teen Football Team Heads to AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers

Afghanistan’s National Football Teenage Team left Kabul on Sunday to travel to Nepal for the Asian Federation Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup qualifiers. Afghanistan will face Nepal, Tajikistan and Bhutan in Group C for its qualifying bout – the first match

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Afghanistan Defeats Kuwait, Heads to Asian T20 Cricket Semi-Final

Afghanistan is through to the semi-final of the Asian T20 cricket tournament after beating Kuwait on Sunday, despite losing yesterday to United Arab Emirates. Sunday’s match played in Nepal began with Afghanistan winning the toss and electing to field first.

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