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USAID gives more than USD 90mn in aid to Afghan Higher Education Ministry

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged more than USD 90mn to the Afghan Higher Education Ministry for the next five years. Higher Education Minister Ubaidullah Ubaid said the money would be spent towards strengthening the higher

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Why does Afghanistan still need to hire foreign officials?

In the past decade, the government has legally permitted foreigners to work in Afghanistan. Currently, more than 17,200 foreign workers have received work permits in Afghanistan, according to Labor and Social Affairs Deputy Minister Hossamuddin Hamrah. The Labor and Social

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UAE to continue supporting Afghanistan after 2014

The United Arab Emirates, one of Afghanistan’s biggest donors from the Arab region, said that they would stand by Afghanistan after the deadline 2014 and assist the country in its reconstruction process. “We will be with Afghanistan in the years

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Ban on medicinal herbs export a blow to Afghanistan’s trade-ACCI

The Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) regarded the ban on export of medicinal herbs by the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) as “unjust” and a major “blow” to the country’s trade. The ban came in January when NEPA

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