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Afghanistan to introduce Global Positioning System (GPS)

A Memorandum of Understanding on the launch of the Global Positioning System (GPS) between Communications and Information Technology Minister Amirzai Sangin and Kabul Mayor Mohammad Younus Nawandesh was signed on Sunday. The project, worth USD 25mn, will be initially launched

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Polling stations should be accessible for persons with disabilities: Afghan civil societies

Civil societies working for the rights and rehabilitation of Afghans with disabilities recommended the independent election commission to provide necessary facilities for the people with disabilities in the polling stations. They also recommended that the polling stations should be accessible

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Turkmenistan to inaugurate the Afghan-Turkmen-Tajik railway construction

Turkmen Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov in his recent visit in Kabul officials announced the launch of work on the Afghan-Turkmen-Tajik railway construction to begin son. He invited Afghan President Hamid Karzai to visit Turkmenistan for the inauguration ceremony to be

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DABS signs transmission line contract with Indian company

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), Afghanistan’s national electricity company, inked the agreement on the construction of a 220kw transmission line with the Indian firm, KEC International Limited, in Kabul on Saturday. The transmission line will transport electricity from the Chimtala

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UNICEF funds drinkable water supply projects in Jawzjan province

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has funded two potable water supply projects in northwestern Jawzjan province. Benefitting 2,000 families, the projects include a 12km long pipeline that will carry water from a deep well to two villages

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