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Newly constructed airport terminal inaugurated in Uruzgan province

A newly built airport terminal, funded by Netherlands, was inaugurated in central Uruzgan province. The terminal is built in accordance to international standards with a capacity to facilitate 900 passengers. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Netherlands Ambassador Han Peters said his

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Construction of tri-nation railway inaugurated

Work on the construction of the Afghan-Turkmen-Tajik railway was inaugurated on Wednesday in Asghgabat, capital city of Turkmenistan. Afghan President Hamid Karzai along with his Tajik and Turkmen counterparts were present in the ceremony. The three countries’ presidents inked a

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Afghan Basketball Team sweeps with 78-20 victory against Nepal

Afghanistan’s National Basketball Team beat Nepal by 78-20 in the Asian Championship on Monday and swept their way into the finals of the South Asian Championship. Afghanistan will play against India in the final match to be held on Tuesday.

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President Karzai heads for Turkmenistan to attend railway project ceremony

President Hamid Karzai left for Ashgabat, the capital city of Turkmenistan, on Wednesday to attend the inaugural ceremony for an Afghanistan-Tajikistan-Turkmenistan railway project. Presidents of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan signed a trilateral framework agreement on the construction of a railroad

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Time for EU to lift ban on Safi Airways: IATA chief

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Director General Tony Tyler called on the European Union (EU) to lift its ban on Afghanistan’s Safi Airways. He regarded the ban as “absurd” and said Safi Airways has met all international standards. “It

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