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Sweden pledges one billion aid to Afghanistan over next decade

The Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) has pledged USD 1 billion in aid to Afghanistan on Wednesday. Addressing a gathering in Mazar-e-Sharif, head of SIDA Charlotte Peter Lodi said the funds would be earmarked for the development in the fields

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Price of gold slumps, food rates up in Kabul

Pajhwok Afghan News Weekly Price Report-The prices of gold declined while the rates sugar and flour went up during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday. The value of one gram of Arabian gold fell from 2,100

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Construction work of a school building launched in Balkh

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan formally launched construction work of Khalid Ibn-e-Walid high school building in NahrShahi district in northern Balkh province. New Secretary General Anna-Karin Johansson during her first visit to Balkh province laid the foundation stone of the Khalid

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World Bank funds road graveling project in Bamyan

The World Bank (WB) is funding the graveling work on a 20km road in the Foladi Valley of central Bamyan province. Costing 31mn AFN, the road would facilitate about 19,000 people in the valley. Rural Rehabilitation Director Salam Ali Sadiqi

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