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Spain, Italy team up to reconstruct Herat International Airport

Despite its name, Herat’s International Airport offers a hub only for daily Kabul-Herat flights. The airport needs to be reconstructed at a cost of somewhere USD 4-7 million. According to reports, Italy and Spain have offered to provide financial support

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Germany, Denmark fund Afghanistan's first Football Academy

Germany and Denmark have joined hands to fund Afghanistan’s first football academy, Grassroots Football, which was opened in Kabul on Monday. The inaugural ceremony was attended by officials from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The project is aimed

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Germany, Denmark fund Afghanistan’s first Football Academy

Germany and Denmark have joined hands to fund Afghanistan’s first football academy, Grassroots Football, which was opened in Kabul on Monday. The inaugural ceremony was attended by officials from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The project is aimed

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LoC tensions have caused Pakistan to step back from talks on TAPI project

Pakistan has refused to participate in dialogue with India regarding the crucial Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project, following the boiling tensions between the two nations along LoC (border areas of Kashmir). The meeting scheduled on the 22nd of August in

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13 Afghan teachers graduate from SCA Teachers Educators Master Program

The first batch consisting 13 teachers including 4 females graduated from the Swedish Karlstad University. They were pursuing their Master Degree studies under the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan’s Teachers Educators Master Programme (TEMP). TEMP is a Master level study program

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Afghan second vice president to look into the Ghazanfar Group controversy

President Hamid Karzai has ordered his Second Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili to investigate the accusations against the Ghazanfar Group of unfair trade practices. According to the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI), 21 oil importing companies have raised

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Italy pledges support to Afghanistan beyond 2014

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta assured Afghan leaders Sunday that Italy will continue to support Afghanistan that has been beset by decades of war. Letta visited Afghanistan for the first time since he assumed office in April. “I want to

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Afghan Girls' Football Team Defeats Kyrgyzstan

The Afghan Girls’ National Football Team defeated Kyrgyzstan’s national team 1-0 in a friendly match held on Saturday in Kyrgyzstan. Sajia Sahar was the game’s only goal scorer, leading the Afghan side to victory. Afghanistan will next face Tajikistan on

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Afghan Girls’ Football Team Defeats Kyrgyzstan

The Afghan Girls’ National Football Team defeated Kyrgyzstan’s national team 1-0 in a friendly match held on Saturday in Kyrgyzstan. Sajia Sahar was the game’s only goal scorer, leading the Afghan side to victory. Afghanistan will next face Tajikistan on

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Optic fiber network to be launched in Daikundi province

Afghan Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister Amirzai Sangin inaugurated the optic fiber network project in central Daikundi province. Fiber optic network was first launched in Kabul in 2007 by the China’s Zhongxing Telecommunication Equipment Corporation (ZTE) with financial collaboration from

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