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Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development signs contracts for 15 new projects

Nasir Ahmad Durrani, the Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, has signed contracts for 15 new projects with private construction companies. Of the 15 projects, 10 are part of  the National Rural Access Program (NRAP) and 5 are water supply

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Japan Supports Natural Disaster Risk Management Activities in Afghanistan

In partnership with the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA), International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Government of Japan have signed an agreement to implement a project aimed at reducing risks in natural disaster-prone communities in Afghanistan and strengthening

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First USAID Promote scholarships awarded

A group of young Afghan women was selected as the inaugural recipients of the USAID-funded Promote Scholarships program. Five women already studying at the American University of Afghanistan and eight women who will travel to the American University of Central

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Ten welfare projects completed in Balkh

The National Solidarity Program (NSP) of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) has completed ten welfare projects in Balkh province. These projects were implemented in a number of villages of the Charbolak district. With 10 percent contribution from

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China’s richest man was rejected from 30 jobs

China’s richest man is Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group. Alibaba Group is a Chinese e-commerce company that provided consumer-to-consumer, business-to-business and business-consumer sales services via web portals. It was founded in 1998 by Jack Ma who

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Kazakhstan to host ESCAP meeting to discuss Afghan economic relations with Central Asian countries

A crucial regional economic conference is being hosted by the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss perspectives of economic relations and trade between Afghanistan and other Central Asian countries, as well as issues

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Trans-Afghanistan gas pipeline at its final stage

Negotiations for the much-awaited Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project have reached the final stage. Indian Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday that project would soon become a reality, as the project is at its final stage. The 21st Summit

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Welfare projects help over 14,000 families in Samangan

Sixteen welfare projects have been completed in various villages of Darah Sof Balla, Khuram Wa Sarbagh and Feroz Nakhchir districts of Samangan province. These projects include retaining walls, drinking water wells, the repairing of a bridge, and the construction of

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Afghan and Pakistani officials reach an agreement on undocumented Afghan refugees

Close to two million Afghans are reported to be living in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area and the northwestern parts of Baloochistan. Most of these refugees were born and raised in Pakistan during the last 30 years, but are still considered citizens of

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