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Afghan women entrepreneurs in agriculture discuss business practices under one roof

Women entrepreneurs from across Afghanistan gathered Aug. 3 to exchange ideas and close business deals during the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Women in Agribusiness Networking Conference. During the conference, 77 female entrepreneurs from Kabul, Kandahar, Helmand, Uruzgan,

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Herat’s industrial park to get new facilities

Herat Governor Mohammad Asif Rahimi laid the foundation stone for three major facilities in the industrial park of the province. The facilities include the biggest wheat storage by Aria Company, a permanent exhibition hall and a new administrative building for

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Lesser Known Facts About Madhuri Dixit

M. F Husain was so charmed with ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’ that he saw the film 67 times and when she made her comeback in 2007 with Aaja Nachle, he booked an entire theatre to watch her movie. Madhuri charmed

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USAID provides USD 38mn for Afghan women capacity building

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing USD 38mn to fund a 5-year capacity building program for Afghan women. An agreement to that effect was signed between the USAId and the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Services

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Afghanistan Central Bank puts on sale 35mn US dollars

Afghanistan’s central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), announces that the bidding process for sales of USD 35mn will begin on Saturday, 15 August 2015 (24/05/1394). DAB has requested qualified dealers and commercial banks who already have kept one million and

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Afghan diplomat appointed as UN Special Representative for Liberia

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Wednesday the appointment of Farid Zarif of Afghanistan as his Special Representative for Liberia and Head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). He will succeed Karin Landgren of Sweden, who completed

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