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Afghanistan appoints Minister of State to boost tourism

The Afghan government has appointed a Minister of State in an effort to boost tourism and increase national revenue. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani appointed Ghulam Nabi Farahi as Minister of State for Tourism through a presidential decree. According to presidential

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Afghan women working on an app to attract tourists to Afghanistan

A group of young Afghan women  are working on developing a mobile app to help attract tourists to Afghanistan. The young women are students at a coding school in Herat called Code to Inspire which is founded by Fereshteh Forough.

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Afghanistan offers best investment opportunities to Qatari businessmen- President Hamid Karzai

President Hamid Karzai met Qatari investors and encouraged them to invest in Afghanistan as it works to secure stability before NATO-led combat forces withdraw next year. “The future of Afghanistan is guaranteed because our relations have expanded with America and

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Turkey, Russia and India to invest in Bamyan

Turkey, Russia and India have expressed willingness to invest in the reconstruction and development of Bamyan province, said officials. The ambassadors of the mentioned nations agreed with the local officials on this matter at a joint conference in Bamyan on

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Coins from 1st century AD returned to Kabul Museum

As many as 215 coins of the Kushan-era in the 1st century AD were returned to Afghanistan National Museum at a ceremony attended by Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul, Information and Culture Minister Syed Makhdoom Rahin, Afghan Ambassador to Britain Mohammad

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Bamyan’s governor Habiba Surabi speaks of her achievements

In an exclusive interview with the Pajhwok Afghan News, Habiba Surabi reflected on some of her achievements as the governor of the central Bamyan province. Ms. Surabi has been serving as the governor of Bammyan for the past eight years.

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Protecting Afghanistan’s environment and tourism future

If the high mountain lakes of Band-e Amir were not in a country in its fourth decade of war they would be world famous. Outsiders lucky enough to see them today are often lost for words when they first set

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“More than 1000 historical monuments are endangered in Afghanistan”

Afghanistan’s minister of information and culture criticized the world community’s approach in relation to the tourism industry of Afghanistan and said their views on this particular industry are not persuasive. Minister Sayed Makhdoom Raheen told in a conference on Wednesday

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Afghan women handicraft exhibition

Ministry of Information and Culture held a 3-day exhibition of hundreds of fine arts, decoration items and handicrafts on Monday in Kabul. Ghulam Nabi Farahi, deputy of tourism in the Ministry of Information and Culture, emphasized on the importance of

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