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Over 18 thousand families benefit from development projects in Herat

With a cost of 165,337,000 AFN, 86 development projects of the National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/NSP) were recently completed in various districts of Herat province. According to the Provincial Manager of NSP in

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Afghanistan’s major highways need repairs

The Kabul-Herat highway, which is the biggest highway system in Afghanistan, has deteriorated just months after its renovation. The highway was built 6 years ago and connects Kabul to southern Kandahar province and Kandahar to western Herat province. Economic and

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Afghanistan’s major dam to be completed within a year, promises India

Indian Consular General in Herat, Amarjit Singh, said the Indian government has vowed to complete the long-awaited Salma Dam project in western Herat province. “Salma Dam will be completed within a year, the dam will start working within a year,

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Afghanistan's major dam to be completed within a year, promises India

Indian Consular General in Herat, Amarjit Singh, said the Indian government has vowed to complete the long-awaited Salma Dam project in western Herat province. “Salma Dam will be completed within a year, the dam will start working within a year,

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Problem with visa issuance for foreign workers in Herat province has been resolved

Factory owners in western Herat province had complained about the exorbitant  visa process for their foreign workers. Officials said on Tuesday that the issue has been resolved by extending visa services for foreign workers to the province. In line with

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Fuel-testing lab established at Islam Qala Port in Herat

Funded by the Afghanistan Norms and Standards Department, a USD 5mn fuel-testing laboratory has been set up at the Islam Qala Port in western Herat province. Head of the Department, Mujibur Rahman Khateer, said the purpose of the lab is

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DABS installs 2 new electricity transformers in Herat

Afghanistan’s electricity company, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), installed two new electricity transformers in western Herat province. Funded by DABS, the project was implemented at a cost of 117mn AFN. DABS CEO Abdul Razique Samadi hoped the transformers would help

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70 uplift projects inaugurated in Herat Province

Herat’s local officials reported that 70 uplift schemes have been inaugurated in Injeel district of Herat province. The projects include 6 school buildings, 27 social centers, 24 irrigation networks, and several culverts, wells, canals and embankments that are built at

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Poor quality flour imported from Iran recovered

Herat’s customs officials have recovered over 70 tons of substandard flour imported from Iran through Islam Qala border, Herat’s main transit point with Iran. Custom Director Khaliqullah said five businessmen had imported 1,444 bags of substandard flour in trucks. The

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Renovation of Jumah Mosque in Herat

Afghan traders and industrialists have joined hands together to renovate the Friday Mosque of Herat also known as Jumah Mosque. According to Herat’s prayer leader and preacher, the mosque needed a new roof and glasswork. The deputy chief of the

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Kazakhstan ready to build oil refinery in Herat

Local officials from Herat have announced that the government of Kazakhstan is ready to build oil refineries in the Terpul region of the district of Kohsan in Herat. Herat’s Governor Dr. Daud Shah Saba said that several countries have expressed

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