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Distribution of saffron corms to farmers in Samangan province

 The agriculture department in Samangan province has distributed 200kg saffron corms to eight farmers to grow in their fields and test the productivity. Noor Mohammad, Head of the agriculture department, said the Red Crescent Society had initiated the project of

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10% increase in Samangan’s wheat production meets local demands

The agriculture department in northern Samangan province has registered a 10% increase in wheat production this year. The province has produced 102,000 tons of wheat this year which can meet demand of the province. According to Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN),

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Germany invests AFN 11 million in studios & training for Samangan local radio and TV

Building work officially began on a new studio for Samangan’s local radio and television station RTA on Wednesday. The construction of the studio is part of a project, which also includes training for the station’s journalists and TV and radio

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Kandahar’s iodized salt factory inaugurated

Kandahar Governor Dr. Toryalai Weesa along with a number of businessmen and industrialists inaugurated Kandahar’s first-ever iodized factory. Owned by 5 local businessmen, the factory is worth USD 160,000 and was completed in 10 months. The factory produces three to

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Kandahar's iodized salt factory inaugurated

Kandahar Governor Dr. Toryalai Weesa along with a number of businessmen and industrialists inaugurated Kandahar’s first-ever iodized factory. Owned by 5 local businessmen, the factory is worth USD 160,000 and was completed in 10 months. The factory produces three to

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High school, resource centers and a staff quarter constructed in Samangan

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) completed construction of a high school building, two resource centers and a staff quarter in a health clinic in the northern Samangan province. These four projects will benefit hundreds of students and a vast number

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Construction of a Health Training Center in Mazar-e Sharif

On April 1st2013 a cornerstone ceremony of a new Health Training Centre for the Department of Public Health of Balkh Province took place in Mazar-e Sharif. The Minister of Public Health, H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil, the provincial Deputy Governor of

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Construction of a Health Training Center in Mazar-e Sharif

On April 1st2013 a cornerstone ceremony of a new Health Training Centre for the Department of Public Health of Balkh Province took place in Mazar-e Sharif. The Minister of Public Health, H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil, the provincial Deputy Governor of

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Construction of a Health Training Center in Mazar-e Sharif

On April 1st2013 a cornerstone ceremony of a new Health Training Centre for the Department of Public Health of Balkh Province took place in Mazar-e Sharif. The Minister of Public Health, H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil, the provincial Deputy Governor of

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Construction of a Health Training Center in Mazar-e Sharif

On April 1st2013 a cornerstone ceremony of a new Health Training Centre for the Department of Public Health of Balkh Province took place in Mazar-e Sharif. The Minister of Public Health, H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil, the provincial Deputy Governor of

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Germany pledges 69 Million Euros for power production in northern Afghanistan

The German development bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KFW) signed an agreement worth Euros 69 million with the Ministry of Water and Energy for power production projects in northern Afghanistan. The KFW in-charge said 27 million Euros would be spent for

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Government increases security measures on major highways leading to Mazar-e-Sharif

Police force in Baghlan and Samangan provinces has adopted security measures on the highways leading to Mazar-e-Sharif, where many Afghans travel for the celebration of Nawroz (New Year). Checkpoints in several parts of the highways have been set up. With

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Samangan sees an increase in grapes production

Grapes yield in the Feroz Nakhchar district of northern Samangan province has boosted to 6,000 tons this year compared to last year’s 5,000 tons, generating a revenue of 204 million AFN to the district. The suitable climatic and soil conditions

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Seven Welfare Projects implemented in Samangan

The National Solidarity Program executed seven welfare projects in the Aybak city of Samangan Province. According to the director of rural rehabilitation and development Eng. Sayed Mohammad Mujadidi, these projects include construction of four cultural and social centers, six culverts,

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Samangan’s wheat production 13 times higher than last year’s

This year Samangan’s wheat yield reached 168,000 tons, compared to last year’s 13,000 tons. Last year wheat yields were hit by fewer rains and drought conditions in the province throughout the year. According to the acting agriculture director Syed Rafiullah

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Financial Cooperation Pact Signed Between Kabul and US Embassy

A pact on financial assistance of worth USD 151m was signed between Afghanistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and US embassy today in Kabul. Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Javed Ludin appreciated America’s continued assistance and said, “America’s lifelong collaboration

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Reintegration Programs Planned for Samangan Province

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock announced that the international community has allocated USD 17 million for the reintegration process in 10 provinces. Aybak and Sarbagh districts of Samangan are included in the process and the projects include technical survey, irrigation

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