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Afghanistan’s Exports to Europe Via Air Corridors Have Resumed

Officials of Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries have announced that exports of Afghan products to European countries via air corridors have resumed. According to the officials, 29 tons of goods, including dried and fresh fruits, rugs, and medicinal herbs,

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Afghanistan’s Anti-corruption Reforms Slowed in 2019

Sustained and effective efforts in fighting corruption in Afghanistan remain critical for the country’s future, finds a new United Nations report released on June 18. “Anti-corruption efforts and integrity reforms must be key priorities for Afghanistan’s leadership, especially so given

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Afghanistan & Pakistan to Open Key Trade Route Starting June 22

Pakistan has agreed to open the Ghulam Khan border in north Waziristan, a key route for cross-border trade with Afghanistan, on June 22. The border was closed in June 2014 following a major operation against militants in the area by

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New Flood Protection Wall & Irrigation Channel Benefits Almost 20,000 Takhar Citizens

Provincial authorities together with the director of Taloqan River Basin Agency (TRBA) inaugurated a flood protection wall in the city of Taloqan, Takhar Province. The 1.5-kilometre-long wall will protect two villages as well as infrastructure along the Taloqan River, and

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New Interventions In Place To Enable Safe Transit of Cargo Trucks at Afghan-Pak Borders

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Harakat Afghanistan Investment Climate Facility Organization, launched two interventions to improve the efficiency of the movement of goods at Afghanistan’s Torkham and Spin Boldak border posts with Pakistan. The

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Bollywood Actor Sushant Singh Rajput Dead at 34

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his home in Bandra, Mumbai on Sunday.  Accordinf to early reports, his death was by suicide. He was 34. Mumbai police have confirmed the actor’s death and have opened an investigation.

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Ahmad Zahir- Icon of Afghan Music and the heartthrob of many!

Born on 14 June 1946, Ahmad Zahir was a singer, songwriter and composer from Laghman province, Afghanistan. He was considered the Elvis Preseley of Afghanistan for his similar style of music i.e. rock and pop. Ahmad Zahir’s father, Abdul Zahir,

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Germany Commits over AFN 5 Billion to Help Mitigate Social & Economic Aspects of COVID-19

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has pledged AFN 5.77 billion (EUR 69.8 million) to Afghanistan. The funds are for immediate and direct response to challenges of the Afghan public sector and the private economy to

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