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US Congress agrees on a deal of over USD 6 billion for Afghan forces

A compromise measure totaling USD 632.8 billion was reached on by the Senate members of the Armed Services Committee and the House Armed Services Committee of the US congress. The deal on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2014

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UK funded military academy inaugurated in Kabul

Built at a cost of USD 42 million, Kabul’s military academy was inaugurated today by Afghan President Hamid Karzai and British Defense Minister. British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed to fund the construction of Kabul’s military academy during his visit

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US procures new training equipment for Afghan Air Force

The US government has purchased a new training technology for Afghan Air Force at the Shindand Air Base in Herat province. Costing around USD 25mn, the full package of equipment includes high-tech flight simulators that will allow pilots to practice

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Afghan Ministry of Finance to pay USD 60mn for weaponry repairs

The Ministry of Finance has been ordered to arrange USD 60mn for repairs of heavy weaponry and armored vehicles, according to a statement from the Presidential Palace. Chief of Army Staff Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi presented a report on the

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Austria donates 18mn Euros to Afghanistan

Austria has pledged to donate 18mn Euros to the Afghan government after 2014 for the implementation of uplift projects. During his visit to Kabul, Austrian foreign minister also discussed the security transition process and peace-building process with his Afghan counterpart,

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ANA delivers aid to flood-hit families in Herat

Afghan National Army troops delivered winter aid to flood-hit families in Nawabad area on the outskirts of Herat City. According to the Pajhwok Afghan News, nearly 150 families received blankets, winter clothing, shoes and food. Military corps spokesman Najibullah Najibi

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