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New health and education projects completed in northern Takhar

Two new development projects completed with German assistance have been completed in the north of Takhar province. In Farkhar district centre, a new emergency unit was opened at Farkhar Hospital. In Baharak district, a new boundary wall was built for

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Construction of important side ditches starts in Taluqan with German funding

Takhar province’s Department of Public Works (DoPW) officially inaugurated construction works for two kilometres of roadside ditches in the provincial capital, Taluqan, on Sunday. The construction of the ditches will cost almost AFN 5.7 million in funding from the German

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Kabul to receive USD 529mn worth of annual development aid from Germany

The German parliament voted on Friday to support Kabul with annual development aid worth USD 529mn. In a meeting with Afghan President Dr. Ashraf Ghani in Berlin, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged to support Afghanistan’s unity government after withdrawal of

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Major ring road in Kunduz reconstructed

A major ring road in Kunduz province has been reconstructed and inaugurated with financial collaboration from Germany. Costing USD 6mn, the reconstructed road would help address transportation problems of the residents. Repair work on the 9-km road took 18 months

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Germany and Afghanistan commit to strong partnership

Dr Gerd Müller, Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, arrived on Tuesday in Kabul as the first German Minister to visit Afghanistan’s President Dr Ashraf Ghani, CEO Dr Abdullah Abdullah and members of the country’s new Government of

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Germany funds construction of new school building in Badakhshan for 1,700 female students

The Department of Education and the Badakhshan Provincial Governor’s Office celebrated on Tuesday the official start of construction on a new school building for up to 1,700 female students in Faizabad, the provincial capital. The project is implemented by the

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New community school under construction in Farkhar district in Takhar with German support

Construction work on a new school for the community of Khurmab village in Farkhar district in Takhar province officially began on Sunday. Once built, up to 860 students, 310 girls and 550 boys, will be able to get a proper

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Germany commits further AFN 1.2 billion to North Afghanistan stabilization program

The German Government has pledged a further AFN 1.2 billion for better infrastructure and capacity building in more than 40 districts in Kunduz, Baghlan, Takhar and Badakhshan. As part of Germany’s stabilization program for northern Afghanistan, a budget per district

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Germany funds new women’s dormitory at Badakhshan University for 260 female students

Badakhshan University celebrated the official opening of a new women’s dormitory in Faizabad, the provincial capital. Built by the Department of Higher Education (DoHE) at a cost of over AFN 53 million with funding from the German Government, the new

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Germany funds construction of two administrative buildings in Badakhshan

The Department of Urban Development (DoUD) and the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) in Badakhshan province officially started construction of two new administrative buildings in the provincial capital, Faizabad. With a total of AFN 49 million in funding and with

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A hospital and 3 schools inaugurated in Takhar with German support

A new hospital and three schools were officially declared open and handed over to Takhar province on Thursday. In Rustaq district, the new Central Hospital with 50 beds was handed over to the province’s Department of Public Health (DoPH). The

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Baghlan to receive AFN 40 million in new infrastructure from Germany

This week, the German Government earmarked AFN 40 million in funding and technical support for three infrastructure projects in the province of Baghlan. On 16th September, the Arakesh Basic Health Centre in the district of Nahreen was inaugurated by Baghlan’s

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Kunduz department of community policing gets new office and library facilities from Germany and the Netherlands

Afghan and German government representatives officially inaugurated newly equipped facilities in the Police Headquarters (PHQ) Kunduz and the Community Policing, or Police-e-Mardumi Department in Kunduz City on Thursday. The facilities and equipment are a large conference room for use in

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Germany supports “Bill of Quantity” training for line departments in Baghlan

19 engineers from various government organizations completed five days of training on “Elaborating Bill of Quantity” in Baghlan province. In the course, the engineers learnt how to write accurate tenders for infrastructure projects requested by the Afghan government or the

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Construction of three development projects starts in Bangi with German support

Three new development projects, including a new school in Jaloer, road rehabilitation in the villages of Merha and Afghan Qishlaq and a flood protection wall in the village of Shingrab, are implemented at a total cost of 6.3AFN with financial

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Germany hands over new campus to Badakhshan University

In Feyzabad, the Badakhshan University was handed over new facilities for four faculties, administrative offices, classrooms for up to 200 and dormitories. The buildings were originally built as a Police Training Centre but have been converted into academic facilities, ready

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Reconstruction work begins on basic healthcare centre in Baghlan with German support

Reconstruction work began on the Guzarga-e-Noor district basic healthcare centre in Baghlan with financial and technical support from Afghan-German Cooperation. With over AFN 10 million in funding, the measures will help modernize the healthcare centre that provides services for almost

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DABS to operate three renewable power schemes in Takhar province

German Government officially handed over three renewable power schemes in Takhar province to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Energy and Water on Thursday.  The finished power schemes will now be operated and maintained by Afghanistan’s national power company, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat

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A new building for a health clinic opened in Takhar province

A health clinic has been inaugurated in Gala Batoor area of Takhar with financial collaboration from Germany. Previously, the area lacked a proper health center. Health services would be provided inside residential buildings. The new building has helped address the

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Germany, Denmark fund Afghanistan's first Football Academy

Germany and Denmark have joined hands to fund Afghanistan’s first football academy, Grassroots Football, which was opened in Kabul on Monday. The inaugural ceremony was attended by officials from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The project is aimed

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Germany, Denmark fund Afghanistan’s first Football Academy

Germany and Denmark have joined hands to fund Afghanistan’s first football academy, Grassroots Football, which was opened in Kabul on Monday. The inaugural ceremony was attended by officials from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The project is aimed

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Germany funds rehabilitation of 3 canals in Baghlan province

Germany pledges to provide USD 2mn in aid for the reconstruction and cleaning of 3 irrigation canals in Baghlan province. The canals, situated in Baladwari, Gawhargan and Akhtcha, will irrigate 12,000 hectares of land and provide work opportunities for thousands

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Germany to continue assisting Afghanistan in infrastructure development

Germany has promised continued assistance in the reconstruction process of Afghanistan. “Our assistance will not end. We will continue supporting Afghanistan beyond 2014 in its various sectors, including infrastructure development,” said Deputy Ambassador Oliver Owcza. On 11th of May two

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Germany funds reconstruction of Baghlan hydropower dams

Two hydropower dams in northern Baghlan province will be reconstructed with financial collaboration from Germany. Provincial water and energy director Ghulam Hussain Haidari said 32mn Euros is allocated for the reconstruction of one of the dams that can generate 4.5MW

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Germany donates 97mn Euros to Afghanistan

As part of its promise at the Tokyo Conference, the German government has delivered a total USD 126mn to Afghanistan. According to Finance Minister Omar Zakhilwal, 20mn Euros is allocated for the development of the education, 32mn Euros for Kabul’s

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