Ariana: Iran says that the Khaf-Herat railway border stations will be completed in less than three months. Khaf-Herat railway, 35km in length, would smoother trade between Afghanistan and Iran. Click here to read more (external link).
Arab News: Solar photovoltaic and wind power projects signed by Afghanistan under a $160 million international deal on Wednesday evening will add 110 megawatts to the country’s grid in the next 16 months, officials said. The projects will be developed in Kabul, Balkh and Herat by a local company with partners from Turkey, India and
VOA News September 3, 2020 A Kabul-based company this week unveiled a fleet of locally made solar- and battery-powered passenger vehicles, as well as hybrid and conventional gas-powered cars and trucks, designed to give Afghans an alternative to imports. At a ceremony Wednesday in the Afghan capital, Amin Noor Industrial Companies introduced 11 vehicle models
Ariana: Acting Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar and his Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov have agreed on an electricity transmission contract between the two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Friday. “The two sides agreed on the signing of a power transmission agreement between Breshna Shirkat and the Uzbek Ministry of
1TV: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) in this regard was signed between Indian Ambassador Vinay Kumar and diplomatic representative of Agha Khan Development Network in the presence of President Ashraf Ghani on Monday. Bala Hissar saw some of the worst fighting between Afghan forces and the invading British during the two Anglo-Afghan wars in the
Ariana: The foundation stone of a stadium was laid in Kapisa – named Qala-e-Ghani Stadium. Information indicates that some 13 acres of land have been allocated for the Qala-e-Ghani Stadium in the Nijrab district of Kapisa. Also: The National Muaythai Federation of Afghanistan has started working to improve the capacity of trainers during quarantine days.
Ariana: The construction work on the second phase of the football stadium for Chaghcharan city, the provincial capital of Ghor province, has begun. The Ghor Football Federation officials on Monday inaugurated work on the second phase of the project. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 11, 2020 Reconstruction and stabilization activities in Afghanistan have left 5,135 people killed or injured during a period of 17 years following the 2001 U.S.-led invasion that toppled the Taliban, according to a new report by a U.S. government watchdog. The report released late on February 11 by the U.S.
Al Jazeera: The narrow road that leads to the Yu Aw synagogue in the ancient city of Herat in western Afghanistan is lined with traditional mud homes that, despite their rough exterior, are fine examples of centuries-old architectural dexterity. Ghulam Sakhi, the caretaker of some of the heritage sites, leads the way, taking short quick
Ayaz Gul VOA News February 6, 2020 ISLAMABAD – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani laid foundation stone Thursday for building a key transmission line linking Central Asia and South Asia under a four-nation electricity generation project, known as CASA-1000. The $1.2 billion plan aims to bring some 300 megawatts (MW) annually of much-needed electricity to Afghanistan