Tolo News: The International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas (ALIPH) has announced a joint project with the Afghan government and the Agha Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) for research and the construction of a “vast archeological park”at the site of Bala Hissar Citadel in Kabul, said an ALIPH press release. Click here
Jeff Seldin VOA News March 10, 2021 WASHINGTON – Any hope for a political settlement and peaceful end to two decades of war in Afghanistan remains under significant threat from rising violence, both at the hands of the Taliban and from multiple terrorist and extremist organizations, as well as from the Afghan government’s inability to
Ariana: Minister of Mines and Petroleum Mohammad Haroon Chakhansuri on Thursday said that construction work on the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) Pipeline Project will kick off next year. The minister also said that another project the ministry is working on is the construction of a 94.5 km-long gas pipeline from Sheberghan, capital city of Jawzjan province, to
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Saturday reported 252 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,387 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The data by the ministry shows that the cumulative number of total cases is now 46,215, the number of total reported deaths is 1,763, and the total number of
Ariana: India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar announced on Tuesday at the Geneva Conference 2020 that his country will build a new dam to provide Kabul residents with safe drinking water. Addressing delegates virtually, Jaishankar said the Shahtoot dam will help supply Kabul residents with water. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Most of the roads, bridges and culverts have been built with funding from the Afghan government, Asian Development Bank and provincial communities. Most of the destroyed bridges and culverts have not been rebuilt yet. Click here to read more (external link).
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