Al Jazeera: Upon completion, the building will host a museum containing artefacts from the Presidential Palace’s archive, which goes back to the time of Amanullah’s father, King Habibullah, and a fully-landscaped park. But not everyone is in favour of the restoration project. Some say the cost of what will be lost will be too great compared
Power Technology: Global technology company Siemens has received an order from Bayat Power to supply SGT-A45 mobile unit for the Bayat Power Phase 1 project in Afghanistan. Equipped with an aero-derivative gas turbine, the SGT-A45 mobile unit has the capacity to generate up to 41MW, enough to power approximately 200,000 homes in the region.The gas-fired power
Tolo News: Yama Yari, the Minister of Public Works, said 25 percent of roads and highways are damaged in Afghanistan and that their reconstruction needs a high budget. As a landlocked country, Afghanistan’s provinces are connected with each other by highways. Click here to read more (external link).
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Pakistan Today: Pakistan must consider working on a bilateral water-sharing agreement with Afghanistan. Leading jurist on international law Makhdoom Ali Khan stated this in a written reply to the Supreme Court. “Afghanistan is now planning to build 12 dams, in cooperation with the World Bank and India, the flow of water from River Kabul is expected to
The Star: For six years, John Sopko has served as Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction with a broad mandate to assess how U.S. cash for Afghan reconstruction is spent. His investigations have found that billions of dollars in American aid has been lost to corruption, waste and futile efforts in Afghanistan suggests Canada has likely
Ariana: The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR) says the living conditions of Afghan refugees have been improved in Iran and Pakistan. “Afghan refugees join school in Iran without having any documents and it can help Afghan families to have impunity too,” Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi, the Minister of Refugees said. Click here to read more
Tolo News: “All the promises that the president has made are not true; all are just lies, all his moves and his government and his administration are not based on reality but are based on lies. He made promises, but our youths drowned in water(on their way to Europe) and the Jalalabad hospital was subjected to
VOA News | August 19, 2018: People in big cities around the world typically enjoy a wide range of public transportation options. Those who own smartphones also have the choice of using some of the increasingly popular ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. And now, Kabul residents in Afghanistan can, too. VOA’s Haseeb Maudoodi
Tolo News: The Independent Civil Aviation Authority of Afghanistan on Thursday assumed full control of Afghanistan’s airspace after almost 26 years. Presidential Palace said in a statement that a new radar system was inaugurated in the presence of President Ashraf Ghani at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. Click here to read more (external link).