Tolo News: The first female multi-stage cycling race started in the central province of Bamiyan with 46 cyclists from Ghazni, Faryab, Balkh, Kabul and Bamiyan provinces, and 12 will qualify for the national women’s cycling team. The cyclists will ride 30 kilometers starting from the outskirts of Baba Mountain into the Shibar district of the
Tolo News: The 10th round of the Afghan International Women’s Ski Competition was held on Thursday in Bamiyan and was attended by 17 athletes. Also, the second round of the men’s ski competition, attended by 51 athletes in the Chapa Dara area of Bamyan, was also held on Thursday. In the women’s competition, Nazira, Begum
Tolo News: The Afghan curling team held a training session on Sunday ahead of their match in the “Winter Games” in the central province of Bamiyan. Women curling athletes are also attending the event, said Halima Rezee, the chairperson of Women’s Curling Federation Committee. “We have the membership of Afghanistan’s Curling Federation, but we have
Women are slowly moving into Afghanistan’s male-dominated restaurant industry. And one entirely women-run restaurant in central Afghanistan’s Bamyan province is attracting food lovers from the region. VOA’s Zafar Bamyani gives us a taste of the restaurant in this report narrated by Bezhan Hamdard
Phys.org: After bearing the brunt of jihadist dynamite and looting by thieves, the archaeological treasures of Afghanistan’s Bamiyan province are facing a new and possibly more daunting threat: climate change. Afghan officials warned in a 2016 United Nations report that the structures “may collapse and suffer from severe erosion”due to conditions directly linked to climate change. The Global
VOA News: Dozens of women in Bamyan province of Afghanistan recently received their drivers’ licenses after taking driving tests monitored by local traffic police. VOA’s Zafar Bamyani has this report narrated by Bezhan Hamdard.
Ariana: The second cross-country cycling tournament was held in Bamyan province on Friday. 27 cyclists including eight girls from the capital Kabul and Bamyan provinces took part in the competition. The competitors pedaled a distance of 14 kilometer in the central Bamyan province of Afghanistan, for one-day. Click here to read more (external link).
Amin Alemi Press TV, Bamyan August 20, 2019 It seems to be like a dream to spend days in the nature for picnic in one of the world’s most dangerous countries, Afghanistan. But here in the central part of the country, people enjoy the beauties of one of the UNESCO world’s heritage sites in a
1TV: Tourist arrivals in central Afghan province of Bamyan have declined 30 percent, local officials said. The decline is driven in large part by insecurity on Maidan Wardak-Bamyan and Ghorband Valley. Click here to read more (external link).
The New York Times: … 2017 graduating class saw 60 of 65 graduates accepted to Afghanistan’s public universities, a 92 percent college entrance rate. Two-thirds of those accepted were girls. A couple of years earlier, 97 percent of the graduates went to college. Click here to read more (external link).