Flag of Afghanistan

Press Releases

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 6:15am

KABUL, 12 May 2014 - The Government of Afghanistan today officially signed the Kabul Declaration for Maternal and Child Health, a pledge by government, United Nations agencies, civil society and donors to implement cost-effective, high-impact interventions that will save the lives of more than 35,000 children over the next five years.

The Declaration also includes a commitment to improve government accountability, through a quarterly performance review of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health using the new Call to Action scorecards.

“The Government of Afghanistan has made an unprecedented promise to improve the health and save the lives of mothers and children in the country,” said H.E. Firozuddin Feroz, Afghanistan’s Minister of Public Health. “The Kabul Declaration is our commitment to make this a reality,” said Dr. Feroz.

Addressing the conference, Dr. Nasrin Oryakhil the Minister for Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and the Disabled said, “We applaud the Ministry of Public Health for this momentous leap towards accountability. We look forward to seeing the gains for Afghan mothers and children in the coming years.”

Wednesday, September 5, 2007 - 5:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- On September 5, 2007, Kabul Mayor Rohullah Aman dedicated the recently completed Safety Park for children at Park Shar-e-Naw. 
 
Funded through a donation from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to Kabul Municipality, the park was conceived after Kabul Municipality Greenery Director Haji Habibiullah saw a similar park on a USAID-sponsored trip to India.  He believed that the children of Kabul could benefit from this space for play and learning.
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 4:45am
JALALABAD, NANGARHAR, AFGHANISTAN- On August 28 2007, an Antonov 12 cargo aircraft, similar to the ones used to transport troops during the Russian occupation of Afghanistan landed in Jalalabad airport; this time with a totally different purpose. The aircraft came to lift the first direct air freight shipment of fresh fruit to be delivered to the Emirate of Dubai, opening the door to a new trade route between Eastern Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates, and the beginnings of a regular weekly airfreight shipment to these important markets from Jalalabad. 
Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 4:45am
JAWZJAN, AFGHANISTAN- On July 18, 2007, the recently completed Faizabad Connector Road was inaugurated by Parliamentarian Fahima Sadat.  Funded by USAID and implemented by UNOPS via local firm Asian Atlas Construction and Engineering Network, this road strengthens the link between the Faizabad District Center and the Mazar-e Sharif to Shiberghan highway. 
 
Thursday, July 19, 2007 - 4:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Since July 2006, USAID has successfully completed over 1000 development projects and initiated 780 new projects at the request of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the people of Afghanistan, according to outgoing United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Leon S. Waskin.
 
Thursday, July 19, 2007 - 4:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- On Thursday July 19, 2007 the 1st Vice President Ahmad Zia Masoud along with dignitaries from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, German Organization for Technical Cooperation, Ministry of Energy and Water, Ministry of Mines, Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Public Health officially announced the Integrated Water Resources Management Conference at the Serena Hotel.
Villagers stand by flood walls as the river rises due to heavy rainfall in Panjshir province. The U.S. Government is mobilizing
Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 4:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Government is responding to the emergency situation caused by severe floods in the central provinces of Afghanistan, at the request of the Government of Afghanistan.
 
The United States Government is responding to the emergency situation caused by severe floods in the central provinces of Afghanistan, at the request of the Government of Afghanistan.  
 
Saturday, June 16, 2007 - 4:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing an initial $8 million contribution to the Good Performers’ Initiative as part of the Government of Afghanistan’s Counter Narcotics Trust Fund (CNTF).  This new grant will be administered by the United Nations Development Programme. The Ministry of Counter Narcotics will coordinate and manage the initiative.
 
Monday, May 28, 2007 - 4:45am

Pages

Last updated: November 05, 2014

Share This Page