Kabul University Opens Newly Re-established Herbarium to Help Protect Afghanistan’s Botanical Heritage
July 7, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Kabul University’s Faculty of Science officially opened the university’s herbarium today giving Afghanistan a new research tool for identifying and studying the country’s vulnerable botanical heritage.
June 30, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Afghan businesses discovered new opportunities to grow their businesses and apply for contracts and grants through the U.S. Government today from USAID and U.S. Embassy officials as part of an Afghan First Outreach Event at the InterContinental Hotel in Kabul.
June 27, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In a ceremony today on the outskirts of Kabul, responsibility for the 105 megawatt Tarakhil Power Plant was officially handed over from the U.S. Government to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry, USAID Mission Director Earl Gast, Acting Minister of Energy and Water Mohammad Ismail Khan, and Chief Executive Officer of Da Breshna Afghanistan Sherkat (DABS) Dr. Jalil Shams took part in the official handover ceremony and ribbon cutting.
June 23, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Tuesday, His Excellency Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Minister of the Afghanistan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, along with other senior officials from the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the United States Government, opened a photo exhibit at Babur Gardens in Kabul highlighting jobs created with support from USAID’s Incentives Driving Economic Alternatives—North, East and West (IDEA-NEW) program.
June 19, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Kabul Mayor Eng. Mohammad Yousuf Nawandesh and USAID Mission Director Bill Frej were joined by Afghan officials, distinguished guests, and international donors today for a ceremonial tree planting signifying the start of phase two of the renovation of the Baghe Qazi historical garden in old Kabul.
Last updated: December 17, 2014