April 15, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Kabul Mayor Yusef Nawandesh and U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry laid the foundation stone at a ceremony today signifying the start of a seven-kilometer canal project designed to stop flooding in about 50 percent of Kabul’s streets. Several Afghan officials and members of the donor community were present to witness the ceremony.
April 13, 2010
HIRAT, AFGHANISTAN- Today, hundreds of marble producers, processors, business representatives, international investors, and government officials celebrated the launch of the second annual Afghanistan International Marble Conference. Held in Hirat, the fair brings together more than 300 sector stakeholders to showcase the country’s wealth of marble, address industry challenges, and to learn about new techniques and equipment.
Kandahar PRT and US Military Hold “Afghan First” Procurement Conference to Work with Local Afghan Businesses on Contracting Opportunities
March 30, 2010
KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN- Officials from the U.S. Embassy Regional Platform, as well as the Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Regional Command South held a procurement workshop Tuesday to highlight the "Afghan First" contracting opportunities for Kandahar businessmen and women.
March 10, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- A group of 22 Kabul Education University (KEU) students walked across the university’s stage today in front of a packed auditorium at the university campus to become the first KEU students to receive an Afghan Master’s in Education diploma.
The ceremony marked the beginning of a successful U.S. Government-funded post-graduate program at the university, which will enable KEU students to earn a Master’s in Education Degree from KEU without leaving Afghanistan.
Afghan Minister of Finance and Acting Minister of Commerce Launch New $63 Million Trade and Accession Facilitation Program for Afghanistan in Partnership with the United States
March 9, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The Afghanistan Minister of Finance and Acting Minister of Commerce announced today the launch of the U.S.-funded Trade and Accession Facilitation for Afghanistan (TAFA) project to streamline trade laws and regulations, speed-up customs procedures, and reduce red tape for Afghan businesses.
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