May 3, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- U.S. Embassy Coordinating Director for Development and Economic Affairs Ambassador E. Anthony Wayne and Deputy Minister of Health Service Care Provision Dr. Nadira Hayat Burhani, joined President of the Afghan Midwives Association (AMA) Pashtoon Azfar in honoring the contributions of midwives from across the country today at the Sixth Annual Midwives Congress in Kabul.
April 22, 2010
HIRAT, AFGHANISTAN- U.S. Embassy Coordinating Director for Development and Economic Affairs Ambassador E. Anthony Wayne and Acting Minister of Public Health Dr. Suraya Dalil joined Hirat Governor Yusuf Nuristani and regional Afghan health officials and members of the international donor community at a graduation ceremony for 40 midwives yesterday from the Hirat Institute of Health Sciences.
April 18, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Responsibility for the newly renovated National Women’s Dormitory was handed over from international donors to the Ministry of Higher Education today during a ceremony at Kabul University. Acting Minister of Higher Education Mr. Sarwar Danish, Deputy U.S. Ambassador Francis J. Ricciardone Jr., and various Afghan dignitaries and members of the international donor community were on site to witness the handover ceremony.
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.
Last updated: May 13, 2015