April 22, 2009
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In celebration of International Earth Day, the Director General of Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) declared Band-e-Amir as Afghanistan’s first national park. This official designation affords legal protection to the lakes and surrounding landscape, and will ensure sustainable environmental management for this area of great natural beauty.
April 15, 2009
SHIBIRGHAN, JAWZJAN, AFGHANISTAN- Today, Minister of Mines Adel opened the Yatimtaq and Gerquduq gas fields for testing and exploration at a ceremony dedicating the newly installed drilling rig.
The Ministry of Mines, in coordination with the Afghan Gas Company, will use the USAID-funded rig to test gas levels in the fields’ wells to determine if they contain enough gas to fuel a regional power plant. This testing represents a significant step towards establishing a reliable indigenous power source for Afghanistan.
April 6, 2009
March 24, 2009
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- On World TB Day 2009, the United States stands alongside other nations to combat global TB. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has been a main donor supporting programs fighting TB for the past 7 years in Afghanistan.
Dedication of New Classrooms for Moot Court and Legal Instruction at Kabul University Law and Political Science and Sharia Faculties
March 19, 2009
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- On March 19, 2009, Kabul University’s Law and Political Science and Sharia faculties dedicated four new classrooms.
The moot court classrooms will offer Afghan’s future legal professionals opportunities to develop their oral presentation and advocacy skills as they participate in simulated role-playing scenarios and moot court exercises.
Last updated: November 09, 2014