December 5, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In support of the United Nations designated International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health celebrated its annual Community Health Worker Day today. Acting Minister of Public Health Dr. Suraya Dalil, USAID Senior Deputy Mission Director Robert Hellyer, other government officials, and international donors joined in recognizing the critical contribution of community health workers in Afghanistan and encouraging them to continue their voluntary support to their communities.
December 3, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Afghan farmers and merchants took an important step forward in world trade by exporting Afghanistan’s first-ever, 40-foot refrigerated container (“reefer”) of pomegranates, destined for buyers in Canada. Subsequent reefer shipments will go to Dubai and Holland through the seaport in Karachi, Pakistan.
November 23, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- A large crowd of cricket enthusiasts watched today as Finance Minister Mohammad Omer Zakhiwal and United States Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry laid foundation stones to inaugurate the renovation of the Kabul National Cricket Stadium.
United States Ambassador and Minister of Women’s Affairs Usher in New Era for Kabul’s Women’s Garden
November 3, 2010
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry joined Senior Afghan officials, including the Minister of Women’s Affairs, Deputy Mayor of Kabul, Governor of Kabul province and members of parliament to celebrate the reopening of the Women’s Garden in Kabul.
The historic occasion was marked with speeches, awards, and a tour of the garden’s new facilities, including a gymnasium, a library and a a restaurant funded by the Italian government.
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