SHEIK MESRI NEW TOWNSHIP, NANGARHAR, AFGHANISTAN- Local and provincial government members participated in a groundbreaking on May 5th for an 8km gravel access road which will intersect with the European Community-funded Jalalabad Bypass road. The road will link Sheik Mesri New Township with Jalalabad and the broader Nangarhar community.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Minister of Public Health Dr. Sayed Amin Fatimi opened the Afghan Midwives Association (AMA) 4th Annual Congress on May 3, 2008, in Kabul. After remarks by Deputy Minister of Women’s Affairs Palwasha Kakar, over 450 attendees from throughout Afghanistan assessed the progress the AMA has made since its inception in 2005.
KABUL- On Saturday, April 26, 2008, President Karzai and U.S. Ambassador William B. Wood witnessed the signing of a contract for the development of a 101 kilometer road funded by the United States Government through the Agency for International Development (USAID) that will connect Khost and Paktia provinces to the Ring Road and Kabul.
Your Excellencies, Ambassador Roshan, the faculty and students of ATVI, business owners and managers, and international colleagues. I am honored to be with you here today to launch the first ATVI Job Fair that will help lay the foundation for a vibrant Afghan workforce. I applaud your efforts and heartily congratulate the graduates. It is particularly n oteworthy that this building was built 40 years ago with my government’s help, so it’s good to see it is being put to good use again.
First, let me again thank our hosts, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for your gracious hospitality today.
Last updated: January 28, 2015