Kabul, Afghanistan – Today, the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock of Afghanistan (MAIL) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) signed agreements to roll out new agricultural projects and extend a few ongoing initiatives. This partnership will contribute to the Government of Afghanistan’s new strategy toward a “farmer-focused” approach to develop the country’s agricultural sector.
More than 40 Afghan companies are showcasing their products at a “Made in Afghanistan” event in New Delhi, India supported by USAID. The event will raise awareness of Afghan goods and foster business ties between Afghanistan and India.
Today, the Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Michael Raynor, Afghanistan’s Minister of Higher Education (MoHE) Dr. Farida Momand, Minister of Women’s Affairs H.E. Delbar Nazari, Minister of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs & Disabled H.E. Nasreen Oryakhail, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Herbert Smith, and the Asia Foundation Country Representative Abdullah Ahmadzai launched the Promote Scholarship Program at the U.S. Embassy.
Kabul, Afghanistan – Traders across Afghanistan will soon have the opportunity to pay customs duties electronically through any commercial bank. This will eliminate the need to pay with cash at the specific customs sites to clear the goods.
Kabul, Afghanistan – Afghanistan’s Parliament ratified the country’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on June 21, placing Afghanistan within days of formal membership to the renowned international organization.
Kabul, Afghanistan – Properly maintained and constructed roads are a key driver of Afghanistan’s continued economic development and the foundation of the country’s infrastructure.
The Minister of Higher Education Dr. Farida Momand announced a new advanced degree program at Kabul Medical University that will develop and support health sector technicians for the country.
The Ministry of Public Health celebrated International Nurses Day 2016 with the theme “Nurses: A Force for Change: Improving Health Systems' Resilience.” This day marks the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, and is celebrated around the world.
The Vice Chancellor of Kabul University, Professor Raihana Popal, announced a new advanced degree program at Kabul University that will develop and support the careers of business professionals.
Last updated: July 27, 2016