The Biden administration hopes to send almost $300 million in extra civilian aid to Afghanistan this year, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday.
A massive fire broke out at a liquid gas facility north of Herat city on Saturday morning, local officials confirmed.
The CASA-1000 project was delayed for more than two years.
Hailing the elimination of absolute poverty in China, the Afghan analyst said, “China’s victory in fighting poverty and the elimination of absolute poverty from society could be a model for other countries to achieve success against the misery.”
Two explosions of fuel tankers at the Islam Qala border crossing between Afghanistan’s western province of Herat and Iran were powerful enough to be spotted from space by NASA satellites on Saturday afternoon.
China’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has cleared its path to become the world’s largest economy before the end of the decade, according to a new report by a UK think tank.
Turkmenistan has agreed to increase the supply of electricity to Afghanistan in Serhetabat-Gerat-Turgundi and Rabatkashan-Kalainau areas.
The World Bank has approved two grants totaling almost $85 million from the International Development Association (IDA), as part of a $393 million financial package to help Afghanistan overcome the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and improve access to clean water, sanitation, and public services.
While already in use, the Herat-Khawaf railway–a major joint infrastructural project between Afghanistan and Iran- officially opened on Thursday.
In order to promote saffron cultivation in Helmand province, the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) set up 12 model farms in the province last year and farmers are now harvesting their “gold”.