Tuesday 29 September 2020 - 07:40
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A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a solar power plant has been signed between the government of Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates-based PAL 4 Solar Energy LLC. The office of the presidency said Tuesday in a statement that the project would be implemented across the country. The MoU was signed by Mohammad Zafar, managing […] 12/08/2020 at 09:13

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The Ambassadorial Anti-Corruption Group* is deeply concerned about the slowdown in Afghanistan’s anti-corruption efforts, as documented by the recently published UNAMA annual anti-corruption report. Addressing widespread corruption is crucial for sustainable peace and prosperity in Afghanistan. The upcoming peace talks require all parties to demonstrate their commitment to integrity, accountability and the rule of law […] 13/07/2020 at 09:43

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The Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority has said that the international flights will resume soon keeping health measures strictly in view. In a statement, the authority said that in order to prevent the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the terminal halls in Kabul, Herat, Kandahar, and Mazar-e-Sharif international airports have been marked to help passengers keep a […] 15/06/2020 at 14:00

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Afghanistan signed into a contract Saturday to enable a 220 kV power transmission line to Kunar. Arg announced that the contract to transfer 220 kV of electricity from Nangarhar to Kunar province was signed Saturday between Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat and Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd (KPTL). The 300 megawatts project will be completed at a […] 10/05/2020 at 12:45

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The $400 million grant by the World Bank is to alleviate the COVID-19 crisis in Afghanistan. The World Bank approved $400 million Friday to sustain reform momentum and mitigate crisis caused by COVID-19 in Afghanistan. In a press release Friday, the World Bank announced that its board of executive directors approved a $400 million grant […] 8/05/2020 at 12:13

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The NATO-led Resolute Support Mission handed over equipment to Kabul Police in a bid to help with the security and stop spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the capital. “Our support for #ANDSF during the #COVID19 outbreak continues. Kabul police received 18,000 surgical masks, 18,000 gloves, 18,000 disinfectants and sanitizers, protective equip. kits & […] 27/04/2020 at 08:02

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If the government doesn’t help Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat financially, the import of 80% of electricity to Afghanistan will stop. Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) says that the governmental offices owe more than seven billion AFN of the electricity bills. DABS suggested to take 50 million USD loan from the government. Breshna says that some […] 15/04/2020 at 17:18

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The World Bank has approved a $100.4 million grant for the fight against COVID-19 in Afghanistan, according to a statement by the organization. The fund is part of the Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project of the World Bank to help Afghanistan take effective action to respond to the threat posed by COVID-19 and […] 3/04/2020 at 13:31

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John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), told US Congress on Tuesday that corruption remains the top “strategic threat” to the legitimacy and success of the Afghan government, and that Afghanistan is “nowhere near” able to fund its own government–“in particular, its military and police”—with its own resources. The House Committee on Oversight […] 30/01/2020 at 11:49

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The latest global corruption index indicates that Afghanistan has made no improvement in the fight against the menace. The 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index ranks Afghanistan in 173rd place on the list of 180 countries with a score of 16, the same it scored the previous year. Compiled by the non-governmental organization Transparency International, the index […] 24/01/2020 at 10:31