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Afghan air force operations against Taliban At least 30 Taliban insurgents were killed in a series of air and ground raids in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The critical importance of strengthening government and community support for girls pursuing an education was highlighted at a UN-backed radio debate broadcast out of the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar.

The Afghan Air Force (AAF) received four new light attack helicopters from the United States on Thursday as efforts are underway to boost the capabilities of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF).

A clear development over the past two years under the National Unity Government has been the increase in women and youth in government.
The Kabul Municipality is one government institution that has seen a marked increase in the number of women and youth appointed to jobs.

The Ministries of Rural Rehabilitation & Development, Counter Narcotics and Information and Culture signed a joint Memorandum to fight narcotics and poppy cultivation.

Minister Hakimi met with Ambassador Hashem Youssef, Assistance Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Mr. Rashid Khalikov, Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Partnerships with the Middle East and Central Asia of the United Nations (UN).

Yesterday morning, Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army launched a joint clearance operation to clear Andar district of Ghazni province from the armed Taliban.

More effective coordination with civil society groups will lead to better municipal government in Paktya, said participants at an event backed by the UN in the southeastern province.

MUDA-ProjectThe Khushal Khan housing project was inaugurated in Kabul city today in the presence of the Minister of Urban Development and Housing Syed Sadat Mansoor Naderi.

The international gathering of Balkhi to be held from Aug 22-24 in Afghanistan as per the suggestion and consistent efforts of Afghanistan cultural attaché in Tehran and the cooperation of ECO with the participation of acknowledged scholars and cultural professionals of Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, India, Tajikistan, Pakistan and some other countries.

The United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) are set to initiate a joint polio vaccination campaign across Afghanistan in less than two weeks.

The 48 sub projects completed in various villages of the provincial capital, Burka, Nahrin, Dushi, Dahne Ghori, Deh Salah, Tala wa Barfak and Pul-I-Hisar districts of Baghlan province will enable approximately 8,184 households to have access to better services .

Ghezal Habib Yar Safi I.R.A  Mines and Petroleum Acting and Deputy Minister Met Afghanistan's Integrity Watch officials at 6/5/1395 in Juma Mohammad " Mohammadi " conference hall.

USAID’s Financial Access for Investing in the Development of Afghanistan (FAIDA) program, in coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, organized the “Empowering Afghan Women through Access to Markets and Financial Services” at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on July 26, 2016.  The event recognized successful Afghan women entrepreneurs, representing thousands of others from across the country, who have benefited from improved access-to-finance, business-to-business, and internship opportunities facilitated by USAID’s FAIDA program.

Afghanistan made a major step toward socio-economic prosperity on 4th of June this year when the Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narindra Modi joined the Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to inaugurate the Afghan-India Friendship Dam (Salma Dam) in Chesht-e-Sharif district in the western Herat province. 

International chamber of Commerce (ICC), through a letter, informed Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan about opening its branch in Kabul.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged $100 million USD for agricultural development in Afghanistan.

After extensive discussions and negotiations between the Ministry of Finance and IMF, the Executive Board of IMF approved a US$45 million three-year financial arrangement for Afghanistan yesterday.

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