Afghan forces have launched a military operation in northern Baghlan province to clear insurgents ahead of the April elections, local officials said on Saturday.
Driving on the asphalted Dawra road is a dream come true for Kunduz residents.
Colonel Abdul Rawof Arghandiwal is the Commander of 111 Division Mechanized Battalion based in Zow village in the Warduj district of Badakhshan province.
Dozens of businessmen from neighbouring Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan on Tuesday joined their Afghan colleagues in the capital of northern Balkh province at a day-long conference on improving trade relations.
With the Afghan National Security Forces providing security throughout the country, reconstruction and development are at a steady pace.