News From Afghanistan

26% Hike in Pistachio Yield in Samangan

November 29, 2018

The northern Samangan province has witnessed a considerable increase in its pistachio production this year. According to sources, pistachio yield in the province has reached 212 tons this year, indicating a 26% increase from last year. Farmers have earned 265mn Read More…

Speeches and Statements

Text of the Keynote Speech by The Chief Executive of The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan H.E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah At the Geneva Conference On Afghanistan “Side Event- Food Security and Livelihood in Times of Drought”

November 29, 2018

Palais De Nations- Council Chamber, Geneva 27 November, 2018 بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to the Government of Switzerland, to the Read More…

Speeches and Statements

Opening Remarks by H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan at Geneva Conference on Afghanistan

November 28, 2018

November 28, 2018 بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم H.E. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Her Excellency Rosemary DiCarlo, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations H.E. Dr. Abdullah-Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E. Read More…

News From Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Minister Inaugurates Geneva Conference on Afghanistan

November 28, 2018

GENEVA – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani called the Geneva Conference a suitable opportunity for sharing the Afghan Government’s achievements with the International Community, and added “the people of Afghanistan went to Read More…

News From Afghanistan

More Afghan Women Enter the Financial Sector

November 27, 2018

One hundred and two young Afghan women graduated today from USAID’s Promote: Women in the Economy (WIE) Microfinance Institute Training (MFI) program. The women are part of the program’s second apprenticeship session, which now includes 177 graduates. Implemented by the Read More…

News From Afghanistan

Afghanistan-China Air Corridor Inaugurated

November 7, 2018

The new air cargo corridor is expected to generate between $700 and $800 million worth of pine nuts alone each year. President Ashraf Ghani inaugurated Afghanistan-China air cargo corridor on Tuesday morning – an air corridor that will hopefully generate Read More…

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