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The Story of a Chinese Committed to Human Development

By Liu Jinsong, Chinese Ambassador to Kabul-On 4 July, H.E. Mr. Shahzad Aryobee, Minister of Communication and Information Technology, and I hosted a reception for H.E. Mr. Zhao Houlin, Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). I used to host many receptions in the Embassy, but this is the …

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Blessing is in peace

By Mohammad Ehsan Panjshiri-Peace is a sacred, pretty and valuable in the life of human being and is considered very important, because people can have co-existence, calm and joyful life in the light of peace and away from the inauspicious incidents of war. The results of the past four-decade war …

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Confronting Afghanistan’s environmental challenges

By Ambassador Dr. Zia Nezam,-This essay presents in brief the major environmental challenges that threaten the lives and quality of life of the Afghan people, whether rich or poor, powerful or humble.  Several international organizations have meticulously studied and reported on the breadth and seriousness of environmental degradation Afghans face …

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Imperatives to Improve Afghanistan, India Business linkages: A policy perspective

By Mr. Shokrullah Amiri: SHOKRULLAH AMIRI, HEAD OF PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT AT PRESIDENT OF AFGHANISTAN’S OFFICE WRITES ON THE IMPERATIVES TO IMPROVE AFGHANISTAN-INDIA BUSINESS LINKAGES The objective here is to emphasize the imperatives to strengthen Afghanistan-India business linkages by relying on the friendly bilateral relationship, which is yet to prosper in …

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Solutions remain elusive in conflict-weary Afghanistan

By IHSANULLAH OMARKHAIL-Invaded many times throughout its history, Afghanistan has been a major battleground for successive empires. The Russians and the British used it as a buffer zone in a 19th-century geopolitical contest popularly described as the “Great Game.” On a map, Afghanistan appears inhospitable, but each encroaching empire used …

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Rashid Khan an inspiration for young Afghans

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad-Magic of Rashid Khan, Afghanistan’s pride, continues in the world of cricket games, inspiring young Afghans to become athlete and champion. Rashid Khan Arman, 19-year old Afghan cricketer, was born in the land of cricket lovers, his hometown is Nangarhar province. He was not raised in a wealthy …

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