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Work on Canalization Project Starts in Balkh

AT News KABUL: The work on a major canalization project began on Wednesday in the northern province of Balkh with the presence of senior officials of the current government. Talking to the opening ceremony of the project—which is named Qosh Tapa canal—in Kaldar district of Balkh, the first deputy of …

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Passport Distribution to Begin Soon

AT News KABUL: The passport-issuing will begin on April 5th across the country, a spokesman for the Passport Department said on Tuesday. Shafiullah Tasal, a spokesman for department of passport said they have also recruited female employees to assist with the processing and distribution of passports for women. “From sixteen …

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China to Host Afghanistan Neighboring Countries FMs’ Meeting

AT News KABUL: China is due to be hosted for the third meeting of foreign ministers of Afghanistan’s neighbors on the Afghan situation on Wednesday and Thursday,   The meeting is named “Neighboring Countries of Afghanistan Plus Afghanistan.” China’s foreign ministry spokesperson, Wang Wenbin told a press conference that the …

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EU Reiterates Call for Reopening of Girls Schools in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The European Union has reiterated calls for the reopening of secondary and high schools for the girls in Afghanistan. The EU in a statement said the decision on girls’ education by the Islamic Emirate violates the fundamental right to education. The EU called the decision a violation …

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Nearly 600,000 Afghans Suffered from Tuberculosis in 2021: MoPH

AT News KABUL: Nearly 600,000 Afghans were suffering from the tuberculosis in the year of 2021, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Monday. Talking to a gathering held in Kabul to mark the international day of tuberculosis, Noor Agha Zayed, head of the tuberculosis awareness department said that …

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2 Radio Stationed Shut, Employees Detained in Kandahar

AT News KABUL: The Islamic Emirate has closed two famous radio stations in the southern province of Kandahar, several media watchdogs and media organizations said. Local Officials have yet to provide any comment in this regard as of now. The radio stations are named as Millat Ghag and Sangey. The …

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UNDP Announces $50 Million for Development Projects in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) announced a $50 million aid to support some development projects in the northern province of Afghanistan. Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, in a visit to the northern province of Balkh, said that the UN will provide $ …

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Karzai Meets Chinese Ambassador to Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai met Monday with the Chinese ambassador in Kabul, Wang Yu—where the Chinese ambassador gave a briefing on the recent visit of his country’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi to Kabul and handed over his gift to the former president. Karzai’s Office said in a …

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Fuel Suddenly Drops in Kabul Markets: Fuel Companies

AT News KABUL: The price of fuel has seen a significant drawdown in markets of the capital city of Kabul as imports have increased. The fuel companies and gas stations said that the price has dropped by 10 Afs this week compared to before. “A few days ago, the price …

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Dozens of Women Lack Male Guardians Not Allowed on Board at Kabul Airport

AT News KABUL: Dozens of women who were not accompanied by male guardians were prevented from domestic and international flights at Kabul Airport last Friday, Associated Press reported. AP quoted two officials close to the matter, who wished to go unnamed from as, saying that these women arrived at Kabul …

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