Here you will find the latest press releases (English | Dari | Pashto), materials compiled for the press and photos that can be downloaded free of charge, along with other information on German Cooperation with Afghanistan. We will be happy to organise an interview with an Afghan partner on any of the issues presented.

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Germany funds construction of new school building in Badakhshan for 1,700 female students

(دری | پشتو | English) The Department of Education and the Badakhshan Provincial Governor’s Office celebrated the official start of construction on a new school building for up to 1,700 female students in...[more]


Mediothek Afghanistan launches first election reporting network for 70 leading journalists

(دری | پشتو | English) Over the past two days, 70 leading journalists from Afghanistan’s main TV, press and radio outlets met in Kabul to formally launch the Election Reporting Network (ERN). Established by...[more]


New community school under construction in Farkhar district in Takhar with German support

(دری | پشتو | English) Farkhar, Takhar, 16th November 2014 – Today marked the official start of construction work on a new school for the community of Khurmab village in Farkhar district in Takhar province....[more]


Germany commits further AFN 1.2 billion to North Afghanistan stabilization programme

(دری | پشتو | English) The German Government has pledged a further AFN 1.2 billion for better infrastructure and capacity building in more than 40 districts in Kunduz, Baghlan, Takhar and Badakhshan. As part...[more]


TVET schools open doors to Afghanistan’s apprentices in cooperation deal supported by Germany

(دری | پشتو | English) This week, a new agreement set to modernise Afghanistan’s Oustad-Shagerdi or traditional apprenticeship system was signed between Assif Nang, Deputy Minister of Technical and Vocational...[more]


Takhar’s new Bangi river suspension bridge connects 15,000 people with district centre

(دری | پشتو | English) A new suspension bridge was inaugurated in Bangi district in the province of Takhar. The new bridge spans 150 metres in length, is 3.5 metres wide and connects a population of 15,000...[more]


Germany funds new women’s dormitory at Badakhshan University for 260 female students

(دری | پشتو | English) Today, Badakhshan University celebrated the official opening of a new women’s dormitory in Faizabad, the provincial capital. Built by the Department of Higher Education (DoHE) at a cost...[more]

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German Cooperation with Afghanistan
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First training centre for renewable energy in Afghanistan

Impressions of the project work

Short films about some projects