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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Khwaja Burhan bridge opens in Khulm, connecting 16 villages to the district centre

(دری | پشتو | English) Yesterday, a new bridge opened in the village of Khwaja Burhan in Khulm district in Balkh. The construction now connects 16 villages with the district centre. Villagers now have quick...[more]


Afghanistan’s energy future – a case of denial or ready for revolution?

(دری | پشتو | English) Afghanistan and Afghans could produce more energy than they need. That was the conclusion of this week’s Media Meeting in Mazar-e Sharif, hosted by the Social Association of Journalists...[more]


Afghanistan’s Ministry of Mines and Petroleum improving ability to manage mining sector

(دری | پشتو | English) This week marked the start of a new programme that will help staff from Afghanistan’s Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) fulfil their managerial roles better. At Kabul’s Dunya...[more]


Civil service commission presents new operations & maintenance manual for Afghanistan

(دری | پشتو | English) Last week, heads of all provincial and regional offices of the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) met at the Civil Service Institute in Kabul to...[more]


IDLG gets new generation of provincial councillors ready for work with German support

(دری | پشتو | English) Last week, 150 newly elected members of Afghanistan’s Provincial Councils concluded a final round of orientation training for their future posts. Speaking at the closing ceremony, Mr...[more]


Afghanistan and Germany start new policy forum in Kabul

(دری | پشتو | English) Today, a new initiative started in the capital, Kabul, to foster cooperation in the governance sector between the two countries’ governments and development stakeholders. Designed as a...[more]


German-Afghan talks end in success: "The wheels of time must never turn back again"

(دری | پشتو | English) This year's government negotiations on development cooperation between Germany and Afghanistan came to a successful close in Berlin last week. Both sides set new priorities for...[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