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10.01.2016 | Press release
One out of the two areas that will have better access to electricity in the future is a new residential area in Pol‐e Khomri. The extension of a 20 kV transmission line and the construction of ten transformer substations and a low voltage distribution network will bring electricity to around 1,500 homes. In one and half years the works will be completed.
16.12.2015 | Press release
The District Governor’s Office organized the event, and the German government financed it with AFN 80,000.
12.12.2015 | Press release
UNHCR will be responsible for managing the project, which will run in both Afghanistan and Pakistan. The German government will provide nearly AFN 900 million for the programme, financed through KfW Development Bank.
10.12.2015 | Press release
The various internship programmes will let the students experience working conditions in their future positions as civil servants and government employees.
02.12.2015 | Press release
With the new curriculum, Afghan police will now be able to learn how to read and write to sixth grade level in public schools. The new course programme will come into effect next year in police training schools and literacy courses all over the country.
02.12.2015 | Press release
Germany will pay the sum into the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF). More than thirty donor countries provide financial assistance for the Afghan government through the trust fund. This year, the German government’s contribution to the fund is the highest it has ever made.
29.11.2015 | Press release
At the two-day national conference for practice teaching in Kabul, stakeholders from the education sector from across Afghanistan met to discuss how prospective teachers can best apply the theoretical knowledge they acquire in the first three semesters of their studies in the classroom.
23.11.2015 | Press release
The library will give people a chance to read books for private and professional purposes. Additionally, two separate university dormitories opened for men and women. This now offers students from rural areas the possibility to pursue higher education. Germany funded construction of the library and the dormitories with about AFN 70 million.
22.11.2015 | Press release
The road between Taloqan city, Taloqan airport and Hazar Sumuch district is now officially open for traffic.
19.11.2015 | Press release
This road show for the poultry industry followed similar events in Baghlan and Samangan. These exhibitions let farmers and producers exhibit their produce and machinery and help attract new investors.