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21.07.2014 | Press release
Launched with financial and technical support from Germany, the training package will also supply the district administration offices with new IT equipment for greater efficiency in providing much-needed services to citizens.
15.07.2014 | Press release
The project goal is to jointly develop a model school system aimed at highly-performing students. At the signing ceremony, the German Ambassador to Afghanistan, H.E. Martin Jäger, underlined the importance of education as a key element for development and growth and the willingness of the Federal Republic of Germany to continue its financial and political support for schools in Afghanistan.
26.06.2014 | Press release
The measure is designed to help participants gain more awareness of their rights.
26.06.2014 | Press release
The cornerstone ceremony for the start of a bridge construction with 26m length and 5m width in Khwaja Burhan village took place. The bridge will connect 16 villages with the centre of the Khulm district. With an improved traffic route the residents of the villages will have better road connection to the centre of the district which will help to boost economic development in the area.
26.06.2014 | Press release
At a cost of approximately AFN 2.3 billion, the centre includes tactical training grounds, dormitories, a shooting range, sports grounds and other training facilities with a capacity for stationing up to 1,400 police personnel.
26.06.2014 | Press release
Today, in the presence of the province Deputy Governor, Dr. Gul Muhammad Bidar, a Regional Economic Development Plan for Badakhshan province was launched.
23.06.2014 | Press release
With AFN 24 million in funding from the German Government, the new school will house 1.200 students.
09.06.2014 | Press release
Answering questions from an audience of members of the press, the panelists discussed media responsibility in reporting political and social issues.
09.06.2014 | Press release
With AFN 33 million in funding from Afghan-German Cooperation, the new centre will house 50 civil servants from key government departments, including education, finance, agriculture and law.
04.06.2014 | Press release
As a further measure of the campaign, 20 new rubbish bins were installed in the municipalities of Qal-e-Zal and Aqtepa, with a monthly waste disposal plan and budget allocated to keeping the cities clean. The campaign was initiated by Qala-e-Zal Municipality and the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) with almost AFN 550,000 in funding from the German Government through Afghan-German Cooperation. To celebrate the start of the campaign, Mr. Habibullah Mohtashim, District Governor of Qala-e-Zal, and Mr. Muhammad Ewaz, Mayor of Qala-e-Zal, expressed thanks for supporting the campaign to Mr. Manfred Meyer, Cooordinator of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) for Kunduz & Baghlan.