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India further facilitates visa regime for Afghans

The Indian Embassy in Kabul has announced that their visa regime has been further liberalized to make it even more convenient for Afghan nationals to visit India. A press release sent by the Indian Embassy in Kabul on Friday said the duration of ‘Tourist Visa’ has been enhanced to one ...

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Olympic Committee welcomes Malaysian Cyclists

Afghanistan National Olympic Committee on Sunday welcomed the two Malaysian cyclists who recently arrived in Afghanistan bringing with them messages of peace and solidary. The Malaysian cyclists are expected to leave Afghanistan in the next few days for Iran. They will make their way through the border in Herat province. ...

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Afghanistan, Turkmenistan open first rail link

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov officially inaugurated the first section of a USD 2bn link connecting the two neighbouring countries for the first time. Berdymukhamedov said: “the project is written in golden letters in the history of our brotherly nations.” He added that the ...

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Draft agreement on five nation Lapis-Lazuli route signed

The draft agreement on the five nation Lapis-Lazuli agreement was signed on Wednesday between Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. The route will provide the shortest route for Afghanistan to the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. The draft agreement was signed at the 4th technical meeting between the delegations ...

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Afghan Saffron, World’s Best

Afghan saffron has for the third year in a row been rated as the best in the world. ‎ The International Taste and Quality Institute in Brussels ranked Afghan saffron as having the best taste and quality amongst 300 samples from different countries, news agencies reported.‎ The Institute was founded ...

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