Monday, 26 June 2017

Road Project in Afghanistan: Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) Consulting Services for Design, Survey and Site Investigation

The Ministry of Public Works (MPW) of Afghanistan is implementing a number of highway projects that involve the design, rehabilitation and reconstruction of priority sections of the Nation's transport network. For this purpose, survey, site investigation and design, on behalf of the Employer are required to assist MPW's for the Ring Road Project from Qaisar to Laman in Afghanistan with the selected Consultant for the provision of comprehensive Consultancy Services for Survey, Site Investigation and Design of Laman to Dari Bum Section of the Ring Road in connection with 'Rehabilitation and Construction of Qaisar to Laman Ring Road Project in Afghanistan'.


Assignment Title: Consulting Services for Design, Survey and Site Investigation (Geotech) KM 110 to 192 with total lenght 82 KM (Laman-Dara-e-Bum Section of Ring Road in Badghais)
Duration of Assignment: 12 months
Implementing Agency: Ministry of Public Works of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Contract Type: Lump Sum


For more information visit the web site of Afghanistan National Procurement Authority (NPA) at http://www.npa.gov.af/

В афганской столице стартовал проект по строительству линий метробусов

О планах запустить новый наземный транспорт рассказал исполняющий обязанности мэра Кабула Абдулла Хабибзай. Он отметил, что первая фаза проекта будет реализована в течение года.
Ожидается, что новая транспортная система обеспечит жителям Кабула удобство передвижения по городу.

  • Кроме того, Хабибзай сообщил о планах по строительству новых дорог и парков на территории афганской столицы.

Sunday, 25 June 2017

After Germany and France, also Italy closes Visa Office in Afghanistan

Following the terrorist attack of May 31 that hit the diplomatic district of Kabul and due to the deterioration of security situation in the capital, the Visa Office of the Embassy of Italy to Afghanistan has been temporarily closed.
Consequently all scheduled appointments have been cancelled and no new appointments can be granted until further notice.
During the temporary suspension of the activities, according to the article 6.2 of the Regulation (EC) n. 810/2009 (Community Code on Visas), Afghan citizens may apply for visas at the Italian Embassies and Consulates in third countries.

A seguito dell’attentato terroristico avvenuto il 31 maggio 2017 nel quartiere diplomatico di Kabul e del progressivo aggravamento delle condizioni di sicurezza nella capitale, l’Ufficio Visti dell’Ambasciata d’Italia in Afghanistan è stato temporaneamente chiuso. Di conseguenza, tutti gli appuntamenti sono stati cancellati e non potranno esserne forniti altri fino a nuova comunicazione. Saranno ad ogni modo evase le pratiche di visto già acquisite. Durante la sospensione temporanea delle attività, ai sensi dell’articolo 6.2 del Regolamento (CE) n. 810/2009 (codice comunitario dei visti), i cittadini di nazionalità afghana potranno presentare domanda di visto di ingresso, sia di breve che di lungo periodo, presso le Ambasciate e i Consolati d'Italia nei Paesi terzi dove essi sono “legalmente presenti”.

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پیام رئیس جمهور غنی و خانم اول كشور به مناسبت فرا رسیدن عید سعید فطر

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Recommendations for the development of the Afghan capital Kabul

The President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, held a meeting in the Presidential Palace to discuss the plan for development of Kabul city. Head of the independent directorate of capital zone development, Elham Hotaki, presented 15 recommendations for the development and economic growth of the capital to the meeting. Cleaning of Kabul river, construction of 100 schools and clinics, empowerment of women, preparation and management of water distribution, and coordination of efforts for the establishment of commercial market for the women in a bid to create jobs for over 100,000 people were some of the recommendations. The meeting was attended by CE Abdullah, cabinet members, presidential advisers, members of the independent directorate of the local governance, and representatives of donors supporting the Kabul program. Emphasizing on the need for creating jobs for the people, President Ghani said subsequent meetings would be held to discuss the creation of momentum to implement the development and economic growth plan in the city.
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Friday, 23 June 2017

Первый шаг к достижению прозрачности в Афганистане во время выполнения строительных гос-контрактов

Инициатива по обеспечению прозрачности в строительном комплексе (COST) в Афганистане и министерства восстановления и развития села и общественных работ Афганистана подписали трехстороннее соглашение, согласно которому информация о строительных объектах будет доступна общественности. Соглашение входит в список реформ, которые Правительство национального единства ИРА должно провести в обмен на международную помощь. Одним из основных требований международных саммитов по Афганистану, в частности, прошедшего в Брюсселе в октябре 2016, являлась прозрачность расходования предоставленных средств афганским правительством.