Having a skill always pays off, particularly when one is looking for a job. The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, with support from the international community, is working to equip its labour force with skills in various trades.
An agreement on oil and gas extraction from the Afghan-Tajik basin in northeastern Afghanistan was signed on Tuesday with three companies, which would invest $12 billion in the energy-starved country, an official said.
Construction work on an industrial park, where land plots would be distributed to more than 100 investors, was launched in central Parwan province on Saturday, officials said.
Safi Airways, the privately-owned Afghan airline, on Wednesday said it had launched flights between Kabul and Islamabad.
Timed to mark the international community’s observance of World Tourism Day, Afghanistan began construction this week of its first educational institute for tourism studies.
China has evinced a keen interest in extracting oil and gas from three Amu River field in northern Afghanistan, the presidential spokesman said on Friday.