Afghanistan currently sits on the cusp of what has been termed the ‘transformation decade’, and nothing is more important for the National Unity Government (NUG) and its international partners than preserving and building on the gains of the past decade.
A large number of prosecutors, lawyers, human rights experts, police officers, religious scholars and women’s rights activists participated in a day-long seminar organized by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in central Bamyan province on Tuesday.
Saving Mes Aynak, an award-winning documentary film that follows Afghan archaeologist Qadir Temori in his campaign to save the Mes Aynak site in central Logar province from demolition by a Chinese company, has been released in Afghanistan.
The festival of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramazan, is celebrated in Afghanistan with tremendous fervor. As the festival approaches, there is huge rush in markets. People are shopping for clothes, gifts and food items. When it comes to food, nothing beats dried fruits. Eid al-Fitr festivities are incomplete without dried fruits.