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Bangaldesh team clinchs Under-17 boys Subroto Cup International Football Tournament 2018

On 20th of November, the Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Prothishtan (BKSP) clinched the 59th edition of the junior boys Subroto Cup International Football Tournament 2018. In the final, BKSP defeated Amini School of Afghanistan by a solitary goal at the Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi. A total of 95 teams participated in the tournament, including 8 ..

The first-ever tripartite meeting among India, Iran and Afghanistan held in Kabul

On September 11, India, Iran and Afghanistan held their first tripartite meeting in Kabul during which implementation of the Chabahar port project and a host of other issues discussed. The Indian delegation was led by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale while the Iranian team was headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi. Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister ..

India provides financial assistance to Afghanistan’s Transport Network

India will provide financial assistance of $2.87 million to Afghanistan for the refurbishment of 350 buses to help in strengthening the public transport system of capital Kabul. The assistance would be used to procure spare parts for the Milli Bus (government bus services) for refurbishment of 350 previously supplied buses under Indian assistance. The Memorandum ..

Turkmenistan hosts 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan

The 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan has started in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on November 14, 2017 to discuss investment opportunities in war-torn country. The political and business leaders from 40 countries are attending the conference will focus on key aspects for the economic development of Afghanistan. Representatives of 30 regional and international organizations are ..

India to host steering committee of proposed TAPI Gas pipeline

India will host the next steering committee meeting of the proposed 1,814 kilometre-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline in New Delhi. The decision was taken during the 6th joint Inter-Governmental Committee (IGC) meeting on trade, economic, scientific and technological cooperation. The benefit of the TAPI project is that it will give an opportunity to India to ..

Tokyo conference promises $16 billion aid to Afghanistan

International donors pledged $16 billion development aid for war-torn Afghanistan over the next 4 years, when most NATO-led foreign troops will leave the country. Tokyo Conference: About 70 countries and organizations attended the one day Tokyo conference in Tokyo, Japan which was aimed at setting aid levels for the crucial period through and beyond 2014, ..

"Major Non Nato Ally" status to Afghanistan

US bestowed Afghanistan with Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status in the wake of drawdown of the international forces from the country. The US President Barak Obama signed a Presidential order assigning Afghanistan a MNNA. This is the first such designation by Obama Administration. The two nations had inked long term strategic partnership agreement in May ..

Draft of SPA gets finalized b/w Afghanistan & Norway

Afghanistan and Norway gave final shape to the draft of the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) b/w the two countries. The draft of the agreement is ready for signature and the two countries will ink it in September 2012. Afghanistan has already inked SPAs with the US, Britain, India, Germany, France and Italy. China is also ..