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2014-02-27 23:30:40

Aschiana USA, a support arm to Aschiana Afghanistan, Chooses to Purchase Emergency Mylar Blankets from QuickMedical Due to QuickMedical's Ongoing Support of Veterans Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Aschiana USA, a support arm to Aschiana Afghanistan, an Afghan non-governmental organization that has provided services to people in Afghanistan since 1995, recently chose QuickMedical as their supplier of emergency mylar blankets to displaced person camps outside Kabul. The Aschiana...

2014-01-21 12:28:32

KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and Ariana Television & Radio Network's (ATN) Chief Executive Officer Ehsanollah Bayat welcomed more than one hundred high-level members of Afghanistan's Cabinet, Parliamentarians, official dignitaries, and international representatives to the inauguration of The Bayat Media Center on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 in Kabul. The 5-floor Media Center is the region's largest and most modern...

2013-08-28 04:21:31

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its giving back programme, Wealth-X, the world's leading ultra high net worth (UHNW) intelligence provider, announced today its support of Turquoise Mountain in its mission to regenerate Afghanistan's historic urban areas, renew its traditional arts and architecture and spur the sustainable development of the nation's craft industry. Wealth-X will provide the non-profit organisation unrivalled access to the world's largest collection...

2013-06-14 20:22:18

Fetzer Institute in Partnership with the Afghan Women's Writing Project KABUL, Afghanistan and SAN FRANSISCO, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen-year old Massoma remembers the day in Afghanistan that her "head exploded, full of their talking, talking. They talked and talked and sold me. They laughed, happy." She describes the confusion and pain in short, terse, sentences, wondering that she "was not a good bride. I was not a perfect woman, because I was thirteen. My head...

2013-06-13 16:26:13

KABUL, Afghanistan, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bayat Foundation, led by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ehsanollah Bayat, recently inaugurated a new pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) and critical care unit (CCU) at Indira Gandhi Hospital in Kabul. The facility, rebuilt atop the debris of an unused, ruined section of the building in less than five months, features advanced remote patient monitoring technology, modern beds and medical equipment, and a variety of additional...

2013-04-17 16:20:45

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As they searched for landmines and other unexploded ordnance at a Kabul, Afghanistan girls school, employees of Sterling Global Operations (SGO) knew their task was important, but its significance was amplified when a 15-year-old Pakistani girl was shot a few weeks later by Taliban terrorists because she wants an education. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/CL54289LOGO-b ) Malala Yousafzai started school again in March...

2013-04-15 08:37:31

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roshan, Afghanistan's leading total communications provider, today launched 3G Jahaan (meaning "the world"), which will immediately be available in Kabul, and then rolled out nationwide. Roshan 3G Jahaan presents a significant next step in access by connecting the company's six million customers with each other and the world. Furthermore, 3G Jahaan's features such as video calling, conferencing and streaming confirm Roshan's promise to...

2013-04-01 08:22:29

Singular Collection of Documents on Afghanistan's History and Culture Preserved by Louis and Nancy Hatch Dupree NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University (ACKU) officially opened the doors on the most advanced library and research center in Afghanistan, now at its permanent home on the campus of Kabul University. ACKU is an active, working archive containing extensive material on Afghan history and society. Used by students, journalists...

2013-02-07 12:29:38

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roshan, Afghanistan's leading total communications provider, today announced that the company has been officially recognized as a certified B-Corp. Roshan is the first company in Afghanistan to achieve this prestigious B-Corp status and leads the way for other Afghan businesses to gain recognition for ethical business practices. The status also highlights that companies can successfully invest in Afghanistan as a business as well as having a...

2013-01-23 16:25:45

KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roshan, Afghanistan's leading total communications provider, today announced that the company has been awarded the highest quality recognition of ISO 9001:2008 for its technology, network and sales operations. ISO is gained by organizations that focus on improving company operations through utilizing performance principles such as strong customer focus, leadership, involvement of people, governance, factual approach to decision making and...