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Turkish and Afghan Firms Set to Activate Afghanistan’s Gas Sector

A newly formed consortium of Afghan and Turkish companies is set to kick-start Afghanistan’s next phase of economic growth by transforming the country’s gas sector. In June 2014, three leading companies joined forces to submit a bid for natural gas exploration, development, and production in Afghanistan’s Faryab Province. Each company brings a unique set of… Read More…

Fatima Bayat Hospital Expands Hours

Fatima Bayat Hospital, built in 2011 by the Bayat Foundation and located in the south of Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, has expanded its hours. The facility, which has seen a 200 percent increase in monthly maternity visits, now will provide 24-hour care, seven days a week, for mothers and children. Women in the area have been… Read More…

Ehsan Bayat’s Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) Announces New Brand Ambassador: Valy Hedjasi

In December 2011, Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) confirmed that international pop music sensation Valy Hedjasi, a native of Afghanistan, has agreed to serve as the telecommunications company’s Brand Ambassador. According to both parties, the pairing is a good fit. Valy remembers growing up with a mobile phone on the AWCC network and recalls how… Read More…