On 12th NOV 2014 H.E. Jean-Michel Marlaud - ambassador of France, with senior officials of French embassy in Kabul were briefed on progress of Kabul New City (KNC) project through a visit to Dehsabz-Barikab City Development Authority (DCDA) main office in Kabul. more...
On 4th NOV 2014 H.E. Robert Chatterton Dickson - Deputy and acting ambassador of UK in Kabul, senior representative of DFID, representative of UKTI and Claymore group of companies on behalf of private sector of UK was briefed on progress of Kabul New City (KNC) project through a visit to Dehsabz-Barikab City Development Authority (DCDA) main office in Kabul. more...
As per the call of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah - Chief Executive Officer of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, an informative session on Kabul New City Project was held on 30th Oct 2014 to discuss and exchange information on the current progress of KNC project. more...
Kabul –4th November, 2014: An Interface Agreement was signed between Dehsabz–Barikab City Development Authority (DCDA) and British Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BACCI) in presence of media at DCDA headquarters in Kabul. more...
Kabul –02 November, 2014: An Interface Agreement was signed between Dehsabz–Barikab City Development Authority (DCDA) and Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) in presence of representatives from relevant organizations and media at AISA headquarters in Kabul. more...
 
     
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Subscribe your email to receive our Press Breifing, Announcements and News.

Name

Email Address


 

Welcome to the Kabul New City Official Website

Afghanistan, a fast growing emerging market of strategic importance, is located at the crossroads of the famous east-west trading corridor of the Silk Road and the modern north-south corridor of great economic opportunities. These corridors link some of the largest and fastest-growing economies of the world, including China, India, Russia, Pakistan, Turkey, Iran and UAE. They involve massive energy resources of Central Asia, Afghan mineral riches worth trillions of dollars, busy South-Asian markets and major sea ports of international trading in Indian Ocean and the Persian Gulf.

The Afghan capital Kabul, symbolizing the spirits of all Afghans and international cooperation, sets at the heart of this highly resourceful region, with great potential to turn into a business hub for all. After 2002, the new geo-political dynamics and its subsequent business opportunities, rapid urban population growth and emergence of high unemployment, triggered the planning of urban extension towards the immediate north of Kabul, in the form of a new city.

In 2006, the President of Afghanistan established an Independent Board for the Development of Kabul New City. The Board brings together key stakeholders, including relevant government agencies, as well as representation from private sector and urban specialists and economists, with cooperation from the Government of Japan and French Private sector, the board prepared a master plan for the city in the context of Greater Kabul. The master plan and its implementation strategy for 2025 were endorsed by the Afghan Cabinet in early 2009. Soon, as a top priority, the initiative turned into one of the biggest commercially viable national development project of the country, expected to be led by the private sector.

While our website is being built we hope you remain patient with us and benefit from gradual updates on work progress and opportunities in development of New City.

Independent Board of Kabul New City Development

Dehsabz - Barikab City Development Authority