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THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURE AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH ENTERPRISE ACADEMY TO TRAIN AFGHAN YOUTH AND PROVIDE AFGHAN SME’S WITH BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURE AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH ENTERPRISE ACADEMY TO TRAIN AFGHAN YOUTH AND PROVIDE AFGHAN SME’S WITH BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Kabul, Afghanistan—March 13, 2019—The Bayat Foundation (www.bayatfoundation.org), Afghanistan’s largest, private Health, Education and Social Development Organization, in partnership with Bright Future Afghanistan, today announced the opening of the Cordaid Enterprise Academy. The Academy, a one-of-a-kind center for skills training and entrepreneurship, will provide Business Development, Networking and Training opportunities to young Afghan entrepreneurs. Located inRead more about THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURE AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH ENTERPRISE ACADEMY TO TRAIN AFGHAN YOUTH AND PROVIDE AFGHAN SME’S WITH BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES[…]

DR. EHSAN BAYAT, FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BAYAT GROUP, INDUCTED INTO  NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ALUMNI HALL OF FAME

DR. EHSAN BAYAT, FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BAYAT GROUP, INDUCTED INTO NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ALUMNI HALL OF FAME

Founder of Afghan Wireless, Ariana Television and Radio, Bayat Energy and The Bayat Foundation Honored For Transformative Contributions to Telecommunications, Technology and Afghanistan’s Economic and Social Development Kabul, Afghanistan—March 8, 2019—The Bayat Group (www.bayat-group.com), Afghanistan’s largest private Communications, Media and Energy Company, announced today that the Bayat Group’s Founder and Chairman, Dr. Ehsanollah Bayat, aRead more about DR. EHSAN BAYAT, FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BAYAT GROUP, INDUCTED INTO NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ALUMNI HALL OF FAME[…]

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION 2019 WINTER AID PROGRAM DISTRIBUTES 156,384 MEALS AND WARM CLOTHING TO AT-RISK AFGHAN FAMILIES

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION 2019 WINTER AID PROGRAM DISTRIBUTES 156,384 MEALS AND WARM CLOTHING TO AT-RISK AFGHAN FAMILIES

Kabul, Afghanistan—February 5, 2019—The Bayat Foundation (www.bayatfoundation.org), Afghanistan’s largest, private, non-profit Health, Education and Social Development Organization, announced the successful conclusion of its 12th Annual Winter Aid Program, which from January 13th to January 25th 2019, distributed 156,384 pre-packaged meals, winter jackets and warm winter clothing to at-risk families living in Kabul and the surroundingRead more about THE BAYAT FOUNDATION 2019 WINTER AID PROGRAM DISTRIBUTES 156,384 MEALS AND WARM CLOTHING TO AT-RISK AFGHAN FAMILIES[…]

AWCC LAUNCHES PAYGO—AFGHANISTAN’S FIRST-EVER OFF-GRID SOLAR POWERED ELECTRICAL LIGHTING AND POWER SERVICE

AWCC LAUNCHES PAYGO—AFGHANISTAN’S FIRST-EVER OFF-GRID SOLAR POWERED ELECTRICAL LIGHTING AND POWER SERVICE

Dedication Ceremony Held at Bayat Media Center, Is Attended by A Capacity Crowd of Strategic Partners From IFC, d.light, Lighting Global, GSM Association, DABS, And Senior Afghan Governmental Officials  Kabul— January 20, 2019 — Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC), the nation’s first mobile communications company, and Afghanistan’s leading provider of 4G LTE HD Voice, data, entertainment andRead more about AWCC LAUNCHES PAYGO—AFGHANISTAN’S FIRST-EVER OFF-GRID SOLAR POWERED ELECTRICAL LIGHTING AND POWER SERVICE[…]

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND PLASTICOS FOUNDATION BEGIN DISCUSSIONS TO DEVELOP SURGICAL TRAINING & TREATMENT MISSIONS IN AFGHANISTAN

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND PLASTICOS FOUNDATION BEGIN DISCUSSIONS TO DEVELOP SURGICAL TRAINING & TREATMENT MISSIONS IN AFGHANISTAN

Joint Bayat Foundation-Plasticos Foundation Teams Tour Afghan Hospitals, Share Key Digital Medical Library Resources, and Lay Groundwork For Future Medical Training and Treatment Missions Kabul, Afghanistan—December 18, 2018—The Bayat Foundation (www.bayatfoundation.org), Afghanistan’s largest private Health, Education and Social Development Organization, announced today that it has embarked on initial discussions with the Plasticos Foundation (www.plasticosfoundation.org), aRead more about THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND PLASTICOS FOUNDATION BEGIN DISCUSSIONS TO DEVELOP SURGICAL TRAINING & TREATMENT MISSIONS IN AFGHANISTAN[…]

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURE AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH FIRST EVER BUSINESS NETWORKING AND ACCELERATION PROGRAM FOR AFGHAN ENTREPRENEURS

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURE AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH FIRST EVER BUSINESS NETWORKING AND ACCELERATION PROGRAM FOR AFGHAN ENTREPRENEURS

Program Connects Young Afghan Business Owners With Investors and Information That Are Critical To Building Successful Companies And A Thriving Afghan Private Sector  Kabul, Afghanistan—December 20, 2018—The Bayat Foundation (www.bayatfoundation.org), Afghanistan’s largest, private Health, Education and Social Development Organization, demonstrated its commitment to developing the Afghan private sector, by announcing the successful completion of TheRead more about THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURE AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH FIRST EVER BUSINESS NETWORKING AND ACCELERATION PROGRAM FOR AFGHAN ENTREPRENEURS[…]

AFGHAN WIRELESS AND D.LIGHT FORM STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP Companies Join Forces To Provide Clean, Off-Grid Residential Lighting and Electric Power Systems To Afghans

AFGHAN WIRELESS AND D.LIGHT FORM STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP Companies Join Forces To Provide Clean, Off-Grid Residential Lighting and Electric Power Systems To Afghans

Kabul, Afghanistan — December 18, 2018 — Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) (www.afghan-wireless.com), the nation’s first mobile communications company, and Afghanistan’s leading provider of 4G LTE HD Voice, data, entertainment and mobile payment services to over 5,000,000 consumers and businesses, announced that the Company has launched a strategic partnership with d.light (www.dlight.com), a developer of off-grid solar poweredRead more about AFGHAN WIRELESS AND D.LIGHT FORM STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP Companies Join Forces To Provide Clean, Off-Grid Residential Lighting and Electric Power Systems To Afghans[…]

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURE AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH THIRD JOBS AND EMPLOYMENT FAIR FOR AFGHAN YOUTH

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURE AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH THIRD JOBS AND EMPLOYMENT FAIR FOR AFGHAN YOUTH

Program Produces Job Interviews Employment Offers and Success For Recent University Graduates Kabul, Afghanistan—October 17, 2018—The Bayat Foundation (www.bayatfoundation.org), Afghanistan’s largest, private Health, Education and Social Development Organization, continues its vital effort to provide Afghan youth with jobs and meaningful economic mobility, with the launch of its third consecutive Bright Future Job Fair, which wasRead more about THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURE AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH THIRD JOBS AND EMPLOYMENT FAIR FOR AFGHAN YOUTH[…]

HEALTH, HOPE AND HAPPINESS IN AFGHANISTAN: 2018 BAYAT FOUNDATION – STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION AFGHANISTAN HEARING CARE MISSION RESTORES THE HEARING OF 1,500 AFGHANS

HEALTH, HOPE AND HAPPINESS IN AFGHANISTAN: 2018 BAYAT FOUNDATION – STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION AFGHANISTAN HEARING CARE MISSION RESTORES THE HEARING OF 1,500 AFGHANS

Kabul, Afghanistan—October 8, 2018—Demonstrating its unbreakable commitment  to provide Hearing, Healing and Hope to all Afghans affected by deafness or hearing impairment, The Bayat Foundation ,together in partnership with Starkey Hearing Foundation (www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org), announced the successful completion of their Fifth Annual Bayat-Starkey Afghanistan Hearing Care Mission. Hosted on the grounds of Kabul’s Bayat Media Center (BMC),Read more about HEALTH, HOPE AND HAPPINESS IN AFGHANISTAN: 2018 BAYAT FOUNDATION – STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION AFGHANISTAN HEARING CARE MISSION RESTORES THE HEARING OF 1,500 AFGHANS[…]

AFGHAN WIRELESS LAUNCHES ADVANCED 4.75G+ LTE NETWORK SERVICE IN KANDAHAR AWCC Deploys New, Ultra-Fast 4.75G+ Afghanistan’s Most Advanced Generation of 4G LTE Service to Kandahar, Provides Subscribers with Complimentary SIM Upgrade to New Service

AFGHAN WIRELESS LAUNCHES ADVANCED 4.75G+ LTE NETWORK SERVICE IN KANDAHAR AWCC Deploys New, Ultra-Fast 4.75G+ Afghanistan’s Most Advanced Generation of 4G LTE Service to Kandahar, Provides Subscribers with Complimentary SIM Upgrade to New Service

Kabul, Afghanistan—October 02, 2018—Afghan Wireless Communication Company (www.afghan-wireless.com), Afghanistan’s first mobile communications company and the nation’s largest provider of 4G LTE communications services, announced today that the Company’s 4.75G+ service—AWCC’s ultra-fast and most advanced generation of 4G LTE Advance service—is now available to subscribers in Kandahar City. AWCC—the founder of Afghanistan’s wireless communications sector andRead more about AFGHAN WIRELESS LAUNCHES ADVANCED 4.75G+ LTE NETWORK SERVICE IN KANDAHAR AWCC Deploys New, Ultra-Fast 4.75G+ Afghanistan’s Most Advanced Generation of 4G LTE Service to Kandahar, Provides Subscribers with Complimentary SIM Upgrade to New Service[…]

EHSANOLLAH BAYAT, FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BAYAT GROUP RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD FROM CANADA-AFGHANISTAN BUSINESS COUNCIL

EHSANOLLAH BAYAT, FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BAYAT GROUP RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD FROM CANADA-AFGHANISTAN BUSINESS COUNCIL

Kabul, Afghanistan—September 6, 2018—The Bayat Group (www.bayat-group.com), Afghanistan’s largest private company and employer, whose divisions include market-leaders Afghan Wireless (www.afghan-wireless.com), Ariana Television, (www.arianatelevision.com), ATN News (www.ariananews.af), Bayat Energy (www.bayat-energy.com) and other enterprises, announced today that Bayat Group Founder and Chairman Dr. Ehsanollah Bayat, is the recipient of the Leadership Award from The Canada-Afghanistan Business CouncilRead more about EHSANOLLAH BAYAT, FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BAYAT GROUP RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD FROM CANADA-AFGHANISTAN BUSINESS COUNCIL[…]

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM DISTRIBUTES 172,800 MEALS TO AFGHAN CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM DISTRIBUTES 172,800 MEALS TO AFGHAN CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES

Kabul, Afghanistan—August 29, 2018—The Bayat Foundation once again demonstrated its heartfelt commitment to nourish and support Afghan families, by distributing 172,800 pre-packaged meals to children and their families living in Kabul and the surrounding regions. Every year, The Bayat Foundation’s Food and Nutritional Assistance Program provides hundreds of thousands of meals to Afghans. The programRead more about THE BAYAT FOUNDATION FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM DISTRIBUTES 172,800 MEALS TO AFGHAN CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES[…]

NEWS, SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT DELIVERED INSTANTLY: AWCC LAUNCHES KHAZANA INFORMATION SERVICES

NEWS, SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT DELIVERED INSTANTLY: AWCC LAUNCHES KHAZANA INFORMATION SERVICES

Kabul, Afghanistan — August 2, 2018 — Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) (www.afghan-wireless.com), the nation’s first mobile communications company, and Afghanistan’s leading provider of 4G LTE HD Voice, data, entertainment and mobile payment services to over 5,000,000 consumers and businesses, announced the launch of Khazana, an SMS based News, Sports, Entertainment and Financial information service, now available toRead more about NEWS, SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT DELIVERED INSTANTLY: AWCC LAUNCHES KHAZANA INFORMATION SERVICES[…]

THE STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION BESTOWS ‘SO THAT THE WORLD MAY HEAR’ AWARD UPON BAYAT FOUNDATION CO-FOUNDERS DR. EHSAN BAYAT AND MRS. FATEMA LAYA BAYAT

THE STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION BESTOWS ‘SO THAT THE WORLD MAY HEAR’ AWARD UPON BAYAT FOUNDATION CO-FOUNDERS DR. EHSAN BAYAT AND MRS. FATEMA LAYA BAYAT

Afghanistan’s Most Renowned Philanthropists Honored For Their Efforts To Bring Hearing, Healing, And Hope To Afghans Kabul, Afghanistan—July 18, 2018—The Bayat Foundation (bayatfoundation.org), Afghanistan’s largest, private, non-profit health, education and social development organization, announced today that its co-founders, Dr. Ehsanollah Bayat and Mrs. Laya Bayat, are the 2018 recipients of the “So That The World MayRead more about THE STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION BESTOWS ‘SO THAT THE WORLD MAY HEAR’ AWARD UPON BAYAT FOUNDATION CO-FOUNDERS DR. EHSAN BAYAT AND MRS. FATEMA LAYA BAYAT[…]

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION HOSTS VISIT OF NETHERLANDS FOREIGN MINISTER TO BAYAT MEDIA CENTER

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION HOSTS VISIT OF NETHERLANDS FOREIGN MINISTER TO BAYAT MEDIA CENTER

Stef Blok, Foreign Minister of The Netherlands, Joins Meeting of UN Officials and Afghan Organizations To Select the First Ever Afghan Youth Representative to The United Nations Kabul, Afghanistan—June 20, 2018—The Bayat Foundation (www.bayatfoundation.org), Afghanistan’s largest, private, non-profit Health, Education and Social Development Organization, demonstrated its ongoing commitment to building a peaceful and tolerant society,Read more about THE BAYAT FOUNDATION HOSTS VISIT OF NETHERLANDS FOREIGN MINISTER TO BAYAT MEDIA CENTER[…]