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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[…]

BAYAT GROUP FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN DR. EHSAN BAYAT DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO AFGHAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE

BAYAT GROUP FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN DR. EHSAN BAYAT DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO AFGHAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE

Championing Private Sector Growth and Innovation Were Primary Themes of April 25th Address Delivered By Afghanistan’s Leading Business Executive and Philanthropist Kabul, Afghanistan—May 1, 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 todayRead more about BAYAT GROUP FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN DR. EHSAN BAYAT DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO AFGHAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE[…]

GOVERNMENT OF AFGHANISTAN, BAYAT POWER SIGN AGREEMENT APPROVING BAYAT-1 POWER PROJECT

GOVERNMENT OF AFGHANISTAN, BAYAT POWER SIGN AGREEMENT APPROVING BAYAT-1 POWER PROJECT

Bayat-1 Power Plant, To Be Built In Jowzjan Province Will Supply Enough Electric Power For More Than 1,000,000 Afghans and Businesses Kabul, Afghanistan—April 1, 2018—Bayat Power, the power production division of Bayat Energy (www.bayat-energy.com), Afghanistan’s largest Afghan-owned Energy Exploration, Development and Production Company, announced today that the Government of The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA),Read more about GOVERNMENT OF AFGHANISTAN, BAYAT POWER SIGN AGREEMENT APPROVING BAYAT-1 POWER PROJECT[…]

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF THE BAYAT INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AT THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF AFGHANISTAN

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF THE BAYAT INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AT THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF AFGHANISTAN

Architecturally Arresting 32,000 Square Foot Facility Will Serve as Region’s Most Advanced Center For Scientific and Technological Research, Education and Scholarship Kabul, Afghanistan—March 15, 2018—The Bayat Foundation (bayatfoundation.org), Afghanistan’s largest, private philanthropic Health, Education and Social Development organization, announced today that the Foundation has completed the construction of The Bayat Institute of Technology (BIT), aRead more about THE BAYAT FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF THE BAYAT INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AT THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF AFGHANISTAN[…]

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURES AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH FIRST ANNUAL JOBS AND EMPLOYMENT FAIR FOR AFGHAN YOUTH

THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURES AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH FIRST ANNUAL JOBS AND EMPLOYMENT FAIR FOR AFGHAN YOUTH

December 27, 2017 Event Generated Internship And Employment Opportunities For University Graduates Kabul, Afghanistan—December 29, 2017—The Bayat Foundation announced today that the Foundation, together with its strategic partners, had launched and successfully conducted the first annual “Bright Futures Jobs Fair.” The Bright Futures Jobs Fair brought together leading Afghan businesses and recent university graduates forRead more about THE BAYAT FOUNDATION AND BRIGHT FUTURES AFGHANISTAN LAUNCH FIRST ANNUAL JOBS AND EMPLOYMENT FAIR FOR AFGHAN YOUTH[…]

Ehsanollah Bayat, Chairman Of Afghan Wireless, Ariana Television, Receives Best Media And Telecom CEO Award From International Finance Magazine

Ehsanollah Bayat, Chairman Of Afghan Wireless, Ariana Television, Receives Best Media And Telecom CEO Award From International Finance Magazine

Kabul, Afghanistan—January 19, 2018—Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) (www.afghan-wireless.com), the nation’s first mobile communications company, and the founder of Afghanistan’s mobile communications sector, announced today that Dr. Ehsanollah Bayat, the founder of AWCC and the Chairman of The Bayat Group, has formally received International Finance Magazine’s (IFM) (www.internationalfinance.com) award for “Best Media and Telecommunications ChiefRead more about Ehsanollah Bayat, Chairman Of Afghan Wireless, Ariana Television, Receives Best Media And Telecom CEO Award From International Finance Magazine[…]

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE MAGAZINE NAMES DR. EHSANOLLAH BAYAT, CHAIRMAN OF AFGHAN WIRELESS, ARIANA TELEVISION NETWORK, AS 2017’s BEST MEDIA AND TELECOM CEO

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE MAGAZINE NAMES DR. EHSANOLLAH BAYAT, CHAIRMAN OF AFGHAN WIRELESS, ARIANA TELEVISION NETWORK, AS 2017’s BEST MEDIA AND TELECOM CEO

Bayat, Globally Renown Executive And Philanthropist, Receives Prestigious Award In Recognition Of Being Founder Of Afghan Telecoms Sector, And Committed Champion of Technological Innovation Kabul, Afghanistan — September 10, 2017 — Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) (www.afghan-wireless.com), the nation’s first mobile communications company, the founder of Afghanistan’s mobile communications market and a leading provider ofRead more about INTERNATIONAL FINANCE MAGAZINE NAMES DR. EHSANOLLAH BAYAT, CHAIRMAN OF AFGHAN WIRELESS, ARIANA TELEVISION NETWORK, AS 2017’s BEST MEDIA AND TELECOM CEO[…]

BAYAT POWER ANNOUNCES THREE-PHASE US$250M INVESTMENT PROGRAM TO ACCELERATE AFGHANISTAN’S GAS-FIRED POWER INDUSTRY

BAYAT POWER ANNOUNCES THREE-PHASE US$250M INVESTMENT PROGRAM TO ACCELERATE AFGHANISTAN’S GAS-FIRED POWER INDUSTRY

Afghan-Owned Energy Company Leads Transformational Effort To Foster Nation’s Energy Independence Kabul, Afghanistan — October 3, 2016 — Bayat Power – a wholly owned subsidiary of Bayat Energy www.bayat-energy.com, an Afghan-owned, independent energy exploration, development and production company executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan today toRead more about BAYAT POWER ANNOUNCES THREE-PHASE US$250M INVESTMENT PROGRAM TO ACCELERATE AFGHANISTAN’S GAS-FIRED POWER INDUSTRY[…]

AFGHANISTAN MINISTRY OF MINES AND PETROLEUM FINALIZES TOTIMAIDAN EXPLORATION NEGOTIATIONS WITH TURKIYE PETROLLERI, BAYAT ENERGY, AND CALIK ENERJI CONSORTIUM

AFGHANISTAN MINISTRY OF MINES AND PETROLEUM FINALIZES TOTIMAIDAN EXPLORATION NEGOTIATIONS WITH TURKIYE PETROLLERI, BAYAT ENERGY, AND CALIK ENERJI CONSORTIUM

Development of Totimaidan Block Resources Seen as Essential to Afghanistan’s Economic Growth, Energy Independence and Security Kabul, Afghanistan and Istanbul, Turkey – November 19, 2015 – The Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum announced today the successful conclusion of Hydrocarbon Tender Agreement negotiations with a consortium of energy companies: Türkiye Petrolleri, Bayat Energy and CalikRead more about AFGHANISTAN MINISTRY OF MINES AND PETROLEUM FINALIZES TOTIMAIDAN EXPLORATION NEGOTIATIONS WITH TURKIYE PETROLLERI, BAYAT ENERGY, AND CALIK ENERJI CONSORTIUM[…]