Life along the Afghan ring road
Afghanistan's ring road is a symbol of the country's efforts to build a prosperous, unified country. Completing the highway has been a priority for the international coalition, hoping to connect people and places.
As foreign troops prepare to leave by the end of 2014, reporters from the BBC Afghan Service travelled along the 3,360km (2,100-mile) road to see whether these ambitions have been fulfilled.Continue reading the main story
BBC Afghan Service reporters travelling the Afghan ring road were:
Mohammad Qazizadah, Hafiz Maroof, Mamoon Durani, Assadullah Jalalzai, Syed Anwar, Ahmad Ilham, Suhrab Sirat, Amir Baryal and Shafi Bighoghli
Project Editor and Narration: Meena Baktash, Slideshow Production: Johannes Dell
Music donated by the National Institute of Music of Afghanistan