The Afghanistan Stabilization Program (ASP) was established by a Presidential Decree in August 2004 with the intention of coordinating development interventions  to improve governance and enhance security across all provinces and districts in Afghanistan in the context , the program focused on construction of infrastructures for the sub - national institution ,built capacities of government institutions for effective public service delivery and initiate small scale projects in response to the very immediate needs of the country . The program support sub- national governance institutions in the delivery quality public service effectively and efficiently.
Recently in accordance with the policy of Islamic Governance of Afghanistan ASP has transferred from IDLG to Ministry of Urban Development Affairs (MUDA).
In the next five years, the Afghanistan Stabilization Program intends to complete construction of all infrastructures required for sub- national governance institutions considered to be critical for the delivering of quality services for the people.