Afghan Ministry of Rural Development exceeds its 100-day target
The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) has executed 4,809 uplift projects across the country during the past six months.
MRRD Minister Nasir Ahmad Durrani said his ministry has crossed the 100-day development target and added that around three million Afghans have benefited from the execution of uplift projects in a short span of time.
Completed at a sum of USD 144,150,000, these projects were completed in the following sectors:
Transportation: 1,559 Projects
Education: 155 Projects
Rural Energy: 213 Projects
Health: 11 Projects
Community Development: 519 Projects
Irrigation: 1,068 Projects
Water Supply: 1,272 Projects
Of their comprehensive plans, Mr. Durrani pointed out that the MRRD’s goal was to create 280 councils and consequently come up with 280 community development plans. According to him, in the 15 targeted provinces, 277 Community Development Councils and Development Plans have been created and implemented so far.
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