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Afghan Public Works Ministry signs 8 road construction contracts

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Afghan Public Works Ministry signs 8 road construction contracts

road projectsPublic Work Ministry has signed 8 contracts on road construction projects in 4 provinces.

Deputy Minister Mohammad Akbar Barekzai said the projects were funded by the World Bank.

Costing USD 7 million, the projects include road graveling and asphalting in Kabul, Kunduz, Farah and Daikundi.

Barekzai added that the contractors were required to ensure quality work or their contracts would be terminated, as per the procurement law.

Previously, many contractors had been criticized for using sub-standard quality materials that resulted in immediate decaying of the roads.



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