English | دری

Bridge Construction in Jurm District of Badakhshan

in Afghan Business

Bridge Construction in Jurm District of Badakhshan

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development officials say that a 32m-long bridge in the district of Jurm through the rural roads program of the Ministry was inaugurated on Saturday.

According to the Ministry of Public Works, the bridge will connect 3 districts of the province and approximately 90,000 residents will be able to use the bridge.

Badakhshan is one of the mountainous provinces of Afghanistan, with its 28 districts lacking connecting roads.

According to a resident, due to the damaged connecting roads, residents have faced many problems. Many patients have lost their lives due to failing to reach the hospital on time.

The bridge is built by local engineers with financial assistance from the World Bank.

The construction of the bridge started in 2010 and it completed this year.

The rural roads program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development has carried out several construction works in the province. According to the officials of the Ministry, the program has helped with solving many problems of the residents.

A number of Jurm District residents expressed their gratitude for the construction of the bridge and consider an important step in improving their lives.



Related Articles

Twofold increase in Farah's customs revenue

Revenue from customs in Farah province has increased by two-fold during the first 9 months of the current year compared

What are the factors behind the declining value of Afghani currency?

Afghani currency has witnessed a considerable decline lately in its value against several foreign currencies including US dollars. While this

France boosts WFP emergency response in Afghanistan while helping local economy

The Government of France has announced a contribution of €400,000 (US$ 424,000) to the World Food Program (WFP) to assist

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*