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Japan To Fund 28 Projects In Nangarhar

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Japan To Fund 28 Projects In Nangarhar

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be funding several development projects worth $13.5 million in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.

A contract was signed between Governor Gul Agha Serzai and JICA’s deputy head at the governor’s house in Jalalabad.

Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the governor, said the 28 projects including 11 rural roads, buildings for 14 schools and 3 health clinics would be executed in Behsud and Surkhrod districts.

According to Abdulzai, Sherzai welcomed the projects and thanked the Japanese government for their role in bringing about positive changes to lives of residents in the Nangarhar province.

Sherzai directed officials of health, rural rehabilitation and education departments to complete final stages for implementation of the projects.



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