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Uplift projects launched in northeastern Afghanistan

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Uplift projects launched in northeastern Afghanistan

afghanistan northeasternMinistry of Agriculture officials laid the foundation stones of two veterinary clinics in Taloqan, the provincial capital of Takhar.

Costing USD 1,700,000, the projects are funded by the United States government and would be completed in four months.

Meanwhile, work on the construction of a rehabilitation center was launched in Qala-i-Zal district of neighboring Kunduz province.

According to the provincial counternarcotics department head Abdul Basir Murshid, about 18,000 people (women constituting 30% of the figure) were addicted to drugs in the district. More than 30,000 people are drug addicts in Kunduz province, including 6,000 registered this year alone.

The rehabilitation center is built at a cost of USD 260,912 with financial support from the Ministry of Counternarcotics.



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