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World Bank-funded construction projects being executed

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World Bank-funded construction projects being executed

road asphaltingConstruction projects, funded by the World Bank at a total cost of 226 million AFN, are being implemented under the Public Works Ministry’s National Rural Support Program in various provinces.

Agreements to that effect have been signed with six local construction firms.

Deputy Public Works Minister Ahmad Shah Wahidi told Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) a 7-kilometre road in Estalif district of Kabul and an 8-km road in northern Kunduz province would be constructed as part of the schemes.

Six bridges would be built in Baghlan, Daikundi, Badakhshan, Paktika and Faryab provinces to facilitate transportation.

According to PAN, the World Bank spent USD 55mn in aid on development projects in Afghanistan through the Public Works Ministry in 2013 and another USD 100mn would be spent on infrastructural development projects next year.



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