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Uplift projects to be launched in Baghlan and Khost

The Ministry of Public Works plans to undertake five uplift projects in northern Baghlan and southeastern Khost provinces. The projects include construction of bridges at a total cost of 230mn AFN which would benefit thousands of residents in the two

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Afghan Government signs 18 agreements with local construction companies

Afghan Ministry of Public Works signed 18 construction projects’ agreements with local construction companies on Tuesday. The projects include road and bridge construction that will be implemented in Baghlan, Nooristan, Nimroz, Khost, Pakisa and Ghazni provinces. Of the 18 projects,

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Construction work on key bridge in Nangarhar begins

Nangarhar governor Maulvi Attaullah Ludin, provincial council members, tribal leaders and other officials inaugurated the construction work on a new design of the Saracha Bridge on the Jalalabad-Torkham highway. The 140m long and 10m wide bridge would be constructed at

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MRRD to build two bridges in Ghor

A 15 meter and a 20 meter bridge would be built in a year in western Ghor province by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Rural Development (MRRD). Costing about 10 million AFN, the bridges would be constructed in Lalwa

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A 160-meter bridge to be constructed in Khost Province

Work on the construction of a 160-meter bridge was inaugurated on Sunday in southeastern Khost province. The bridge would help resolve problems of the residents who could not cross the river in Farm Bagh area of Khost during the flooding

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Infrastructure projects to be implemented in 3 provinces

Under a contract signed between the Afghan Ministry of Public Works and the World Bank, infrastructure projects would be implemented in 3 provinces. The projects included a 60km road in Badakhshan, 48km road in Bamyan, 28km in Kunduz, a 68m

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New bridge constructed in Laghman

A new bridge has been constructed over the Alishang River in Gonapal district of Laghman province with financial collaboration from the US Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT). The 97m long and 15m wide bridge would help solve the transportation problems of

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Largest bridge built over Ghorband River in Parwan Province

A 119m bridge has been built over Ghorband River in Sayed Khail District of Parwan Province at a total cost of USD 43mn, said Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development officials. Addressing the inaugural ceremony on Wednesday, Rural Rehabilitation and

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Helmand officials call for the construction of a bridge over Kajaki River

Helmand officials have reported about the deterioration of the 140m wooden bridge on Kajaki River that is on the verge of collapse. The government is urged to construct a concrete bridge as soon s possible to resolve the transportation problems

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New bridge to be built in Sar-e-Pul province

Local officials of the Sar-e-Pul province have reported about the deterioration of the province’s historical bridge called Pul-e-Khishti. The bridge was built during the reign of Sultan Mohammad Baiqara 600 years ago. Deputy Municipal Eng. Sayed Jalal Sadid said a

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Work begins on the construction of Taluqan River’s embankments

Construction of a 7Km and a 6Km embankment of Taloqan River commenced on Monday, informed local officials of Takhar province. Funded by the German government, the embankments cost USD 450mn. According to the Head of Takhar Irrigation Department Eng. Muhammad

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2 bridges inaugurated in Ghor

Benefiting thousands of families in the Daulatyar district of western Ghor province, two newly constructed bridges (36 and 21-meter long) over the Harirod River were inaugurated on Sunday, reports Pajhwok Afghan News. The 36 and 21-metre long bridges cost more

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