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400 welfare projects to be executed in Sar-e-Pul province

The National Solidarity Program (NSP) has undertaken about 400 welfare projects in Sar-e-Pul province. Work on 208 welfare projects, costing USD 6  million,  has already been initiated. Director of the Rural Rehabilitation and Development in Sar-e-Pul province, Eng. Ahmad Javed,

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Uplift project to be completed in Laghman in 6 months

Laghman Governor inaugurated construction work on uplift projects in eastern Laghman province. The projects include construction of a dual road, bridges and culverts. A statement from the governor’s office said the projects would be completed in six months, providing thousands

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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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2000 welfare projects completed in Baghlan

Baghlan’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Rehabilitation said the National Solidarity Program (NSP) has so far completed 2000 welfare projects at a cost of 2bn AFN in Baghlan Province. According to the officials, the NSP would launch thousands of more

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Dam and other Afghanistan projects being scaled back as U.S. picks up pace of withdrawal

By Rajiv Chandrasekaran- The Washington Post When U.S. Marines surged into southern Afghanistan in 2010, one of their top priorities was to secure a towering dam on the Helmand River so the U.S. Agency for International Development could begin a

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Execution of 7 projects by WFP in Sar-e-Pul province

Officials of the Rural Rehabilitation and Development Department of Sar-e-Pul announced the completion of seven projects funded by the World Food Program in Balkhaab District of Sar-e-Pul province. Head of the Department Eng. Ahmad Javed said the projects included reconstruction

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Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development to build roads for dozens of villages

Officials from the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development said the Ministry will soon launch road-construction projects in the remote villages of Afghanistan. Rural Rehabilitation and Development Minister, Eng. Wais Barmak, said the contracts for several of the projects have

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Foundation stone of railways station in Nangarhar laid

The foundation stone of railway station and customs house were laid in Hesar Shahi industrial zone, Nangarhar province. The railway track would be built from Jalalabad to bordering Torkham. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal,

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Insecurity hampers developments projects in Balkh districts

A number of districts in northern Balkh district are witnessing security problems that hamper the implementation of uplift projects. Representatives of 14 district development councils gathered to review the uplift schemes being executed in different areas. Speaking at the gathering,

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Paktika’s newly constructed water dam and canal

Funded by the United States, a 400m canal and a small dam are built in Sharan city, the capital of southeastern Paktia province. The projects, costing USD 48,000, were carried out by the Central Asia Development Group (CADG). A leading

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Daikundi province to have its first ever stadium

The foundation of Daikundi’s first ever stadium is laid, local officials reported. “The stadium will be built on a 12yd land at a cost of USD 200,000. The project is funded by the Ministry of Counter-Narcotics,” said Daikundi’s Governor Qurban

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Nangarhar Protestors Demanding Kick-Start of Infra Projects

Youth and civil society members protested on Tuesday in eastern Nangarhar province demanding the government to get mega infrastructure projects going. The protestors threatened they would close all roads leading to central Kabul unless the government launches  the Naghlo power station,

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