English | دری

Australia pledges USD 25mn to Uruzgan province

in Afghan Business

Australia pledges USD 25mn to Uruzgan province

uruzgan reconstructionAustralia has pledged to give USD 25mn in aid for reconstruction projects in Uruzgan province in the next three years.

The aid will be spent through the Rural Development and Public Affairs departments in all the districts of the province.

Governor Amir Mohammad Aakhand said the aid would be mostly used for road building in the province.

Rural Development Deputy Minister Mohammad Tariq Ismati said the improved security in Uruzgan allows for implementation of more development projects.

“We promise to embark on various uplift projects as soon as possible,” said Mr. Ismati.

 Meanwhile, Public Affairs Deputy Minister Ahmad Shah Waheed said his ministry would endeavor to find funds for the construction of Uruzgan-Kandahar highway.



Related Articles

Increase in Oil/Gas Revenue in Baghlan

Management officials of oil and gas in Baghlan province has reported an increase of 21% in the revenues generated from

Gender mainstreaming important for improving public policy in Afghanistan

Austria author and CEO of the BTB-Global Peacebuilding, Mark O’Doherty, in his recent publication, “Healing Afghanistan–Improving Human Rights, Gender Mainstreaming

Afghanistan's largest nationwide elections surveys done with SMS

With the Afghan presidential elections only a month away, it is more important than ever to ensure an open democratic

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.