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Work on school buildings, irrigation projects launched

Work on school buildings, irrigation projects launched

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Oct 16, 2017 - 13:19

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Work has been launched on the construction of six school buildings and implementation of six irrigation projects in the Dur Baba district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday.

No development schemes have been implemented over the past 15 years in the district. Governor Gulab Mangal inaugurated the projects during his trip to the district, where he also listened to problems of residents.

A statement from the governor’s office said three schools would get new buildings. Buildings of three other schools would be repaired at a cost of around $700,000.

It said that governor, who was accompanied by the acting education director and some other officials, also visited the main school in Dur Baba district.

The education director distributed some aid packages to the school administration during the visit, the statement added.

The construction of a building for a secondary school in Gorogo area of Dur Baba district is currently underway and will be completed in a month.

The school in 260 square meters contains 12 rooms, bathrooms and other essential parts, the source added.

Construction of three school buildings in Tora Chini, Ghozgi and Sor Kandaw areas of the district, accounting for $600,000, would begin at the start of new solar year.

Buildings for three other schools in Sasobi, Omarkhel and Chinar areas would be repaired at a cost of around $100,000, the statement added.

Meanwhile, six irrigation projects were launched by the Rural Development and Rehabilitation Department in Gorko, Chor Lala, Tawdi Chini and Niamat villages of Dur Baba district..

The projects benefitting 1,500 families would be complete in six months at a cost of 17 million afghanis, the governor concluded.

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