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Work on projects worth 11m afs begins in Paktika

Work on projects worth 11m afs begins in Paktika

Oct 18, 2017 - 19:14

SHARAN (Pajhwok): Work on several agriculture related projects worth 11 million afghanis was launched in southeastern Paktika province on Wednesday.

Paktika Governor Mohammad Ilyas Wahdat told a gathering marking the launch of the projects here that the schemes would take four months to complete.

He said the projects included embankment of rivers, setting up of mechanism for water management, establishing solar power systems and planting trees.

Meanwhile, agriculture director Noorullah Sabawoon said the projects also included repairing of warehouses.

He said the projects would resolve to a great extent the issues farmers faced in managing irrigation water.

Paktika is among Afghanistan’s underdeveloped provinces, where uplift projects have recently been launched.