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Work on crucial Khost Bridge begins

Work on crucial Khost Bridge begins

Oct 26, 2017 - 17:03

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Work on vital bridge in southeastern Khost province kicked off on Thursday, the bridge will help connect three districts with the provincial capital.

Governor Hukam Khan Habibi after laying the foundation stone of the bridge said the project would be constructed at the cost of 18.2 million Afghanis which will be provided by the government’s development budget.

The bridge when constructed will be 20 meters long, eight meters wide with 150 meters retaining walls on the both sides, he said.

“The bridge will help resolve the transport problems of residents of three districts specially during floods and rainy season,” the governor said.

Janmir Zazai, a Provincial Council member, said with the construction this bridge the transport issue of the residents of three districts would be resolved and they would be able to travel during heavy rain and flooding.

Earlier work on some other bridged was launched in the Muridkehlo, Ismaelkhelo and Mandozaio districts to facilitate common people.