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Reconstruction

Kabul elevator for the disabled remains unused

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Jul 18, 2017 - 12:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): A lift made three years ago for the disabled people in the Department of Labour and Social Affairs remains unused and has started to get damaged, a member of the Meshrano Jirga claimed on Tuesday.
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MoI contractors warn of protests over unpaid 7bn afs

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Jul 13, 2017 - 00:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): About 200 construction companies contracted by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Wednesday warned of protests if the ministry didn’t pay them an outstanding amount of seven billion afghanis.
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Work on 50m afghanis hospital launched in Nangarhar

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Jul 10, 2017 - 20:57
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): With promises of quality services, the foundation stone of a private hospital was laid in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday. Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News an Afghan businessman, Eng. Zarghoon...
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MRRD signs contracts for 45 projects worth 378m afs

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Jul 09, 2017 - 18:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) on Sunday signed contracts for 45 development projects worth more than 378 million afghanis with the private sector.
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Work on 5-kilometer Lashkargah road kicks off

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Jul 09, 2017 - 16:53
لښکرګاه (پژاوک، ١٨ چنګاښ ٩٦): د هلمند په مرکز لښکرګاه ښار کې د درې سوه زره امريکايي ډالرو په لګښت پنځه کيلومتره سړک جوړولو چارې پيل شوې.
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Contract for design, technical study of new Salang tunnel inked

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Jul 08, 2017 - 16:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): The technical study and design contract of new Salang tunnel has been signed between the Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) and an Australian Company, The MoPW said on Saturday. The current 2.5 kilometres Salang tunnel that connects...
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Ghani orders repair of schools damaged in truck bombing

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Jul 05, 2017 - 19:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has ordered reconstruction of schools damaged in May 31 truck bombing in Kabul on a priority basis, the Presidential Palace said on Wednesday.
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MRRD inks contracts of 10 uplift projects with private companies

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Jun 24, 2017 - 14:38
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) on Saturday signed the contracts of 10 uplift projects worth of 428 million Afghanis with private companies. Speaking to reporters here, rural rehabilitation minister,...
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3 key projects remain unimplemented in Parwan

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Jun 17, 2017 - 17:37
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Three important projects, including an industrial park, could not be implemented in central Parwan province due to land acquisition and funding issues.
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First-ever metro bus project launched in Kabul

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Jun 15, 2017 - 16:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul Municipality on Thursday announced launching work on the first-ever metro bus project in the capital, a scheme that would take one year to complete.
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Project to help returnees start carpet business launched

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Jun 11, 2017 - 17:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Rural Development and Rehabilitation Ministry on Sunday launched a project to help 20,000 returning refugee families flourish their carpet weaving business.
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China to help build power dam on Kabul river

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Jun 08, 2017 - 20:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): China will cooperate with Afghanistan in reviving the Sher Khan Bandar-Herat railway track and executing a hydropower project on the Kabul-Kunar River.
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Poverty alleviation project launched in Balkh

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Jun 07, 2017 - 22:38
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A 17 million afghanis project, a national program aimed at alleviating poverty and joblessness, was launched on Wednesday in northern Balkh province.
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Contracts for 52 development projects signed

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May 31, 2017 - 13:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) on Wednesday signed contracts for 52 development projects, benefitting more than 355,000 people, with village development councils and private companies. Rural...
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Border police construct mosque at own expense in Paktia

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May 28, 2017 - 19:31
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Personnel from the Second Border Police Brigade in southeastern Paktia province have built a mosque inside the force headquarters on their own expense, officials said on Sunday.
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Snail-paced work on terminal irks passengers, drivers

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May 28, 2017 - 13:35
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Drivers and passengers complain of what they call snail-paced work on a bus terminal in the border town of Torkham in eastern Nangarhar province. The passengers using the Torkham-Jalalabad highway also grumble about hefty fares...
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Contracts for road, bridges worth 220m afs signed

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May 22, 2017 - 17:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) on Monday signed three contracts for construction of a road in capital Kabul and two bridges in central Kapisa and northern Baghlan provinces, an official said. Deputy Public Works Minister...
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Work on incomplete Ghazni projects resumes

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May 20, 2017 - 21:01
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Work on incomplete projects was resumed and new projects promised by government officials who visited to southern Ghazni province on Saturday. Urban development minister Sayed Sadat Nadiri, Higher education minister Farida Momand...
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Ghani inaugurates work on south-north road in Bamyan

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May 18, 2017 - 15:48
BAMYAN (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday traveled to central Bamyan province and inaugurated construction work on the Yakawalang-Dara-i-Sauf Road. Contract for the 178-kilometer road was signed between the Public Works Ministry and a...
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1.7 billion afghanis saved in MRRD contracts

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May 17, 2017 - 19:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): Rural Rehabilitation and Development Minister Nasir Ahmad Durrani on Wednesday said his ministry had saved more than 1.7 billion afghanis in contracts in one year as a result of its anti-corruption effort.
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