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Reconstruction

After 10 years delay, asphalting of 60-km road begins

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Nov 08, 2017 - 14:07
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a 60-kilometer road has been launched in the Pashtunkot district of western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday. Asphalting of the 123-km road was initiated in 2007 by the Quest Construction Company...
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Mega project: Survey for $50m Paktia ring road launched

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Nov 06, 2017 - 13:48
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A survey has been launched for the long-delayed Gardez ring road, a project that will cost $50 million, officials said on Monday. Paktia Governor Shamim Khan Katawazi told a meeting the road -- the biggest project in the history of...
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Road, canal projects put into service in Laghman

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Nov 02, 2017 - 17:54
جلال اباد (پژواک، ١١ لړم ٩٦): په لغمان ولايت کې د سړک او کانال د دوو پروژو چارې بشپړې او ګټې اخيستنې ته وسپارل شوې.
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Work on crucial Khost Bridge begins

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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...
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70 percent of highways damaged nationwide: ATU

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Oct 18, 2017 - 20:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Truckers Union (ATU) on Wednesday said 70 percent of the country’s highways had damaged due to landmine blasts and heavily loaded vehicles. Addressing a gathering marking National Transport and Transit Day here, ATU...
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India ready to support Afghanistan in all areas: envoy

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Oct 18, 2017 - 17:46
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): “India is ready to cooperate with Afghanistan in every sphere of life,” the country’s consul general based in southern Kandahar province told a health clinic’s inauguration ceremony in southwestern Nimroz province on Wednesday.
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BRI has created millions of jobs, claims China

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Oct 18, 2017 - 13:05
BEIJING (Pajhwok): With an investment of $560 billion in the last four years, that Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) has created millions of jobs in the respective countries, a Chinese official says. Tuo Zhen, the spokesperson for the 19th National...
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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...
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Work on Kunar Health Department building begins

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Oct 15, 2017 - 19:11
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work of building for Public Health Department in eastern Kunar province kicked off on Sunday, an official said. Public Health Director Dr. Aziz-ur-Rahman said the 3-storey building would be constructed at a cost of...
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Work on Iran-Herat rail-line to complete till 2017 end

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Oct 14, 2017 - 19:49
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on a segment of railroad project extended from Iran to Afghanistan in western Herat province will be finished in the next 10 days and then put into service, said the Iranian Ambassador on Saturday. Work on the...
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Work on wall surrounding historic Saraj Qala begins

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Oct 09, 2017 - 16:14
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Construction work on a wall surrounding the historic Saraj Qala castle in the capital of eastern Laghman province began on Monday, the fifth project to rehabilitate the castle. The provincial governor’s spokesman, Sarhadi Zwak,...
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Development projects worth 648m afs being executed in Nuristan

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Oct 09, 2017 - 15:21
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Development and reconstruction projects worth 648 million afghanis are being executed in eastern Nuristan province, an official said on Monday. Governor Hafiz Abdul Qayyum was continuously monitoring the projects’ quality to...
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MoRRD executes 41,000 projects in 3 years

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Oct 08, 2017 - 17:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MoRRD) on Sunday announced executing nearly 41,000 projects at a cost of $916 million over the past three years across the county. Akbar Rostami, MoRRD spokesman, told a press...
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Nangarhar governor, Alokozay Company trade blames

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Oct 08, 2017 - 17:41
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The owner of the company that built the second Behsud bridge in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday said he was arrested as part of a conspiracy hatched by the provincial governor, requesting for his dignity to be restored...
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Asphalting of 10-km road launched in Samangan

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Oct 08, 2017 - 13:21
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Construction work on a 10 kilometres road, costing $1.5 million, has been launched by Sweden in northern Samangan province, an official said on Sunday. Director of Public Works Eng. Zia Hamyoon told Pajhwok Afghan News the road...
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42km of roads being constructed in Nimroz

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Oct 07, 2017 - 16:12
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Reconstruction work on 42 kilometers of roads was launched in southwestern Nimroz province on Saturday. Governor Eng. Mohammad Sami inaugurated the 18 million afghanis project and said more similar projects would be executed in the...
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Hundreds of homes electrified in Kabul

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Oct 03, 2017 - 16:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) on Tuesday inaugurated a 400-kilowatts electricity transformer, equipping hundreds of homes with new electricity in Kabul. Eng. Mohammad Tamim Safi, deputy head operations at DABS, told the...
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2 Panjwai health centers to get new buildings

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Sep 28, 2017 - 18:01
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on two buildings for healthcare centers was launched in Panjwai district of southern Kandahar on Thursday.
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DABS breaks ground on 10mg solar power plant

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Sep 24, 2017 - 19:02
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): A 10-megawatt solar power plant, the first of its capacity in Afghanistan , is now under construction near the southern city of Kandahar, the United States Agency for International Development ( USAID ) said on Sunday. A...
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Corruption seen behind substandard projects in Parwan

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Sep 24, 2017 - 15:04
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A retaining wall, a madrasa building and two roads have been constructed, but the quality of all these projects in central Parwan province is poor, Pajhwok Afghan News findings indicate. Some people see administrative corruption...
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