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Municipality gives women bouquets

Municipality gives women bouquets

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Mar 10, 2011 - 17:32

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): The Kabul Municipality gave away 5,000 bouquets to womeninfo-icon in Bagh-i-Babar area of the capital on Thursday, in a bid to promote environmental awareness among recipients.

At a function marking International Women's Day, Mayor Mohammad Yunus Nawandesh said gifting flowers was meant to encourage females to grow plants in their neighbourhoods.

He said that Kabul -- home to around five million people -- had only seven recreational parks. Fifteen more recreational parks would be set up in different parts of the province in a year, he promised.

The day was celebrated in major cities of Afghanistaninfo-icon, where many of women's problems are yet to be addressed.

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