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Projects worth $2m executed in Zabul

Projects worth $2m executed in Zabul

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Apr 18, 2011 - 15:23

QALAT (PANinfo-icon): Development projects worth $2 million were implemented in southern province of Zabul last solar yearinfo-icon, the rural development department director said on Monday.

The projects included 380 water wells, four mosques, a road in Qalat, the provincial capital, two clean drinking water schemes and a canal, Eng. Rahimdad told Pajhwok Afghan News. Overseen by department engineers, the schemes cost more than $2 millions.

Residents expressed happiness over the projects, saying similar plans should be launched during the ongoing year as well.

Sayed Muhammad, a resident of the Shah Joy district, where a mosqueinfo-icon was built, said the Afghan government could better meet their needs than foreigners.

A tribal elder, Abdul Khaliq, said the projects were not enough to meet the needs of people. He said more development schemes should be executed.

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