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Street paving completed in New Faizabad City

Street paving completed in New Faizabad City

Jul 27, 2011 - 12:22

FAIZABAD (PANinfo-icon): The streets of New Faizabad City, a section of the capital of the remote northeastern province of Badakhshan, are paved as of Tuesday, officials said.

New Faizabad City is located in southern Faizabad nearby Kokcha River. According to provincial officials, New Faizabad was established in 1961 by the governor at the time, and has gradually grown to cover three and half acres.

The streets cover eight kilometers and are seven meters wide. They were constructed with the assistance of a German development bank at a cost of $6 million.  

The implementation of this project is very effective and efficient for the Faizabad citizens Ahmad Shah Hamid, the maintenance deputy minister of public works ministry said, adding nearly Faizabad-Baharak road project will be launch.

A representative of the German development bank called the paving of the roads a symbol of friendship between the two countries and said the bank was committed to longstanding cooperation with Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Zamarai Khan, a former senator from the province, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the unpaved roads had been especially difficult to traverse in the winter. He said the province’s residents were happy to have the new roads.

New Faizabad City has residential, commercial, and recreational sections, and high rise buildings in some areas. Travel is difficult in Badakhshan, where it is situated, and many of its residents travel long distances on horses and mules.



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