Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Mangal briefs foreign reps on progress in Helmand

Mangal briefs foreign reps on progress in Helmand

Oct 25, 2011 - 13:45

LASHKARGAH (PANinfo-icon): The governor of southern Helmand province, Mohammad Gulab Mangal, has urged donor countries to provide assistances for different development projects in the worldinfo-icon's biggest opium-producing region.

Mangal was speaking to the UAE ambassador and representatives of US, UK, Denmark and Japan embassies, as well as Asian Development Bank and World Bank at the governor's office in Lashkargah, the province capital, late on Monday.

Mangal briefed the team on his government's performance and progress achieved in various sectors over the past three years. The governor acknowledged the UK, the US, Denmark and the UAE had assisted a number of projects in different sectors.

He said Japan had evinced a keen interest in assisting reconstructioninfo-icon schemes in the province. He urged assistances for the promotion of agricultureinfo-icon and educationinfo-icon sectors.

Mangal also stressed the need for better quality of work, establishment of 19 healthinfo-icon centres, installation of a third turbine at the Kajaki power dam and electricity supply to Greshk district.

The UAE ambassador promised his country would provide aid for the construction of a highway linking Sangin and Kajaki districts. He also promised more assistance in other sectors.

Representatives of other countries were also briefed about the requirements of Helmand for development projects.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


مسابقه ملی عکاس


Twitter Update