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

Media Release Service

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Pajhwok Mobile App

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

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

100-km road being rebuilt in Jawzjan

100-km road being rebuilt in Jawzjan

By
On
Nov 28, 2011 - 17:24

SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A survey to reconstruct a 100-kilometre road in northern Jawzjan province has been launched, officials said on Monday.

Reconstruction work on the road, a joint venture of the Swedish Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) and the US government, between Qush Tapa and Darzab districts will cost $2,000,000 (96,140,000).

PRT Commander Maj. Magnus FrekWal told Pajhwok Afghan News the road would connect the two districts with the provincial capital, Shiberghan.

The project would be launched by the end of the year jointly by Afghan, Swedish and American companies, he added.

Governor Mohammad Alam Sayee said the survey by the Ministry of Public Works would take two months to complete. He added the project would help reduce the travel time by four hours.

A resident of Qush Tapa district, Asadullah, hoped the problems faced by commuters would be resolved with the reconstruction of the road.

"About 200,000 families, 70 percent of them farmers, use the route to reach the provincial capital. Residents of Garziwal and Balsaragh districts in Faryab province also travel the same road," he said.

mrh/ma/mud


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

   

Advertisement