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    $ 7m for Ghazni's infrastructure development pledged

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Poland would provide $7 million in aid for infrastructure development projects in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. 

    The assistance would be spent on various projects in Ghazni City and districts, the Poland Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) head, Gen. Blazios, told a news conference.

    He said a major part of the aid would be set aside for projects in the city, which is all set to be named as the culture centre of Islamic countries in 2013.

    Welfare projects would also be launched in Zankhan, Giro and Gilan districts, the general said, adding the public health would remain prioritised.

    The PRT head also said Afghan security troops were being equipped and were ready to shoulder the security responsibility on their own.

    He did not provide further details, but promised every decision would be taken lin with people's needs.

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