Projects worth 36m afs completed in Samangan
AIBAK (Pajhwok): More than 3,000 people would benefit from development projects worth 36.2 million afghanis, which have recently been completed in northern Samangan province, an official said on Tuesday.
Rural Rehabilitation and Development Director Mohammad Asif Daulat Shahi said the projects were executed in 18 villages and in Aibak, the provincial capital.
They cost 36.2 million afghanis, which had been provided by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development under the National Solidarity Programme (NSP).
The projects included buildings for nine social centres, four water reservoirs, retaining walls measuring 76 metres, a 400-metre irrigation canal, a 1,060-metre stream and 13 wells.
Residents of the areas expressed happiness over completion of the projects. Mohammad Arif, a cleric, said earlier the provincial government and foreign NGOs had completed some projects in the province.
Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.