Badakhshan department gets new building
KABUL (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the Environment Protection Department in northeastern Badakhshan province was inaugurated on Monday, when construction work a road kicked off in Nimroz province, officials said.
The three-storey building in Faizabad, the capital of Badakhshan, had been designed in Kabul in line with all construction standards.
The structure has 11 administrative rooms, a reception room, a meeting hall, a bathroom besides solar power system. The building cost 20 million afghanis donated by Germany.
Acting Governor Shah Wali Adib told the inauguration ceremony that the new building would help the officials concerned effectively carry out their public awareness programs about the preservation of natural environment.
Frank Paul, the German Ministry of Economic Development official, said the construction of the building was a good step toward developing the environment protection sector and congratulated the people of Badakhshan.
“Germany would continue to support to the government and the people of Afghanistan,” Paul said.
Elsewhere, construction work on a five-kilometer road and 16 bridges began in Nimroz province.
Governor Eng. Mohammad Sami told Pajhwok Afghan News the Japanese-funded project cost nine million afghanis. The road would result in improved transportation for local residents, he said.
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