More uplift projects completed in Nimroz, Badakhshan
FAIZABAD/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A number of development projects, including construction of a high school, in northeastern Badakhshan and gravelling of a road in southwestern Nimroz provinces have been completed, officials said on Saturday.
The uplift projects, which would benefit thousands of families, were funded by the World Bank (WB) and the German government.
The three storey Aljihad Girls’ High School had been completed at a cost of 32 million afghanis provided by the WB in Badakhshan.
Education Director Sayed Shamsullah Shams told Pajhwok Afghan News the building had 25 classrooms, admin room and two computer labs.
He said still 60 percent schools of the province were without building, however, the construction of this building would facilitate students.
Elsewhere, the gravelling a road has been completed in the Charburjak district of Nimroz province, the rural rehabilitation director said.
According to Eng. Farid Azim, the gravelling of seven kilometres of road had been completed at a cost of 32 million afghanis funded by the WB.
Mohammad Arif, a local elder, praised the step and accused officials for ignoring the district in terms of development.
Simultaneously, the construction of 12 social centers had been executed in 12 villages of the district.
According to Azim, the social centers had been completed at a cost of 10 million afghanis of the WB.
In addition, officials inaugurated construction work of a clinic in the district which would be completed by the year end.
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