Khost education department gets new building
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A new building for the education department was inaugurated in southern Khost province on Wednesday, an official said.
Governor Hakam Khan Habibi, during the inauguration ceremony for the three-storey building, told Pajhwok Afghan News the facility had 38 rooms.
He said the project accounted for 21 million afghanis, provided by the Word Bank. The building took two years to complete.
“The problem of a shortage of buildings for government officials is gradually being resolved,” he said, adding serious efforts were being made to address issues of public importance.
Habibi believed people would no longer face any problems if government officers were provided with a proper environment to work in.
Education director Eng. Bakht Noor Bakhtyar said they had to deal with multiple problems, including coordination, when his staff members worked in four small buildings.
Shah Mahmood, a teacher in Gurbaz district, said they lost a lot of time going from one building to another of the education department.
Local officials say 70 percent of government offices in Khost have their own buildings and the remaining 30 percent are housed in rental houses.
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