Construction work on 21m afs road launched in Paktia
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Construction work on a road costing up to 21 million afghanis was launched on Wednesday in the capital of southeastern Paktia province.
Paktia Governor Nasratullah Arsala said the road’s construction would resolve traffic related issues to a great extent in Gardez city.
According to him, the six-kilometer long road would cost 21 million afs provided by the municipality and would take three months to complete.
“The municipality has 15 projects for this year, which will be implemented in various areas of the city and one of the 15 projects is the 5,966-metre road’s construction that we launched today.”
Gardez Mayor Eng. Esmatullah Khalid said the road’s construction would add to the beauty of Gardez City.
Brooks along both sides of the road and culverts in some areas would also be constructed as part of the project, he said.
“The municipality and the provincial administration’s technical team will monitor the project throughout its implementation so that the construction is done in good quality.”
The mayor said several other development projects would be inaugurated in Gardez city over the next few days.
A resident of Gardez, Mohammad Yousuf, told Pajhwok Afghan News any road project implemented so far in the city had low quality and needed repair.
He strongly urged the provincial council and civil society institutes to oversee implementation of such projects.
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