School building, bus terminal construction kicks off in Faryab
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Construction work on a school building and a bus terminal was launched in the Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province on Thursday.
Education Director Ghlam Saakhi told Pajhwok Afghan News the building for Dahindra Boys School would have 10 classrooms, four administrative rooms, one guard room, a water well, 10 toilets and surrounding wall.
The facility would be constructed at a cost of 17 million afghanis being provided by India and the project would take six month to complete, he added.
The bus terminal’s foundation stone was laid by the governor and municipality officials in Maqul area in the jurisdiction of the 1st municipal district.
Nazar Mohammad Sahib Zada, mayor of Maimana, the provincial capital, said the terminal would cost $174,000, with $120,000 to be provided under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s city programme and the rest by the municipality.
He said the terminal was being constructed over two acres of land and it would have a mosque, cafeteria, parking lot, and toilets and its construction would take four months.
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