Gardez gets park; mosque, seminary inaugurated
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The construction work of a family park was kicked off, while mosque and a seminary were inaugurated in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Tuesday.
The entertainment park would be constructed in five acres land in Shahr-i-Naw area of Gardez, Governor Nasratullah Arsalan told a gathering at the groundbreaking ceremony.
The construction work of the park would be completed in one year at the cost of 22 million Afghanis, he said, adding it will have seven separate places for entertainment.
Separately, a mosque and a seminary were inaugurated in the eastern part of Gardez. The two projects were built at the cost of 32 million Afghanis.
The two projects for common welfare were funded by Haji Mohammad Gardezi, a local businessman. The mosque was equipped with all facilities included a library and had the capacity of 600 people.
As many as 100 students could study in the seminary and had the facility of a dormitory as well.
Gardezi asked the businessmen to contribute to the construction of educational institutes and other welfare projects in the country.
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