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    Dahla dam’s walls being raised by 8 metres

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Water and Energy Minister Arif Noorzai on Monday said they planned to reconstruct and raise by eight metres the walls of Dahla Dam in southern Kandahar province.

    Accidents & Disasters,Reconstruction

    Families who lost homes to landslide promised plots

    TALUQAN (Pajhwok): The governor on Monday said land plots would be distributed to families rendered homeless by a recent devastating landslide in northern Takhar province to construct homes for themselves.  


    Trader promises modern building for Nimroz port

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A businessman on Sunday promised constructing a modern building for the dry port in Zaranj, the capital of southwestern Nimroz province.


    Zakhilwal signs $255m projects with WB

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Finance Minister Omar Zakhilwal on Friday signed with the World Bank (WB) four projects worth $255.5 million, which once implemented, would play a significant role in Afghanistan's development.


    112 projects being implemented in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Development work to implement 112 development projects as part of the stability program in southern Helmand province has been expedited, an official said on Wednesday.


    50-bed hospital being built in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): More than 100,000 families would benefit from a 50-bed hospital being built in the Deh Salah district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    79m euros spent on airport reconstruction

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Officials said on Saturday 79 million euros had been spent on the reconstruction of Kandahar International Airport.


    Aircraft repair workshop to be built in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): An aircraft repair workshop -- the first ever of its kind -- would be built soon at the Kandahar International Airport, officials said on Friday.

    Security and Crime,Reconstruction

    Newly-built police building opens in Lashkargah

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the police support centre in the Karez area of Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand, was inaugurated on Wednesday.


    Trilateral pact on Chabahar port soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A trilateral agreement on construction of the Chabahar sea port would be signed soon among Afghanistan, Iran and India, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday.