Latest News



    Angry residents seek road construction

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The people of northern Baghlan province staged a protest demonstration, asking for acceleration of work on gravelling the Khinjan-Bannu Road, an official said on Saturday.


    Work on new governor’s house launched

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Construction work on a new building for the Governor’s House in northern Samangan province was launched on Thursday.


    Call to repair damaged Kabul-Balkh highway

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Drivers and passengers on Thursday asked the government to reconstruct the damaged portion of the Kabul-North Highway in the Tashqar Ghan area of northern Balkh province on a permanent basis.


    Arab businessman funds Farah school, clinic

    FARAH CIY (Pajhwok): Construction work on a school and a health clinic, funded by an Arab businessman, was launched in western Farah province on Thursday.


    Gravelling of Nuristan road begins

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Work on gravelling the main road in Paron, the capital of eastern Nuristan province, was launched on Tuesday, an official said.


    7 schools buildings completed in Takhar

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Construction work on seven schools, benefitting 30,000 students, has been completed in northern Takhar province, an official said on Saturday.


    Italy to spend $300m on Herat projects

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Italian ambassador to Afghanistan on Wednesday said his country would spend $300 million on development projects during the ongoing year in western Herat province.


    Asphalting of Takhar road begins

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Asphalting of a 4.5-kilometre road between Taloqan, the provincial capital, and Hazar Somch district began in norther Takhar province on Tuesday, an official said.


    Bamyan varsity lacks classrooms, hostels

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The foundation-stone of a building for the Agriculture Faculty of the public sector university in central Bamyan province was laid on Monday.


    Salma dam to be completed this year

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Eighty percent of work on the Indian-funded Salam dam, a mega hydropower and irrigation project in western Herat province, has been completed, the governor said on Sunday.