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    Swedish PRT wraps up mission in north

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Swedish senior civilian representative in northern Afghanistan on Saturday said his country had set aside $2.2 billion in aid to the war-torn country over the next decade.


    Nimroz trader builds rehab for drug addicts

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A rehabilitation centre for drug addicts has been built by a local trader in southwestern Nimroz province, where more than 10,000 people are using narcotics, officials said on Saturday.


    Asphalting of Silk Road kicks off

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a seven-kilometre portion of the Silk Road was launched in central Bamyan province on Saturday, an official said.


    Work on 100-bed Nimroz hospital begins

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The foundation stone of a 100-bed hospital has been laid in the capital of western Nimroz province, officials said on Thursday.   


    Charbagh canal to help irrigate 5,000 acres of land

     JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work on Charbagh canal in eastern Laghman province had been completed, which would help irrigate 5,000 acres of agriculture land, an official said Wednesday.


    More projects launched in Andar district

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): More rehabilitation projects have been launched in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province after a marked improvement in the security situation there, officials said on Wednesday.


    Poor quality materials used in Uruzgan projects

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The governor on Monday said a number of projects in central Uruzgan province were on the brink of collapse because poor quality materials had been used in their execution.


    Many projects being executed in Takhar

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Work on 17 development projects has been launched in the capital and 10 districts of northeastern Takhar province, an official said on Friday.


    338 projects in Wardak this year: Khogyani

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Governor Abdul Majid Khogyani has said 338 development projects would be initiated and completed by this year’s end in central Maidan Wardak province.


    Ghazni social affairs dep to get building

    GHAZNI CITY (PAJHWOK): The governor of southern Ghazni province on Wednesday stressed to accelerate pace of work on the building of social affairs department in his province.