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    Work on key road launched; newly-built mosque opens

    JALALABAD (PAN): Construction work on the Chaparhar-Pachir Agam road was launched on Saturday in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said.


    Rundown Paktia roads need urgent attention

    GARDEZ (PAN): Many roads in southeastern Paktia province have been damaged due to a poor construction standard and lack of attention from the authorities concerned, residents said on Thursday.


    Ghazni witnesses development but projects of 2013 face postponement

    GHAZNI (PAN): The government has completed hundreds of development projects during the past five years in Ghazni city and southern districts of the province but the 2013 projects have been postponed due to the reasons best known to the concerned authorities.


    Work on Nuristan-Badakhshan road begins

    JALALABAD (PAN): Construction work on a 10-kilometre road connecting eastern Nuristan province with northeastern Badakhshan was launched on Sunday, an official said.


    Juvenile correction centre inaugurated

    KHOST CITY (PAN):  A newly-constructed building for the juvenile correction centre was inaugurated in southeastern Khost province on Sunday, an official said.


    Rebuilt airport terminal opens in Uruzgan

    TIRINKOT (PAN): A reconstructed airport terminal was inaugurated on Wednesday in central Uruzgan province at a ceremony attended by senior officials and the Dutch envoy to Afghanistan.


    5-km roads being rebuilt in Jalalabad

    JALALABAD (PAN): Reconstruction work on roads measuring five kilometres and canals was launched in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday.

    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    Govt asked to build dams on key rivers

    KABUL (PAN): Amid fears that unresolved water disputes could spark a regional conflict, hundreds of people in four provinces on Monday asked the government to harness the resources by building hydropower dams.


    2,000 families to get potable water

    SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Work on two clean drinking water supply projects, benefitting 2,000 families, has been launched in northwestern Jawzjan province, officials said on Saturday.


    Tranmission line contract signed

    KABUL (PAN): A contract for the construction of 220 kv transmission line was signed between Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) and an Indian firm in Kabul on Saturday.