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    Hundreds get access to safe drinking water

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A safe drinking water scheme, benefiting more than one thousand families, has been completed in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.


    330 rehab projects to be launched in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The rural rehabilitation and development department plans to initiate 330 short and long-term rehabilitation projects in southeastern Khost province this year, an official said Wednesday.


    Work on key road resumes; hospital opens

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar and his Afghan counterpart Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal on Sunday inaugurated resumption of work on the Torkham-Jalalabad dual carriageway.


    140 projects being executed in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Rural Rehabilitation and Development Department on Wednesday said 140 development projects would be completed by the end of the current solar year in four districts of southeastern Khost province.


    300 welfare schemes executed in Takhar

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): More than 120,000 families benefit from the completion of around 300 welfare schemes in northern Takhar province, but locals complained some projects were not executed up to their expectations. 


    France pledges $21m for Kapisa projects

    KABUL (Pajhwok): France on Monday pledged $21 million in aid to help the Ministry of Finance implement reconstruction projects in central Kapisa province.


    1st housing units in New Kabul City in April

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Construction work on first 57,000 housing units as part of the multibillion New Kabul City project would start in April, an official said on Sunday, adding contracts to the effect had been signed with five construction firms.


    84 projects executed in Baghlan this year

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): More than 80 development projects have been completed this solar year in northern Baghlan province, but new schemes could not be initiated due to security problems, officials said on Sunday.


    SIGAR misrepresenting facts: MoF

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Saturday rejected the latest assessment of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) on direct assistance to the government.


    Khost, Wardak mosques inaugurated

    KABUL/KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): With the completion of construction work, two mosques were formally handed over to the authorities in southeastern Khost and central Maidan Wardak provinces on Saturday, officials said.