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    Surveys for two-lane Kandahar Spinboldak highway begins

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The survey for two-lane Kandahar-Spinboldak carriageway in this southern province would be completed within a month, an official said on Tuesday.


    Projects worth $4m executed in Paktika last year

    SHARANA (Pajhwok):  The education director on Sunday said a number of projects facilitating schoolteachers and students have been executed at a cost of nearly $4 million in southeastern Paktika province last solar year that ended March 21.


    New projects benefit 3,000 Baghlan families

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Nearly 3,000 families in two districts have started benefiting from development projects recently completed in northern Baghlan province, an official said Friday.


    SCA to spend 320m afghanis in Wardak this year

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) would spend 320 million afghanis in central Maidan Wardak province on various projects this year, an official said on Thursday.


    6 Paktia districts to get development projects

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): An official informed on Tuesday hundreds development projects would be implemented through National Solidarity Programme (NSP) and Stability in Key Area (SIKA) in six districts of southeastern Paktia province.


    Germany hands over hydropower schemes to Afghan partners

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The German government officially handed over two small hydropower schemes in northeastern Badakhshan province to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Energy and Water the other day, said a statement by the German Cooperation with Afghanistan.


    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.

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    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.