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    Visiting KP poets, writers want mausoleum building on Khan’s tomb

    JALALABAD (PAN): On a visit to the eastern Nangarhar province, a group of poets, writers and scholars from Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) demanded the Afghan authority to build a mausoleum over the tomb of renowned Pakhtun nationalist leader Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, as soon as possible.


    Inauguration of new Kabul project soon

     KABUL (PAN): The authorities of New Kabul Development Project on Saturday announced to inaugurate construction work on the major project in Dah Sabz area soon.


    Official wants Khost Airport contract reconsidered

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Local officials in southeastern Khost province on Saturday urged Ministry of Transportation and Aviation to ink the contract of Khost International Airport project with a professional and competent construction company instead.


    ADB to support Afghanistan’s energy sector with $1 billion in 2014

    KABUL (PAN):  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is preparing a new financing facility to strengthen Afghanistan’s energy sector with a grant financing of nearly id="mce_marker" billion in mid-2014 in a move to finance investment programs in the power and gas subsectors, Joji Tokeshi, the ADB Country Director said.


    ADB $100 million grant to help Afghanistan revive irrigation

    KABUL (PAN): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a grant of id="mce_marker"00 million to help Afghanistan improve its ageing irrigation systems as part of a government plan to promote economic growth and reduce poverty, a statement issued by the ADB said.


    90pc work on Ghazni airport completed

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Ninety percent of construction work on the Ghazni airport has been completed and the project would be fully executed within a month, officials said on Monday.

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    Lives of township dwellers seen in danger

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Officials say they are concerned about the safety of dwellers of a controversial township located near coalmines in northern Baghlan province.


    6 welfare projects implemented in Ghor

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Six welfare projects, including road, bridge and canal amounting to $500,000 have been implemented in the western Ghor province, an official said.


    Recreational park opens in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Eng. Abdul Ahad, the construction department deputy chief at the Kabul Municipality, on Monday inaugurated a recreational park in the central capital.


    300 Khost seminaries to be built, repaired

    KHOST CITY (PAN): The governor on Sunday said more than 300 mosques and religious education institutes would be built and reconstructed in southeastern Khost province.