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    A refugee town crying for attention

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Inmates of a township for refugees in central Logar province on Friday said they were forced to leave the settlement due to the continued absence of basic facilities.


    Work on new governor’s office begins

    JALALABAD (PAN): Work on a new four-storey building for the governor’s house in eastern Nangarhar province was launched on Wednesday, an official said.


    New surgical ward inaugurated in Uruzgan

    KABUL (PAN): A newly-constructed surgical ward at a health clinic was inaugurated in the Deh Rawud district of central Uruzgan province on Wednesday, when repair work on a key highway finished in Maidan Wardak province.


    Japan pledges $25m for school buildings

    KABUL (PAN): Japan on Tuesday pledged $25 million for the construction of school buildings in three provinces of the country, an official said.


    85 projects being implemented in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Contracts for 85 development projects were on Monday signed between the provincial administration and different construction companies in southern Helmand province, officials said.


    Contracts for $3,21m projects signed

    KABUL (PAN): Six bridges and a road would be built in central and northern provinces to provide residents with better transportation facilities, the minister of public works said on Monday.

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    Work on major Helmand projects soon

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Construction work on three projects would be launched soon in southern Helmand province, an official said.


    2 projects executed in Takhar

    TALOQAN (PAN): Thousands of families have been protected from flood threats with the inauguration of two projects in the northern province of Takhar, officials said on Friday.


    Work on unplanned buildings stopped

    KHOST CITY (PAN): The municipality department has stopped work on several buildings that were initiated against the master plan for Khost City, the capital of southeastern Khost province, officials said on Wednesday.


    AAF will need continued support: US

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The capability of the Afghan Air Force (AAF) is limited and as such it will require continued NATO and US support to emerge as a strong force in the next few years, a top American general has said.