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    Zabul quick reaction force gets new HQ

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the Quick Reaction Force has been inaugurated in southern Zabul province.


    Ring road contractor escapes with $12m

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Works alleges the American-Turkish road construction has left Afghanistan without its permission company after withdrawing $12 million from the bank.


    Projects sought for post-offensive Haska Mina

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Government officials and residents on Friday urged NGOs to initiate reconstruction and development projects in the Haska Mina district of eastern Nangarhar province following the launch of a counterinsurgency offensive there.


    Orgun-Barmal highway being rebuilt

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The public works director of southeastern Paktika province said on Friday the Orgun-Barmal highway would be rebuilt.


    Delay in completion of airport deplored

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Khost province have urged the authorities to complete the construction of an airport in the province on schedule.


    Wardak displaced families to get homes

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The deputy governor of central Maidan Wardak province said on Monday homes would be built for 47 families displaced for different reasons.


    Asphalting of Khost-Gardez road begins

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The asphalting of the remaining 25 Kilometres stretch of the Khost-Gardez road has begun, a project that would be completed in 18 month, an official said on Monday.


    Samangan traffic department gets new building

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): A new building for the traffic department was inaugurated in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, an official said Wednesday.


    Funds to restore historic Jam Minaret allocated

    KABUL/FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): As the Jam Minaret is the on the verge of collapse in western Ghor province, the council of ministers allocated 10 million afghanis repair and preserve the historical site.


    Rehabilitation centre inaugurated in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): A 20-bed rehabilitation centre for drug addicts has started functioning in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Thursday.