KABUL (Pajhwok): Most of recently constructed buildings are in violation of relevant rules and regulations, the Afghanistan National Standards Authority (ANSA) said on Tuesday, introducing national building codes.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Cabinet has ordered a halt to work on a 24-storey business centre in the Chaman-i-Hazoori area of Kabul till further orders. The project is said to be causing a loss of 2,000 cubic meters of fresh water per hour.
AIBAK (Pajhwok): A project to construct 38-kilometres road in northern Samangan province is inaugurated on Tuesday while the construction of a bridge in Aibak, the provincial capital, has been completed, an official said.
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Badakhshan University officially got new facilities for four faculties, administrative offices, classrooms 200 students and dormitories, the German Cooperation with Afghanistan said on Saturday.
SHIBERGHAN/ ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Thousand of residents of northern Jawzjan province would gain access to potable water and many would benefit from a newly-asphalted road in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Saturday.