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    Japan to build canal, waterhead in Behsud

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A contract was signed on Saturday with a Japanese aid group on the construction of a canal and a waterhead in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.


    8 community centres open in Hazrat Sultan

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Eight newly-constructed community centres, benefitting nearly 1,450 families, have been inaugurated in northern Samangan province, an official said on Thursday.


    New Baghlan PC building inaugurated

    PUL-I-KHUMRI/KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the provincial council was inaugurated and work on 24 public welfare projects launched in northern Baghlan and Kunduz provinces on Thursday, officials said.


    Mayor allots govt land to big shots

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some residents on Wednesday alleged the mayor had allowed shops being built on government land to powerful individuals in the capital of central Sar-i-Pul province.


    Germany launches 40m afs projects in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Embarking on two new infrastructure projects costing 40 million afghanis, Germany on Tuesday handed over a new healthcare centre to local authorities in northern Baghlan province.


    Work on $200m Kabul park to begin soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The construction of a grand park in the central capital Kabul would start in the next five months, an official said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime,Reconstruction

    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.