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    SIGAR queries secrecy around ANSF progress

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As foreign combat troops prepare to leave the country, an American federal watchdog on Thursday voiced its deep trouble over the US military’s decision to keep under wraps a report on Afghan security forces’ progress.


    142m afs projects executed on varsity campus

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Three projects, casting 142 million afghanis, have been completed and the foundation stones of another three schemes laid on the university campus in southeastern Paktia province, the chancellor said on Wednesday.


    Vocational institute building opens

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for a vocational and technical institute was inaugurated on Monday in the capital of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said.


    Work on Jalalabad bridges halted

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The construction of two key bridges in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, has been delayed by the Public Works Department, a local official said on Monday.


    New plan for mega road project developed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A new technical plan has been developed for the construction of an ambitious ring road after one of contractors was found lacking the required skills and experience, the acting minister of public works informed lawmakers on Sunday.


    Work on Rehman Baba township kicks off

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Construction work on residential units in the Rehman Baba township in this central capital began on Wednesday. The housing scheme in Karta-e-Naw area covers 55 acres of land.

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    Work on 2 new buildings launched

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work on buildings for the Department of Urban Development (DoUD) and National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) began in northern Badakhshan province on Tuesday.


    Regulating Kabul’s urban areas to take 10 years

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 70 percent area of the capital Kabul have been occupied by unplanned and illegal means, a Ministry of Urban Development Affairs (MUDA) official said on Monday.


    Work on WB-funded road launched

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Work on a road project, financed by the World Bank, was launched in northern Faryab province on Monday.