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    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.



    Reconstruction,Health

    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.



    Reconstruction,Social

    No funds for rebuilding Salang road: Official

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite consistent public demand for the reconstruction of Salang Highway, a vital route connecting central parts of the country with the north, the government said on Tuesday it lacked funds for the project.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    30pc of construction firms sell equipment

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The dragging electoral process has led to an 80 percent decline in construction work and up to 30 percent firms have either sold their equipment at low prices or have taken their capital out of the country, an official said on Tuesday.



    Reconstruction

    Japan hands facilities over to AIHRC

    CHAGHCHARAN (Pajhwok): The Embassy of Japan on Tuesday handed over the Human Rights Protection Centre (HRPC) and the Women Rights Consultation (WRC) office to the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) in western Ghor province.



    Reconstruction

    14 projects inaugurated in Bamyan, Baghlan

     

    BAMYAN/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Fourteen developmental projects for public welfare have been inaugurated in central Bamyan and northern Baghlan provinces, officials said on Monday.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    New warehouses constructed in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The construction of two large warehouses at the Customs Department in southwestern Nimroz province has been completed, an official said on Sunday.



    Reconstruction

    Slow-paced work on bridges irks residents

    JALAABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday complained that construction work on three major bridges had been lingering on for a long time.



    Reconstruction,Social

    Angry protestors shut 2 Nimroz offices

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Angry over snail-paced work on a water supply project, protestors on Sunday shut the Rural Development Department in southwestern Nimroz province, prompting public representatives to close their office.



    Reconstruction

    Ring road around Blue Mosque planned

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A circular road has been planned around the famous Blue Mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, a municipal official said on Saturday.