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    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.


    4 school buildings constructed in Sar-i-Pul

    SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Buildings have been constructed for four schools benefitting 3,000 students in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Monday.


    Turkish investment to spur Afghan economy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Experts are optimistic that the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would help attract further investment to Afghanistan and spur its war-battered economy.


    Commerce Dept, AISA get new buildings

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The construction of two complexes in the governor’s house in southeastern Khost province was completed and work on another building initiated on Tuesday.


    Bridge benefiting thousands opens in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Benefiting thousands of families, a newly-constructed bridge was inaugurated on Sunday in southeastern Khost province by the provincial acting governor.

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    18m afs stolen from Paktia road project

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A construction firm officials have vanished with 18 million afghanis, leaving incomplete a key road project in southeastern Paktia province, residents claimed on Friday.


    Prez wants ring road built in 9 months

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has directed the authorities concerned to complete the mega “ring road’ project within the next nine months, an official said on Thursday.

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    150 homes being built for landslide victims

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A project to construct 150 homes for families who lost their houses to a massive landslide in the Argo district of southeastern Badakhshan province has been launched, an official said on Saturday.