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    Election uncertainty hits housing schemes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) on Wednesday said the presidential election crisis caused the residential buildings construction projects delayed.


    Balkh agriculture dept out to reclaim lost land

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Land measuring 85 acres belonging to the provincial Agriculture and Livestock Department of northern Balkh province has been unlawfully seized, the department head complained on Monday.


    Kabul mayor pledges parks on grabbed lands

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul city mayor Muhammad Yunus Nawandish has said today that all the grabbed lands in the city would be reclaimed soon by the state and turned into recreational areas for the Kabulites.


    Power restored to Kandahar City, Lashkargah

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Cables carrying electricity from the Kajaki hydro power plant to Kandahar City and Lashkargah were repaired on Friday, about one and a half months later they were cut off during clashes between security forces and militants in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.


    $2.89m Greshk storage facility never used

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A $2.89 million storage facility in southern Helmand province has never been used and is not being maintained, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan’s Reconstruction said on Monday.


    Work on 44km Badakhshan road launched

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a 44-kilometre road in northeastern Badakhshan province was launched on Saturday. The project would benefit half a million inhabitants, officials said.


    AAF may not need all C130s: SIGAR

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The Afghan Air Force (AAF) may not need all C-130 aircraft provided by the US under a id="mce_marker"00 million-plus deal, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said on Wednesday.


    Governor stresses transparency in NSP projects

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The governor said on Tuesday millions of afghanis were drawn for the development of various districts under the National Solidarity Programme (NSP) but the money was not spent properly. 


    21-km road being asphalted in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a 21-kilometre road, benefitting a large number of residents, was launched in southwestern Nimroz province on Saturday, an official said.


    3 schools get buildings in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Funded by government of Japan, construction work on three schools in central Bamyan province has been completed, an official said on Sunday.