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    Delay in completion of airport deplored

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Khost province have urged the authorities to complete the construction of an airport in the province on schedule.


    Wardak displaced families to get homes

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The deputy governor of central Maidan Wardak province said on Monday homes would be built for 47 families displaced for different reasons.


    Asphalting of Khost-Gardez road begins

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The asphalting of the remaining 25 Kilometres stretch of the Khost-Gardez road has begun, a project that would be completed in 18 month, an official said on Monday.


    Samangan traffic department gets new building

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): A new building for the traffic department was inaugurated in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, an official said Wednesday.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.