KABUL (PAN): A contract worth one billion USD was signed in Kabul on Wednesday to commence work on the country’s largest-ever residential scheme that would accommodate 1.5 million people of the sprawling city’s 4.5 million population.
ASADABAD (PAN): Provincial council members and residents of eastern Kunar province have backed the proposed construction of a joint hydropower dam by Afghanistan and Pakistan on the Kunar River. However, they doubt Islamabad will keep its promise.
JALALABAD (PAN): A 20-megawat transformer would be installed in the near future at a power substation to improve electricity supply to the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Residents of the Nawa district in southern Helmand province on Thursday urged President Hamid Karzai to translate his promises into action regarding execution of development projects in the town.
TIRINKOT/KHOST CITY (PAN): Construction work on a 20-kilometre road between the capital of central Uruzgan province and Dehrawud district was launched on Thursday, when a newly-established drug rehabilitation centre was inaugurated in Khost.