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    7 schools buildings completed in Takhar

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Construction work on seven schools, benefitting 30,000 students, has been completed in northern Takhar province, an official said on Saturday.


    Italy to spend $300m on Herat projects

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Italian ambassador to Afghanistan on Wednesday said his country would spend $300 million on development projects during the ongoing year in western Herat province.


    Asphalting of Takhar road begins

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Asphalting of a 4.5-kilometre road between Taloqan, the provincial capital, and Hazar Somch district began in norther Takhar province on Tuesday, an official said.


    Bamyan varsity lacks classrooms, hostels

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The foundation-stone of a building for the Agriculture Faculty of the public sector university in central Bamyan province was laid on Monday.


    Salma dam to be completed this year

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Eighty percent of work on the Indian-funded Salam dam, a mega hydropower and irrigation project in western Herat province, has been completed, the governor said on Sunday.

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    Swedish PRT wraps up mission in north

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Swedish senior civilian representative in northern Afghanistan on Saturday said his country had set aside $2.2 billion in aid to the war-torn country over the next decade.


    Nimroz trader builds rehab for drug addicts

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A rehabilitation centre for drug addicts has been built by a local trader in southwestern Nimroz province, where more than 10,000 people are using narcotics, officials said on Saturday.


    Asphalting of Silk Road kicks off

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a seven-kilometre portion of the Silk Road was launched in central Bamyan province on Saturday, an official said.


    Work on 100-bed Nimroz hospital begins

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The foundation stone of a 100-bed hospital has been laid in the capital of western Nimroz province, officials said on Thursday.   


    Charbagh canal to help irrigate 5,000 acres of land

     JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work on Charbagh canal in eastern Laghman province had been completed, which would help irrigate 5,000 acres of agriculture land, an official said Wednesday.