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    Accidents & Disasters,Reconstruction

    Families who lost homes to landslide promised plots

    TALUQAN (Pajhwok): The governor on Monday said land plots would be distributed to families rendered homeless by a recent devastating landslide in northern Takhar province to construct homes for themselves.  


    Trader promises modern building for Nimroz port

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A businessman on Sunday promised constructing a modern building for the dry port in Zaranj, the capital of southwestern Nimroz province.


    Zakhilwal signs $255m projects with WB

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Finance Minister Omar Zakhilwal on Friday signed with the World Bank (WB) four projects worth $255.5 million, which once implemented, would play a significant role in Afghanistan's development.


    112 projects being implemented in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Development work to implement 112 development projects as part of the stability program in southern Helmand province has been expedited, an official said on Wednesday.


    50-bed hospital being built in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): More than 100,000 families would benefit from a 50-bed hospital being built in the Deh Salah district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    79m euros spent on airport reconstruction

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Officials said on Saturday 79 million euros had been spent on the reconstruction of Kandahar International Airport.


    Aircraft repair workshop to be built in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): An aircraft repair workshop -- the first ever of its kind -- would be built soon at the Kandahar International Airport, officials said on Friday.

    Security and Crime,Reconstruction

    Newly-built police building opens in Lashkargah

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the police support centre in the Karez area of Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand, was inaugurated on Wednesday.


    Trilateral pact on Chabahar port soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A trilateral agreement on construction of the Chabahar sea port would be signed soon among Afghanistan, Iran and India, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday.


    Work on Khost bridges near-complete

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on three bridges is underway in full swing and would be ready soon for inauguration in southeastern Khost province, the governor said on Friday.