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.
PARAKH (Pajhwok): Residents of central Panjsher province on Monday urged the new president to help eliminate administrative graft, ensure security and remove ethnic and linguistic rifts among the people.
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Residents of northern Samangan province have urged the new president to act in accordance with the teachings of the holy Quran and work hard to eliminate administrative graft, ensure security and encourage foreign aid.
NIELI (Pajhwok): Officials in central Daikundi province have expressed their concern at increasing cases of violence against women, despite growing awareness among females about their constitutionally-protected rights.
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Angry over snail-paced work on a water supply project, protestors on Sunday shut the Rural Development Department in southwestern Nimroz province, prompting public representatives to close their office.