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    1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thur


    Karzai orders work on power projects, aid to flood-hit families

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday asked the departments concerned to initiate practical work on hydro power projects in central Bamyan and other southern provinces on a priority basis


    Ghazni to have first-ever international airport

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Ghazni Governor Musa Khan Akbarzada on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the first-ever international airport in the southern province.


    National Museum attracts more visitors

    KABUL (PAN): The number of people visiting the National Museum of Afghanistan rose from 16,000 to more than 23,000 last year, officials said on Wednesday, hoping for a further increase.


    Work launched on new building for medical faculty

    JALALABAD (PAN): Ministers of finance and higher education on Friday laid the foundation stone of a new building for the medical faculty at the Nangarhar University, an official said.


    US sponsors architectural ideas competition for museum

    KABUL (PAN): In collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Culture, the United States on Thursday announced to sponsor an International Architectural Ideas Competition for the Afghanistan n


    11b afs spent on Nangarhar uplift projects

    JALALABAD (PAN): Up to 2,000 development projects, costing 11 billion afghanis (more than $222 million) have been executed over the past one year in the eastern province of Nangarhar, Governor Gul


    90 schools to be built in Ghazni

    GHAZNI (PAN):  Ninety schools would be built during the next solar year in the capital and 18 districts of southern Ghazni province, officials said on Tuesday.


    $20m earmarked for Ghazni projects

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Funds amounting to $20 million (986.4 million afs) have been set aside for development projects to be completed next year in southern Ghazni province, officials said on Saturday.