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Balkh oil refinery resumes production (Video)

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Dec 24, 2013 - 11:00
MAZAR-I-SHARIF ( PAN ): An oil-processing plant owned by the Ghazanfar Group has resumed activities after four months of closure at the Hairatan port in northern Balkh province, officials said on Monday. Having the capacity of refining 500 tons of...
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1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

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Dec 05, 2013 - 15:20
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 Thursday. Fawad Askari, provincial police spokesperson,...
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Karzai orders work on power projects, aid to flood-hit families

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May 12, 2012 - 20:52
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. Karzai said this while chairing an extraordinary...
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Ghazni to have first-ever international airport

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Apr 11, 2012 - 18:59
GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Ghazni Governor Musa Khan Akbarzada on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the first-ever international airport in the southern province. Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony, the governor hoped the mega project would be...
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National Museum attracts more visitors

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Apr 11, 2012 - 16:59
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. Omara Khan Massoudi, the National Museum director, said each...
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Work launched on new building for medical faculty

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Mar 30, 2012 - 14:03
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. With the project cost yet to be ascertained, a university...
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US sponsors architectural ideas competition for museum

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Mar 22, 2012 - 16:19
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 national museum. “The competition marks a significant...
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11b afs spent on Nangarhar uplift projects

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Mar 21, 2012 - 16:24
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 Aghan Sherzai said on Wednesday. Last year’s...
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90 schools to be built in Ghazni

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Feb 28, 2012 - 17:29
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.
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$20m earmarked for Ghazni projects

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Feb 25, 2012 - 19:38
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.
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Reconstruction projects launched in Nangarhar

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Feb 21, 2012 - 16:19
JALALABAD (PAN): Three reconstruction schemes were launched and a fourth inaugurated in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Tuesday.
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Ghazni road damaged a month after inauguration

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Feb 14, 2012 - 17:13
GHAZNI CITY (PAN): A 12-kilometre road that was inaugurated in the capital of southern Ghazni province last month has been damaged, officials said on Tuesday.
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New terminal inaugurated at Herat airport

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Feb 13, 2012 - 20:26
HERAT CITY (PAN): A newly-constructed terminal was inaugurated at the Herat International Airport on Monday, officials said. The terminal, a joint venture of the Italian Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) and the United States, will help ensure...
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Hostel inaugurated in Kunar

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Feb 01, 2012 - 19:38
ASADABAD (PAN): Education Minister Dr. Ghulam Farooq Wardak on Wednesday inaugurated a newly-constructed hostel at a teacher training institute in eastern Kunar province.
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PRT-funded bridge inaugurated in Nangarhar

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Jan 31, 2012 - 18:47
JALALABAD (PAN): A 300-metre-long bridge, costing $6.5 million, was inaugurated in the Lalpura district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, officials said.
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40 schools constructed in Maidan Wardak

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Jan 18, 2012 - 16:57
MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Construction work on 40 school buildings has been completed in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Wednesday.
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Major reconstruction projects next year: Nuristani

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Jan 17, 2012 - 18:49
JALALABAD (PAN): Nuristan Governor Tamim Nuristani said on Tuesday the next solar year would be a year of progress in terms of reconstruction projects for residents of the eastern province.
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Girls' school inaugurated in Kunduz (Video)

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Jan 14, 2012 - 12:06
KUNDUZ CITY, Jan 12, 2012: An outside view of a newly inaugurated girls' school in northern Kunduz province. The building, a German-funded project, has the capacity of accommodating more than 2000 students. PAJHWOK/ Abdul Mateen Sarfaraz
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Kandahar security has improved: Weesa

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Jan 11, 2012 - 19:52
KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): The security situation in southern Kandahar province is improved ahead of transition to Afghan forces next summer, the governor said on Wednesday. Toryalai Weesa said after a meeting with the UN deputy representative for...
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Work on 3 projects launched in Laghman

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Jan 11, 2012 - 19:07
MEHTARLAM (PAN): The foundation stone of three projects, including a library, was laid and a fourth completed in eastern Laghman province on Wednesday, an official said. Work on a 610 meters protective wall was completed in the Kandy village of...
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