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Completion of Baghlan projects to benefit thousands of families

Completion of Baghlan projects to benefit thousands of families

Aug 03, 2015 - 12:08

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): More than 4,000 families would benefit after implementation of welfare projects in northern Baghlan province, an official said Monday.

The projects included graveling of 36 kilometers of road, building a four kilometers embankment wall, setting up five social centers and building of one school in each of Dushi, Khanjan, Deh Salah, Bano, Nahrain and Burka districts.

Mehrabuddin Ibrahim, provincial Rural Rehabilitation and Development director, told Pajhwok Afghan News the uplift projects cost more than 90 million Afghanis funded by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD).

The projects resolved problems of more than 4,000 families, he remarked. The residents expressed satisfaction by saying that the projects helped resolve multiple problems such as transportation and prevention of floods.

Abdul Azim, a resident of Nahrain district, said that their rice and wheat farms were protected from damages of floods after construction of a two kilometers embankment wall in their area.

Last year, 50 acres of rice and wheat farms were destroyed by floods,” he recalled.

Sultan Mohammad, another resident of Kroi village of Dushi district, said that an eight kilometers road was also part of the project implemented in their area that facilitated them.



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