Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Graveling of 10.5-km road gets under way in Kunar

Graveling of 10.5-km road gets under way in Kunar

By
On
Sep 13, 2015 - 17:35

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Construction and graveling work on a 10.5 kilometres road was launched in the Noorgal district of eastern Kunar province on Sunday, officials said.

The road would be graveled from the district centre to Mazar Dara at a cost of 29 million afghanis from the development budget of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD).

Rural Rehabilitation and Development Director Mohammad Jafar Jabarkhel said tribal elders of the valley had guaranteed the security of road workers and engineers.

Nearly 75 percent of people of the district live in Mazar Dara, but they have no paved road, according to tribal elder Maulviinfo-icon Abdul Ghaffar.

He said sometimes they lost sick people on the way when they wanted to transfer them to hospital -- about a day-long foot journey.

During the launching ceremony, Governor Wahidullah Kalimzai urged the area people to help in implementation of the project. For the first time, the road would be graveled and paved next year, he concluded.

myn/mud

 

Tags: 

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update