Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

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

Residents happy with asphalting of 35-km Badghis road



Residents happy with asphalting of 35-km Badghis road

Jan 19, 2016 - 14:55

QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The asphalting of a 35 kilometres road linking the capital of northwestern Badghis province with Qadis district, has been completed, an official said on Tuesday.

Public Works Director Eng. Maleehasaid the project had been completed at a cost of 35 million afghanis provided from the ministry’s development budget.

She said the road, which had been damaged by last year’s flooding, took six month to be asphalted. Six culverts were also constructed on the road, the official added.

Nisar Ahmad, a resident of Qadis district, said they were pleased over the asphalting of the road. Previously they faced problems while traveling the dilapidated road, he recalled.

With the asphalting of the road, residents would be able to reach the provincial capital in half an hourinstead of two hours they needed before the projected was implemented, he concluded.



Related Article

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




Twitter Update