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MoPW signs contract for construction, maintenance of 72km road

MoPW signs contract for construction, maintenance of 72km road

Sep 04, 2018 - 16:56

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Works on Tuesday said the contract for construction and maintenance of 72 kilometers road in three provinces of the country was signed with construction companies and the projects would create job opportunities for hundreds of people.

The contract of the projects was signed between the Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) and representatives of construction companies in Kabul today.

Yama Yari, public works minister, while signing the ceremony, said that the projects included construction and graveling of 27 kilometers of road in Jawzjan and Ghazni provinces and maintenance of 45 kilometers road in Bamyan province.

He said the projects implementation would cost more than 178 million afghanis which would be paid by the Worldinfo-icon Bank.

Practical work on these projects would begin in a few days and they would be completed from 12 to 14 months, Yari said.

He said construction and graveling of a nine kilometer road from Qarqin area to Kulaft port in Jawzjan province and construction of another part of this road was part of the projects.

Around 10 kilometers road would be also constructed and graveled from Chahar Burja area to Rashidan district of Ghazni province, he added.

Maintenance of a 45 kilometers road from Yakawlang to Sighnan district of Bamyan is among the projects, he said.

Yari said launching these projects would generate work opportunities of hundreds of people and would benefit thousands of local residents.



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