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President acknowledges promotion of Daikundi to 2nd grade province

President acknowledges promotion of Daikundi to 2nd grade province

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Nov 10, 2018 - 10:40

NELLI (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has acknowledged the promotion of central Daikundi province from third to second grade and ordered the Army Chief the creation of army battalion in the province.

He stressed the funding of airport in Nelli, the provincial capital, and construction of a market for womeninfo-icon economic activities in the province.

According to a presidential statement, the president made the commitment during a public gathering in Daikundi. Provincial council members, ulemainfo-icon and teachers attended the meeting.

Zakria Hashami, deputy head of the Provincial Council, said Daikundi was facing problems in the areas of agricultureinfo-icon, transportation, healthinfo-icon and other segments of life.

He termed the development funds allocated for the province insufficient and demanded the promotion of Daikundi to second rank province.

The president said the people of Daikundi have proved in the past 17-year that they wanted strong democratic government and fully supported it.

He hailed the role of Daikundi people in the area of educationinfo-icon and added investment on education has become the culture of Daikundi people.

The president acknowledged the promotion of Daikundi to second grade province and ordered the Army Chief to create a military battalion in the province.

Ghani hailed the role of women in the defence of the country and added the Daikundi girls made their contributions in every field and served country.

He ordered the 215th and 205th military corps to launch military offensives in the instable areas of the province.

The president said 70 kilometres road was being asphalted in the province and order the Public Works minister to accelerate the survey of north-south corridor and allow funds for the construction of airport in Daikundi.

He said women prosecutors would be employed to the province and a special market for women economic activities would be constructed from special development funds of the province.

The president offered ownership documents of unplanned properties to five Daikundi residents and in return they admired the president as founder of safe property in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Addressing the Provincial Council members the president said the Nelli City would be reshaped through proper plan and almond of the province would be considered top agriculture priority. In addition the transfer of Daikundi agriculture products would be facilitated through road and air.

The president also held meeting with ulema and teachers. He said government’s strategies in the area of education and high education were result-oriented.

He said high education faculties should matched the available resources and conditions in the province which could help the promotion of handicraft industry and the almond trade.

Regarding the construction of school buildings the president said that the Rural Rehabilitation and Development Ministry was construction building for schools through citizenship covenant schemes.

He said this year, one technical school was being constructed in every province and next year one technical school would be constructed in every district.

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