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Damaged in past raids, Nangarhar facilities need repair

Damaged in past raids, Nangarhar facilities need repair

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Dec 28, 2019 - 18:58

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The administrative chiefs for Achin, Spin Ghar and Dur Baba districts of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday demanded reconstructioninfo-icon of facilities which have been destroyed during securing forces operations in the past.

The Spin Ghar was declared as a district almost four months back but nothing has been done approved for the districts so far. However, projects worth 234 million afghanis are underway in Achin and Dur Baba districts.

Ashqullah Sadat, the Achin district administrative chief, told a press conference in Jalalabad City, the provincial capital, that the district has been cleared of Talibaninfo-icon’s and Daesh’s presence.

Some reconstruction projects worth 450 million afghanis were executed this year in the district and some others were under construction, he said.

Shir Shah Hussaini, the Dur Baba district administrative chief, said projects worth 180 million afghanis in areas of healthcare, educationinfo-icon, agricultureinfo-icon and clean drinking water have been implemented in the district and some others were in progress.

Qasam Khan, the Spin Ghar district chief, said their district attained official status four months ago and urged the authorities concerned to launch construction projects in the district.

A few days back, some residents of six Shinwari districts of Nangarhar province urged President Ashraf Ghani to honor his promises with them regarding reconstruction of some places destroyed during security operations in the past.

President Ashraf Ghani recently traveled to the Shinwari districts and promised to reconstruct residential compounds, schools, mosques, healthcare facilities, roads and other public properties destroyed during the past five years in security forces operations.

Some areas in Haska Mena, Ghanikhel, Durbaba, Nazian, Achin and Spin Ghar districts have been destroyed in operations against Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) in some parts of the districts.

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