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People all praise for Dortaj’s work as district chief

People all praise for Dortaj’s work as district chief

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Aug 06, 2020 - 15:12

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The female district chief for Khan Chahar Bagh district of northern Jawzjan province says she was able to gain millions of US dollars from international community for dozens of development projects within the past three years.

Dortaj Yamaq Khaliqi has been serving as Khan Chahar Bagh district administrative chief for the past three years in Jawzjan.

A number of residents of the district said they were satisfied with Dortaj’s work and that she has been successful in her work.

In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Dortaj Yamaq Khaleqi said that in the past three years, she has been able to spent millions of dollars on various projects in the district with financial support of the international community.

She added by initiating various projects, she was able to change the district’s appearance and thus provided jobs to thousands of people.

She added, “The security of our district is such that many womeninfo-icon now work safely alongside men in our district administration.”

Referring to electricity renewal project, construction of roads, school buildings, extension of the first phase of the railway track in Khan Chaharbagh district, she said: “These projects are currently being implemented, but the railway extension and electricity supply are national projects.”

She said implementation of such projects would benefit a large number of people across the country.

Dortaj added construction work of a well-equipped guesthouse in Bandar-e-Aqina, a mosqueinfo-icon, the first phase of the railway and extension of drinking water from Amu River to the four districts were nearing completion.

“There is no security issue in areas under my administration and there are no challenges in this regard. I am trying to play a key role in the economic growth of people of this district and later people of the north by attracting the help of the international community,” she said confidently.”

She said efforts were underway to address people’s drinking water and agricultureinfo-icon related issues in near future.

Meanwhile, people of the district said they were happy with Dortaj’s works.

Ma Gul, a female worker in the district, told Pajhwok that the district administrative building was constructed after appointment of Dortaj, social women network on the district level was also created, new schools were opened and a large number of women landed jobs in government institutions.

She said before Dortaj, all women would stay at homes and had no job chances like they had now.

A number of residents and workers of the district held similar views and were happy with Dortaj’s works and efforts for their district.

Pk/ma

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