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Work on incomplete Ghazni projects resumes

Work on incomplete Ghazni projects resumes

May 20, 2017 - 21:01

GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Work on incomplete projects was resumed and new projects promised by government officials who visited to southern Ghazni province on Saturday.

Urban development minister Sayed Sadat Nadiri, Higher educationinfo-icon minister Farida Momand and counter-narcotics minister Salamt Aazimi visited Ghazni and appeared in a joint press conference.

Nadiri said an Islamic culture center, Hakim Senai shrine, third phase of the female garden and Ghazni airport terminal were projects on which work resumed on Saturday.

He added a scientific center, an industrial partk, a teachers’ township, a new building for the Qarabagh district centre and a mosqueinfo-icon would be established in near future.

The minister informed an Italian university had designed a development map for Ghazni province and work on the master plan for Ghazni city would begin soon.

Higher education minister Farida Momand said work on the Islamic culture center had been assigned to her ministry by the Cabinet. She said more faculties would be added to the Ghazni University.

Counter-narcotics minister Salamt Aazimi said 10 new projects had been started in cooperation with other ministries in Ghazni.  He said poppy was cultivated in Ab band, Ajristan and Nawa districts. Aazimi suggested adding counter-narcotics day to the Afghan calendar.    

Hamidullah Sarwari, a member of the Ghazni provincial council, said necessary attention had not been paid to Ghazni in previous years.



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