Afghanistan: Road to be constructed in Jalalabad
Jalalabad/Taloqan, February 29, 2008 (PAN): Construction work on 16 kilometres road has been initiated with the assistance of the USAID at a total cost of $240,000 in the Chaprehar district of the eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Project incharge, Eng. Mumtaz told Pajhwok Afghan News the road would be extended from Hafizan village to Srey Qala area of the district. 62 bridges, seven underground water pipes and 385 levees to be constructed for the road and would be completed in six months, he added. District chief, Syed Muhammad Pahlawan informed due to no road the yields can not reach on time to market and the people are facing serious problem in the district.