New school building in Baghlan, new clinic in Kabul, and a new bridge in Oruzgan
Today, an official from Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education said that a new school building for the Darah Kag Middle School in the Dushi district of Afghanistan’s province of Baghlan was inaugurated. The new building has 8 classrooms and 2 administrative rooms.В A water well was also put in.В According to the education ministry, the cost of the construction project was 7 million afghanis.
Yesterday, Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) reported that a health clinic was opened in the Deh Arbab area of Paghman district in Kabul province. The clinic will provide “provide basic health facilities to more than 40,000 people”. The clinic was made possible due to $100,000 from the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC).
Also this past weekend, PAN reported that Afghan government officials, community leaders and the governor of Oruzgan province, Mohammad Omar Sherzad, attended an inauguration ceremony for a new bridge that was recently constructed in the Chora district of Oruzgan province. The bridge took 18 months to build, and it is 160 meters long and 7 meters wide. This key bridge links Chora and Gizab districts to Tarinkowt, the provincial capital. Funding for the project ($1.2 million) was provided by Holland. The bridge will make travel much easier and reduce travel time as well.