Contracts worth more than 10926 million afghan’s for 28 public utility projects were signed on Tuesday 20 September, 2016 between Eng. Nasir Ahamad Durrani the minster of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) and local construction companies.
These projects are include of construction, Gravelling and asphalt of road, construction of bridge and convert, boundary wall and construction of Sub Places in Alsfan town of Qhara Bagh district of kabul province, The mentioned projects are going to be implemented in , Samangan , Baghllan , Takhar , Laghman , Kandahar , Kabul , Balkh , Qhor , Bamyan , Faryab , Jawizjan , Kapisa , Parwan , Panjshear , Fara and Paktika provinces . Of the 28 mentioned contracts, 21 projects at a cost of 8,418 million Afs are related to NRAP program of MRRD that include construction of 100 Km of new road, 173 meters of bridge and maintenance of 203 km of road. With the implementation of the mentioned projects in the transportation sector, 84,675 labor days will be created and at the same time, 53780 people will be benefited from these projects. H.E the minister of ministry of rural rehabilitation and development said:
“Since the beginning of the 1395 facial year, MRRD has implemented and handed over more than 10785 projects (Including new and transition projects) at a cost of 292,738,235 $ in transportation, irrigation, providing safe drinking water, education, health, power and community development sectors in 34 provinces of the country and at a cost of 1453 million Afs, 2043 projects are currently in progress in different sectors in all over the country and will be handed over as soon as possible.” H.E Durrani , emphasized on work quality and implementation of projects at the determined time .and requested from the villagers for their further cooperation in order to implement the projects . In addition of representatives from contractor companies, some parliament representatives were also attended at the signing ceremony. Mr. Obaidullah Ramin and Mr. Muhsine the representatives of Baghlan in parliament, appreciated the victory of MRRD in serving for the villagers and explained regarding the role of road projects on the lives of Baghlan villagers , and also appreciated Mr Engineer Mohammad Nasser Teamory and his team for their efforts . The mentioned representatives also talked regarding the good management, transparency, work quality and budge of MRRD and they promised that they are going to appreciate the MRRD’s minister with a First Grade Appreciation Letter because he deserves it.