Development work to implement 112 development projects as part of Subat program in southern Helmand province has been expedited, an official said on Wednesday.
Mohammad Umar Qanai, director rural and development, told Pajhwok Afghan News the projects were being implementing in Lashkargah, the provincial capital, and Greshk, Garmsir and Nadali districts would help provide thousands of residents with job opportunities.
Around 112 development projects included retaining walls, bridges, water controlling gates, small streams and road construction would cost $700,000 and would take few months to be completed.
“All the projects will be implemented in a fair way. The projects will create thousands of job opportunities for the locals,” he added.
Rahimullah, a resident of Bolan area, said that a project of Subat program had already begun, with 2,000 manpower was working which decreased ratio of joblessness among youth.