Over 13km Of Canals Under Construction In Badakhshan

Kabul: Providing short-term jobs to hundreds of people, construction of more than 13 km of canals worth USD 425,000 in Badakhshan province is underway, said Mohammad Rafiq Junbesh, spokesperson for the Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development on Monday.

He added that 327 permanent jobs would be provided after the canal was put into operation.

He said that the canal is being built by the Agha Khan Development Foundation in the Chehel Gezi village of Kishm district in Badakhshan province and will irrigate 3,470 acres of land and benefit 2,618 families.

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