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Faryab to become 1st grade province, President Ghani

KABUL: During his stay in the country’s northern Faryab province, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with a number of youth and civil society activists promised it would receive facilities of a first grade province, the Presidential Press Office said the other day.
According to a statement from the Presidential Palace, the president while addressing a gathering the provincial civil society activists and the youths, heard the suggestions and demands of the people on security, the reopening of Maimana-Andkhoy highway, construction of Almar Dam etc. with President Ghani promising to address all the problems duly.
At the meeting, the president pledged to upgrade Faryab to a first grade province and receive all facilities of a 1st grade province, the statement added.
“Faryab is small pattern, where all tribes live like brothers beside each other,” said the president.
He assured that the government was committed to reopen the highways and control waters to help prevent storms and droughts in the province, the statement quoted.
The president instructed the ministry of agriculture, irrigation and livestock to work on a layout to help turn into the hub of animal husbandry and sent a message to the youth that they should make economy and entrepreneurship the pivot of their activities in order to end poverty and unemployment.
President said Uzbek language should be invested on as it would ‘expand our regional relations,’ said the statement.
The president also met with the Faryab provincial council members and heard their problems about various issues and promised to do more for the local government offices of the province, as well as order the printing of books from 1st grade to 12 grades in Uzbek language and establishment of a medical university within Faryab University
The president, according to another statement from the Presidential Press Office, met with the recent flood affected families said he had come to the province to closely review the incident and hear their problems and suggestions.
He ordered every martyr’s families to be given 100,000 Afghanis and each wounded ones 50,000 Afghanis, beside allocation of up to 35 million Afghanis for reconstruction of their shops and the provincial governor was asked to distribute the amount among the floods affected shopkeepers.
He also promised that 3,000 tons of wheats would be distributed among the flood affected households, according to the statement.
The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.