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VOICES FROM THE PROVINCES
Some of the stories making headlines in Afghan provinces. UNAMA Strategic Communication Office makes no claim for the accuracy of these reports.
23 May 2013 –Since the beginning of Peace and Reconciliation Programme, a total of 4547 opponents of Afghan Government have joined the peace process.
23 May 2013 –Construction work of the four development projects that will provide working opportunities to 1707 individuals started in Khost province.
22 May 2013 –Sweden will focus on funding infrastructure and development projects post 2014. These projects will be mainly implemented in remote areas of Balkh, Samangan, Jawzjan, and Sar-e Pul provinces, said a Senior Swedish Civilian representative, Henrik Landerholm while talking to media.
22 May 2013 – United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) facilitated a seminar for community elders, government officials and civil society representatives in Kuduz to help them with practical tools for overcoming conflict at the local level.
22 May 2013 –The Empowerment Center for Women (ECW) facilitated a meeting of five sectorial entities attended by the government officials, religious scholars, youth, women, civil society representatives and members of district assemblies.
21 May 2013-The Minister of Finance, Hazarat Omar Zakhilwal inaugurated the new building for the custom and two hotels for the traders at Sher Khan Border area of Kunduz.
20 May 2013 - The main road from Bamyan to Kabul through Maidan wardak province was blocked at Hajigag pass because of heavy snowfall this winter, the road was cleared by local communities and opened for traffic after eight months.
20 May 2013 – A two-phased water supply project to provide clean potable water for Aybak City started in Samangan.
20 May 2013 - Civil society activists have expressed concerns over increasing influence of some powerful people on the judicial institutions.
19 May 2013: Journalists in eastern provinces have expressed concerned over their safety and financial sustainability on a self-sufficient way in the decade of transformation in Afghanistan from 2014 to 2024.