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Improving Kandahar’s mapping system


Fixing house number signThe mayor of Kandahar, Mohammad Omar Omar, recently initiated a city-wide program to, firstly, name all the new streets, and, secondly, put street signs and house numbers on prominent places.

The program will improve postal delivery as well as map-creation in order to identify locations and emergency services. “We have a plan to put up nearly 72,000 street and house signs,” he explained. “We plan to have the program completed within three months,” he added.