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8650 Families Gain Access to Potable Water

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uplietff-project-2During a recent visit to Herat province, H.E. Eng. Nasir Ahmad Durrani, the Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), inaugurated eight utility projects and handed it over to the people in Enjil, Zindajan, Guzara and Pashtoon Zarghon districts.

These development projects include the extension of water supply networks, excavation of wells along with installation of hand pumps, repairing of 160 deactivate water wells, construction of a water reservoir, 53 latrines, protective walls and provision of 90 hand pumps. Approximately, 8650 families in various communities have benefited from these development projects.

The projects have been completed at a budget of AFN 20 million and 447 thousand by the Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (Ru-WatSIP/MRRD).