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Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 13:15

CHARIKAR (PAN): The residents of central Parwan province demand of the government to explore job opportunities, disband armed groups and tackle rampant administrative corruption.
Abdul Saboor, a resident of the capital city of Charikar urged the government to ensure rule of law and merit policy in recruitment for government jobs.
Talking to Pajhwok Afghan News, he complained most of the university and school graduates were facing unemployment amid growing administrative corruption.
Stating that 90 percent population of the province has expressed dissatisfaction regarding the government and its departments’ performance, Habibullah, a resident of Sayed Khel district said youths of the province confront with multi-dimensional problems such as political, financial and mental problems. He alleged that the relevant quarters miserably failed to control the deteriorated situation.
Wahida, a resident of Salang district and student of Parwan University said authorities should ensure writ of the government and security and eliminate corruption from government departments. She complained armed groups were challenging security of the state, adding that measures should be explored to disband illegal groups. She said most of the time civilians were being killed in clashes between the security forces and militant groups.
She underlined there was dire need to respect women rights and bolster the vital education sector in larger interests of the country. Militant groups were a constant source of trouble for the civilians, said Muhammad Fahim, a of Jabalu Saraj district.
He said a day before, six civilians were killed and several others sustained injuries during an armed clash between the militants and security forces.
Abdullah, a resident of Bagram district said a large number of students with university degrees were still going through the trauma of unemployment. Abdul Muqim, another resident of Ghorband valley said the economy of the locals depend on working in their orchards.
He said most of the locals could not eke out their livelihood due to the absence of green houses and lack of market access for their fruits. He demanded of the government and the concerned departments to address the genuine problems of the residents.