By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:27/02/2019
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): A number of women in western Ghor province say they fear the ongoing peace negotiations with the Taliban could lead to a retreat from achievements of the past two de... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:11/02/2019
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): A young woman has opened a restaurant in western Ghor province and created jobs for another 10 women in Lal wa Sar Jangal district of the province challenging gender-based dis... Read More
By: Muhammad Hassan Hakimi , Date:17/12/2015
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Construction work on a school in a far-flung area of western Ghor province has been completed, benefitting 600 students, an official said on Thursday. The school, constructed on two acres of lan... Read More

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CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Three big rivers flow through the province but authorities miserably failed to construct water reservoirs in Ghor province where 90% of its economy depends on agriculture and livestock.
In addition, weaving carpets by women folk as well as trade and commerce are other economic activities flourish in the province.
 
The residents of Ghor fulfill their economic needs from Herat province as their roads were in dilapidated conditions.
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CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Three election officials were injured when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in western Ghor province, an official said on Monday.

CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): The residents of Ghor province say they are even deprived of basic necessities of life and facing multi-faceted problems. 
The dilapidated condition of roads with special reference Ghor- Herat and Ghor-Bamyan highways, nonexistence of electricity, limited health facilities and influence of war lords in the province have made lives of the people miserable, he added.
Mulla Abdul Karim, a resident of Chaghcharan told Pajhwok Afghan News the existence of problems in the province made everyone confused.

KABUL (PAN): People of the volatile Ghor demand early construction of roads and highways, supply of electricity and development of the vital education sector in the province.
Muhammad Ibrahim 29, hailing from the Ghor province said the major demand of the people of his province was construction of highways and roads.
Talking to Pajhwok Afghan News, he said government officials had been talking to pave Ghor- Maidan city and Ghor- Herat roads but no practical steps could be taken to address the long standing demand of the people.

The eastern Ghor is considered among the backward provinces of the country. It has 14 provincial council members with four of them are female members.
Following report contains views of individuals from different walks of life about upcoming presidential and provincial council elections in the country.
A driver: Free and fair elections are not possible in Ghor:

Several government and private sector print as well as electronic media flourish in the volatile Ghor province during the last decade.
1-      Radio Adalat Ghag:
 
Founded in 2004 by inter news, the Radio Adalat Ghag is one of the emerging media outlets in the province with three hours broadcasting daily.
Its transmissions can be received in provincial capital Chaghcharan and its surroundings. It has ten employees headed by Ali Zafar Tahiri.
Contact No: 0796269761
  

1-      Shansab Institute and Council of Ghor People:
Founded by Ghulam Rabani Hadafmand in 2011 in Ghor province, the institute strives to promote social and cultural activities in the province.
Contact No: 0797244300
E-mail: hadafmand@gmail.com
 
2-      Ghor Foundation of Educated Youth:
Founded in 2005 by Fazal Haq Fayiq, the foundation aims to work for the development of cultural and social activities.
Contact No: 0799565585

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