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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Situated in western part of the country, Ghor province is surrounded by Herat, Daikundi, Faryab, Farah and Jawzjan provinces.
No official survey has been conducted so far to estimate the volume of natural resources in the mountainous province, but local officials and residents believe huge deposits of metallic and non-metallic minerals are available in Ghor.

FEROZKOH/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Heavy snowfalls blocked roads in many districts of Ghor and Faryab provinces causing a sharp rise in prices of food items and other commodities, officials said on Tuesday.
Eng. Khalil Noor, director public works department in western Ghor, said the snowfall started Monday morning, disconnecting roads between Tolak, Dawlina, Shahrak, Saghar, Teora and Pasaband districts with the provincial capital.

FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): A recent survey shows corruption has drastically increased in some government departments of western Ghor province.
Conducted by a strategic planning team, the survey carried out in Firozkoh, the provincial capital, Lal wa Sarjangal, Dawlat Yar and Dolina districts took 45 days to complete. It ranks Ghor first in administrative corruption.  
Representatives from the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG), civil society groups, provincial councils and local councils took part in the survey as part of the team.

FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Residents on Tuesday complained about a shortage of doctors and medical practitioners at government hospitals and overall poor health services in western Ghor province.
Four patients, sharing a single bed, were treated by doctors at the main hospital, residents said, adding it had been a normal practice for years. The building of Ghor Civil Hospital was constructed some 50 years ago.

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By: Pajhwok R... , Date:27/02/2019

Peace talks: Ghor women fear retreat on their rights

FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): A number of women in western Ghor prov... Read More

Violations

Commanders forcibly collecting voter cards
By: Muhammad H... , Date:01/04/2014

Commanders forcibly collecting voter cards

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Provincial Council

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Pasaband residents...

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Parliament

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Jobless Ghor youth ponder swelling Taliban’s ranks

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Campaign

Abdullah to build Kabul-Herat highway if elected
By: Abdullah to build Ka... , Date:11/06/2014

Abdullah to build Kabul-Herat highway if elected

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