By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:08/10/2018
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): A female Wolesi Jirga hopeful on Monday succumbed to the wounds she suffered in a traffic accident in northwestern Badghis province, an official said. Haji Bahauddin Qadesi, a member... Read More
By: Painda Hikmat , Date:28/10/2015
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The new governor on Wednesday said the central government had ignored northwestern Badghis province with regard to reconstruction and development activities over the past 14 years. Ta... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:20/10/2015
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): Wheat production in northwestern Badghis province has increased by 61 percent, compared with last year’s yields, an official said on Tuesday. The total yield this year was 78,517 tonn... Read More

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QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Rejecting officials’ view point, residents of some districts in Badghis said rehabilitation projects in the province could not be implemented as per their expectations.  
Officials of the province said record rehabilitation work had been done during the last decade elsewhere in Kunduz.
Engineer Saeed, assistant head of provincial rural development in his chat told Pajhwok Afghan News five schemes had been launched to keep forward the rehabilitation program in the province.

QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Though economy of residents of western Badghis province depends on agriculture and livestock, locals complain of absence of market to promote their agro products.
Locals said growing insecurity had negatively hit their economy.
Hafizullah Banish, director agriculture, irrigation and livestock department said economy of the residents depended on agriculture and livestock.
Talking to Pajhwok Afghan News, he said residents had large number of domestic animals as compared to the past, but their low prices negatively hit their owners.

QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Badghis officials said heavy presence of Taliban could still be noticed but their capability to launch large scale attack had been reduced.
Taliban had active presence in Bala Murhab and Jawand districts while the rests five administrative units including the provincial capital of Badghis province were comparatively secure.    

QALA-i-NAW (PAN): Education process is moving ahead with tandem but the main problem hampering progress of the vital sector is lack of competent and professional teaching staff.
Zia-ul-Haq Waseeq, provincial education department head told Pajhwok Afghan News the province had a total of 435 schools with none of them was closed. Outlining details of education activities in the area under his jurisdiction, Waseeq said there were 15 Madrassas including a seminary in the province along with vocational schools in provincial capital, Balamurghab and Qadis districts.  

QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Residents of a number of districts of Badghis province have expressed their mixed opinions with regard of decade’s old wars and the future of their country.
Pajhwok Afghan News has interviewed residents of the capital and districts of Badghis to know their view point in line with their country’s future.
A resident of the capital city: Potable water is our long-standing demand:

QALA-i-Now (PAN): A number of residents in Badghissaid major problems being faced by the residents included absence of health facilities, construction of university and airfield.
Abdullah Durani, a civil society activist and resident of provincial capital said the province was underdeveloped and needed accelerated steps for the development of the neglected part of the country.

HERAT CITY (PAN): Growing insecurity, lack of potable water, deteriorated health and education sector and dilapidated condition of roads were among major problems of Badghis residents.
Mohammad Mashal, a resident of Qala-i-now, the provincial capital said there were enormous problems of the people but lack of potable water was the major one.


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