Special Reports

FAIZABAD (PAN): The northeastern Badakhshan province has large scale natural resources particularly the locality is rich in azure and ruby stones, which need to be extracted in a professional and legal way.
Badakhshan is a mountainous province bordering China, Pakistan and Tajikistan. Provincial mines department officials said as many as 16 mines had been explored so far where thousands of working had been working.

FAIZABAD (PAN): Long known as one of the peaceful provinces of the country, some districts of the volatile Badakhshan have now been experiencing insecurity and lawlessness due to heavy presence of militants.
Local authority said insurgents had heavy presence in Warduj, Jurm, Daraim, Orgu, Tagab and Kiran-u-Manjan districts, insisting the security forces had thwarted militants’ activities of sabotaging the peace in the province.

FAIZABAD (PAN): The vital education elsehwere in Badakhshan is facing mutliple hurldles with most of the schools have no buildings facilities.
However, strength of the students are increasing with every educational session. Due to lack of building of schools, students are forced to study under the open sky.
Badakhshan Governor Shah Walli-ul-Lah Adib says buildings of more than hundreds schools have been constructed during the three years following assistance extended by the private sector.

FAIZABAD (PAN): Hundreds of development projects such as pavement of Faizabad- Kishm Road are one of the biggest projects, which have been implemented in Badakhshan province over the few past years.
Abdul Maruf Rasikh, spokesperson of Badakhshan governor says that the main developments projects in Badakhshan include construction of roads, dams, supply of drinking water, solar electricity, clinics, retaining walls and construction of school buildings.

FAIZABAD (PAN): The people of the volatile Badakhshan have expressed satisfaction over implementation of development projects in the province but the farmers’ community complained about the dilapidated condition of roads. 
Badakhshan is one of the boarder provinces of the northeast, sharing borders with Pakistan, China and Tajikistan.
Agriculture authorities said 80% people’s life and economy depend on agriculture and livestock and in the past few years government paid more attention to develop the sectors.