SAR-I-PUL (PAN): The residents of northern Sar-i-Pul province said they were facing immense problems because of lack of educational facilities and poor agriculture system.  
They said lack of irrigation water had badly hit the agriculture sector, leaving 50 percent agro lands uncultivated annually. They identified absence of buildings for schools, efficient teachers and textbooks were among hurdles hampering progress of the vital sector.

Sar-i-Pul residents want to participate in upcoming elections  with zeal
Located to the north of the country, Sar-i-Pul along with the provincial capital comprised seven administrative units.
Balkhab, Sancharak, Gosfandi, Sozma Qala, Sayad and Khositanat are the six districts of the province. A Pajhwok journalist while compiling the report collected the views of a number of residents of the province.
A school teacher: My son and daughters got voter cards in order to partake in the polls:

SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Sar-i-Pul residents demanded asphalting of roads and provision of electricity to the people of what they said neglected province of the country.
“The surrounding provinces enjoy broader facilities including access to electricity, potable water, graveled roads and modern education facilities but we are deprived of the services,” they added.
Sifatullah, a resident of provincial capital lamented his province had neither electricity nor asphalted roads, adding the concerned officials had a double standard approach in developing his province.