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Insecurity Halts 100 Projects Across the Country

(Last Updated On: February 9, 2019)

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) says insecurity has affected development projects across the country and that among 6,000 projects 100 of them have not even begun.  

Isa Qudrat, the Deputy Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development said that efforts are underway to consult with the people who have challenged the projects and resolve the issue.

The Ministry, however, said that currently, 6,000 development projects were being implemented; among them, more than 100 projects have been completed which could serve seven million people in the country.

“The leadership of Rural Rehabilitation and Development Ministry make efforts to pave the ground for economic growth, develop the rural areas and reduce the level of unemployment and hunger in the country,” said Mujib-ur-Rahman Karimi, the Minister of  Rural Rehabilitation and Development.

MRRD also said that the ministry has spent 97 percent of its development budget this year which through it has provided 3.6 million working days to 100 thousand workers in the country.

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