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President Ghani inaugurates key highway, airport in Bamyan

President Ghani inaugurates key highway, airport in Bamyan

Aug 29, 2016 - 12:27

BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani arrived on Monday in central Bamyan province to inaugurate the main provincial airport and the Maidan Shahr-Bamyan highway.

Vice-President Sarwar Danish, Deputy Chief Executive OfficerMohammad Mohaqiq, some cabinet members and foreign diplomats have also reached Bamyan City.

The president inaugurated the Maidan Shahr-Bamyan highway after his arrival here. He is also due to open Bamyan Airport, where he will deliver a speech a few hours later.

Meanwhile, a number of civil societyinfo-icon activists in Bamyan staged a protest, demanding a change in the TUTAP power project route from Salang Passinfo-icon to Bamyan province.

One of the protestors, Hussain Dad Ahmadi claimed Afghan forces prevented them from staging the demonstration and detained a number of people who planned the protest.



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