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3 Balkh DDAs receive meeting hall equipment

3 Balkh DDAs receive meeting hall equipment

Sep 15, 2017 - 15:14

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Three District Development Assemblies (DDAs) in northern Balkh province have received meeting hall equipment from a German organisation.

The German Cooperation with Afghanistaninfo-icon said the equipment included sound systems, power generators, digital cameras, heaters andother necessary items.

The Department of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (DRRD) provided the equipment woth a million afghanis, supported by the Afghan-German Cooperation.

At the handover ceremony, Balkh DRRD Director Abdul Baset Ainisaid: “The new equipment enables the three DDAs to hold community meetings independently.

"This is a big step towards self-reliance. I would like to thank the Afghan-German Cooperation for supporting this community project,” he added.

A representative of Balkh district’s local government, Sayed Qasim said: “The DDAs will now become more active in terms of holding events as they do not require support with renting equipment from civil societyinfo-icon organisations (CSOs) or donors anymore.”



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