Sheberghan


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Sheberghan

 

a city in northern Afghanistan, located at an oasis. Administrative centre of Jozjan Province. Population, 56,500 (1970). Sheberghan is a center for raising karakul sheep. There is rug making in the city. Some of the natural gas that is extracted near Sheberghan is sent by pipeline to the USSR.

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He further informed that a body of a woman was found stuffed in a bag at Afghan-Gas Enterprise Blocks in Sheberghan city of Jowzjan province.
This will include the construction of over 300 kilometers (km) of a 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line connecting Sheberghan to Dashte Alwan and over 60 km of a 220 kV line from Andkhoy to Sheberghan.
e) Complete the feasibility study and commence the detail design and construction of the Sheberghan - Maimane - Qala e Now - Kushk (472 km)
Jawzjan province with Sheberghan as its capital 390 km North of Kabul is among relatively restive Afghan provinces where Taliban and ISIL terrorist groups are active, often carrying out attacks against the security forces.
The ring road connects Afghanistan's major regional centers like Heart, Kandahar, Maimana, Mazare-Sharif, Sheberghan and Kabul.
This will include the construction of over 300km of a 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line connecting Sheberghan to Dashte Alwan, and over 60km of a 220kV line from Andkhoy to Sheberghan.
Guests at his headquarters in Sheberghan, the capital of Jowzjan, are greeted by two-by-three metre portraits of the general hung on the walls, as well as smaller versions on patches stitched onto the shoulders of his personal guard.
86 million feasibility study to expand the existing rail line from Mazar-e-Sharif through Sheberghan and Andkhoy to Aqina.
3 billion will be built in the Sheberghan city of the northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.
Mohammad Nabi, 27, from Sheberghan city in Jawzjan province, was born blind.
It provided one-month food rations and household items for nearly 14,000 people displaced by conflict or natural disaster; briefed thousands of weapon bearers, political authorities, community elders, religious leaders, members of civil society and people receiving aid on the mandate and work of the ICRC; maintained its support for Mirwais and Sheberghan hospitals, which admitted nearly 15,000 inpatients.
SHEBERGHAN -- A member of the Junbish-i-Milli and his son were killed when unknown gunmen opened fire on them in Faryab province yesterday, an official said on Sunday (December 23).