Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

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Fragmented Management Brings Poor Infrastructure

Dear Editor,
Major highways linking three main largest cities of Afghanistan – Kabul, Kandahar and Herat successfully reconstructed under "Afghanistan Road Initiative" in 2002 which has made commuting quicker and comfortable in above mentioned routes. This accomplished task is an obvious sign of development and stability in the country. However the level of development can be estimated if we view the major routes in Kabul city and its back street.

Let's ignore the back streets for a while, there are many crowded roads have been under construction from long period of time but still remained incomplete which resulting huge public frustration, especially in rush hours in Kabul city makes the sky dark of black and thick smoke.

In addition to frustration due to huge traffic jamming, it's causing huge health problems suffering travelers, pedestrians and bystanders' digestive and breathing system. I request the highway authorities not to destroy roads constructed in the past until you are unable to draw a timely dead line completing road constructions which is a very significant milestone to allow and improve economic growth, security, and political integration, like Kota Sang-e- the heart of Kabul city where early in the morning and in the afternoon due thick dust, one hardly can breathe.

Otherwise refurnishing main highways which are entirely initiated to ease military logistics transportation is not development. Above all, talking on behalf of myself and on behalf of the public that please make an affective step towards road reconstruction in Kabul city, like Kota Sang-e- and don't operate the roads until you are coming with an exact deadline of completion.
Yours Truly
Mohammad Nasim Yazdani
Taimani, Kabul