AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Japanese ambassador to Afghanistan on Friday promised his country would support projects concerning rural development, agriculture and livestock sectors in eastern Nangarhar province.
Mitsuji Suzuka held out the promise during a meeting with Nangarhar Governor Gulab Mangal, a statement from the governor’s house said.
According to statement, Mangal and Suzuka talked about the political, social, economic, education and other affairs of Nangarhar.
Mangal thanked Japan for executing 41 projects in various sectors of Nangarhar, 14 schools, two roads and three clinics.
The governor said 80 percent of the returning refugee families had settled down in Nangarhar, bringing under pressure various sectors of the province.
The governor urged Japan to help his administration in rehabilitating the returnees.
The Japanese envoy pleased with director demand of assistance from the provincial government and promised to prioritize projects in areas of rural development, agriculture, livestock and energy in Nangarhar.