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Over 1.2m acres of state land surveyed

AT-Kabul: Afghanistan Land Authority – ARAZI – has surveyed over 1.2 acres of state-owned land through the State Land Bank in 28 provinces of the country.

A statement said the survey began on late April based on a president’s decree, and more than one million and two hundred thousand acres of land had been surveyed within the past six months.

Out of over one million acres land, 158,860 acres of it was in Kabul, 115,599 acres in Balkh, 131,799 acres in Nimruz, 59,930 acres in Paktia, 56,581 acres in Kandahar, 76,587 acres in Laghman and rest of 686,961 acres of the land had been surveyed in other 22 provinces of the country.

The State-Land Bank of the Afghanistan Land Authority was established in accordance with Article No. 10th, 11th and 12th of the Land Management Law, which aims to survey and record state-owned land and public properties under government use. The survey of state land aimed at attracting private sector investment, create jobs, increase national revenue and provide opportunities for Afghan government for proper implementation of socio-economic and national projects.

The Afghanistan Land Authority intends to survey and register two million acres of the state-owned land and public properties under government use by end of the solar year.

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