The Kabul municipality signed four contracts with a private firm to improve urban services amid deteriorating condition of the capital city the country with an unprecedented growth in population during the recent years.
The contracts were signed with Lebanese firm, Khateeb and Alami, in the presence of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.
Acting Kabul mayor Abdullah Habibzai said the implementation of the projects would help improve urban services in the capital city besides providing job opportunities for almost a hundred thousand people.
The contracts will mainly focus on arrangement of transportation services, establishment of bridges and roads, cleaning and maintenance of Kabul river, design and supervision of projects, and supervision of the construction of high rise buildings.
Kabul is home to nearly 6 million people who have mainly shifted to the city following the fall of the Taliban regime.