Kabul (BNA) The contracts for construction of residential buildings within ‘Qatar Residential Complex’ was signed in the presence of the leadership of the Ministry of Urban Development and Land (MUDL) between the Al-Gharrafa Charity Foundation and construction companies during a ceremony at the Kabul Serena Hotel here yesterday.
The construction of the Qatar Residential Complex would cost USD 110 million which would be paid and financed by the Al-Gharrafa Foundation, the MUDL in a statement said.
At the beginning of the ceremony, executive director of Al-Gharrafa foundation, expressed his gratitude for the immediate cooperation of the Ministry of Urban Development and Lands in transferring the required land and arranging a detailed plan for the construction of the township and pledged to implement the project at the earliest time, the statement added.
Subsequently, the Minister of Urban Development and Lands, Mahmoud Karzai, called the construction of the township a commitment of the government leadership to provide houses to the people in need, adding that the Ministry of Urban Development and Lands in coordination with Al-Gharrafa Foundation will spare no efforts to implement this important project.
Meanwhile, the Minister of Urban Development and Lands said that government was ready to provide lands for the foundation, anywhere in Afghansitan for their investments.
Similarly, the Ministers of Economy and Hajj and Religious Affairs thanked Al-Gharrafa Charity Foundation for this project, emphasizing the economic importance of the project and called the role of the Ministry of Urban Development and Lands vital in the construction of the Qatar Residential Complex.
Recently, Aziz Ahmad Golestani, Deputy Minister of Urban Development and Lands, while providing detailed information on the construction of the Qatar Residential Complex, called the implementation of the project a practical step towards the effective use of government lands.
Qatar Residential Complex would be built in a total area of 32 acres of land including 8 blocks of 12 residential floors with 768 residential units, 3 commercial blocks of 7 floors, a mosque, two male and female schools, an orphanage and two commercial centers of 5 floors in the fifth district of Kabul.