Friday, Apr 28, 2017

‘Govt distributing private land among employees’

KHOST (AIP): Some residents of Paktia province on Tuesday staged a protest rally against government decision of distributing private to physically challenged people and government employees.
Around 200 protesters blocked Khost-Gardez road near the 203rd Thunder Corps of ANA and chanted slogans against the government. They said the land being distributed by the government among disabled and government was property of the people and they had valid deeds and other ownership document of around 4000 jerb of land.
The protesters also show the land ownership documents to the media.
Spokesman of Paktia governor told AIP that concerned departments would check the land ownership documents before taking further steps.
The township on the land located in the Bunozai area of Gardez, capital of Paktia province, was opened around 10 years ago but formal work was started two days back.
Meanwhile, the residents of Qarabagh district of Kabul province rallied against the sacking of several residents from government jobs.
The protesters blocked the Kabul-North highway for traffic.

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