KANDAHAR, Oct. 30 – A three-story building constructed by the Red Crescent for the homeless families in Aino town of Kandahar at a cost of 61 million Afghanis was constructed and opened by Kandahar Governor Haji Mohammad Yusuf Wafa before at noon hours today in the presence of Nooruddin Turabi, Deputy Director General of the Afghan Red Crescent Society, Ahmad Javed Nekzad, Head of the Red Crescent Society in the Southwest, Red Crescent Society officials and staff in Kandahar, heads of several departments, elders, tribal elders and youth.
At the opening ceremony, Ahmad Javed Nekzad, head of the Red Crescent Society in the southwestern province, said that the Red Crescent had started work on the three-storey building for 24 homeless families two and a half years ago at a cost of 3 million afghanis. He said that there are eight blocks on each floor of the building, with two rooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen in each block.
Afterwards, the Governor of Kandahar, Haji Mohammad Yusuf Wafa, thanked the officials of the Afghan Red Crescent Society, who have always reached out to the poor and provided them with timely assistance in various fields.
At the end of his speech, the Governor of Kandahar assured the officials of the Afghan Red Crescent Society on behalf of the provincial administration of any kind of cooperation, adding that it is the priority of the provincial administration to reach out to the poor as soon as possible.