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22 Nov 2005 description

Kabul, 22 November 2005 - The director of UN-HABITAT's Regional Office for Asia Pacific, Mr. Madhab Mathema on Monday told a news conference in Kabul that UN-HABITAT was forging ahead with a new human security project aimed at upgrading informal settlements in the three Afghan cities of Kandahar, Mazar, and Jalalabad.

According to the director, UN-HABITAT has been working in Afghanistan for the last 18 years. "As a matter of fact we returned to Afghanistan in 1981 when we started projects in Mazar and Kandahar.