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Pakistan: capitalising on recovery

Pakistan: capitalising on recovery

Jan 03, 2012

A cash for work program has provided flood survivors with income to aid rebuilding efforts

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About Afghanistan
  • Population: 28.1 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital and largest city: Kabul
  • Area: 652,225 sq km (251,773 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Pashto, Dari (Persian)
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 44 years (men), 44 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Afghani = 100 puls
  • Main exports: Fruit and nuts, carpets, wool, opium