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Kabul housing development offers hope

Project offering 10,000 modern apartments being used as example of how country can move forward on its own.

Last updated: 22 Apr 2014 11:44
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As Afghanistan tries to wean itself off foreign aid, one housing development is being used as an example of how the country can move forward on its own.

In all the project will provide 10,000 modern apartments, a mixture of private and government subsidised, but it still has many challenges ahead,

Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Kabul.

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