Throughout its course from its confluence with the Arghandab to the ford of Chahar Burjak, where it bends northward, the Helmund valley is a narrow green belt of fertility sunk in the midst of a wide alluvial desert, with many thriving villages interspersed amongst the remains of ancient cities, relics of Kaiani rule.
We'll stop the destruction of green belt I mentioned earlier.
Page 23 Monitoring 9 Percent of Green Belt land area not built-up.
defined by a green belt boundary which is set for the next 30 years.
The proposed deletions from the existing Green Belt only total some 4 hectares and thus will not diminish its strategic value.