The scheme will be rolled out around Afghanistan's major towns and cities and employ 40,000 men in the capital alone, the Taliban's chief spokesman said at a press conference in southern Kabul.
The two-month program will see 11,600 tons of wheat distributed in the capital, with about 55,000 tons elsewhere in the country, including Herat, Jalalabad, Kandahar, Mazar-i-Sharif, and Pol-i-Khomri.
Work for the laborers in Kabul will include digging water channels and catchment terraces for snow in the hills to combat drought.
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