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Indian firm to start initial work on 22 dams

Indian firm to start initial work on 22 dams

Sep 07, 2011 - 21:21

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): The Ministry of Water and Energy signed an agreement with an Indian firm for initial work on 22 medium and small dams, the minister said on Wednesday.

Muhammad Ismail, the acting water and energy minister, told reporters in Kabul that the Water and Power Development Consultancy Services (WAPCOS), an Indian company, would launch its work on the construction of dams in Faryab, Jawzjan, Sar-i-Pul, Samagan and Balkh provinces with support from the Worldinfo-icon Bank. He said the project was estimated to cost $ 2 million in a year.

After the initial work, the minister said, three dams would be selected for construction and $33 million had been allocated for the purpose.

The task would be completed in the stipulated period, WAPCOS chief, Shambho Azad, said.


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