Power being extended to thousands of Kabul families
KABUL (Pajhwok): Thousands of families would find access to electricity in this central capital with the completion of a 220KW transmission line project, the power utility said on Saturday.
The lines are being extended to the Arghandi and Chamtali areas west of Kabul, Da Afghanistan Brishna Shirkat said in a statement.
Work on stretching the 20 kilometres lines was formally launched on Saturday, the statement said.
It added the project would be completed in 18 months by KEC, a private power supply company.
The scheme would benefit more than 80,000 families in the two areas.
The statement said the project would cost $19.6 being provided by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the lines would connect power sub-stations in the two areas to each other.
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