Contract for construction of Bakhshabad dam signed

by Wadsam | June 15, 2016 2:56 pm

The contract for construction of Badakhshan Dam in western Farah province was signed today in ARG Presidential Palace in the presence of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.

The dam, with a capacity of 1,360mn cutber meter reservoir, will irrigate more than 100 hectares of agricultural land.

Governor Mohamamd Asif Nang said the irrigation would cover 5 districts and the center of Farah province.

Afghanistan earlier signed a contract for the extension of Kajaki Dam in southern Helmand province.

President Ashraf Ghani had reviewed a report by the Ministry of Energy and Water on construction of 29 large, medium and small water dams during a National Procurement Commission meeting.

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