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France pledges USD 21mn for reconstruction projects in Kapisa

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France pledges USD 21mn for reconstruction projects in Kapisa

kapisaAn agreement was signed between Afghanistan and France whereby USD 21mn is pledged for implementation of reconstruction projects in central Kapisa province.

Addressing a press conference on Monday, Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal said the aid would go towards implementation of projects in areas of agriculture, rural rehabilitation, agriculture and power supply.

French Ambassador to Afghanistan John Michel Marlow expressed his country’s commitment to developing Kapisa province after withdrawal of foreign forces.

Zakhilwal valued French cooperation and assistance in reconstructing Afghanistan over the past years.

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