India Funds Projects Worth $4mn in Balkh

by Wadsam | June 20, 2018 11:29 am

The foundation stones for two major  projects worth around  $4 million were laid in northern Balkh province by Indian ambassador to Afghanistan on Wednesday. 

The projects were a standard cricket ground and construction of 8.2 kilometers of road in Mazar-e-Sharif city, the provincial capital of Balkh. 

Addressing the ceremony, the provincial governor of Balkh province, Ishaq Rahgozar, said the two projects will be completed over a period of one year.

India has emerged as an important player in the ongoing reconstruction and development program of Afghanistan and has invested over $2 billion in various reconstruction and infrastructure projects.

Some of their major contributors include construction of the Salma Dam, the new Afghan parliament building and their Zaranj-Delaram highway. 

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