India provides $2.87mn to support Kabul’s transport system

by Wadsam | November 27, 2017 7:05 pm

India provides USD 2.87mn to Afghanistan for repairing of 350 buses that will help in strengthening the public transport system of Kabul.

An MoU to that effect was signed between Afghan Transport Minister Hameed Tahmasi and Indian ambassador to Afghanistan, Manpreet Vohra in the Indian Embassy in Kabul.

“The 350 buses are expected to be operational by end of 2018,” the statement, tweeted by the Ministry of External Affairs, said.

The statement from the Ministry said: “The Assistance would be used to procure spare parts for M/s Milli Bus Enterprise for refurbishment of 350 previous supplied buses under GoI assistance.”

India has invested over USD 2bn in various reconstruction and infrastructure projects in Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban.

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