Largest bridge built over Ghorband River in Parwan Province

by Wadsam | March 28, 2013 4:27 am

parwan bridge[1]A 119m bridge has been built over Ghorband River in Sayed Khail District of Parwan Province at a total cost of USD 43mn, said Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development officials.

Addressing the inaugural ceremony on Wednesday, Rural Rehabilitation and Development Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak said the project was implemented with financial collaboration from the World Bank.

Work on the project was initiated in 1390 and completed in 1391. According to the officials, the bridge is the largest bridge in Parwan Province.

Minister Barmak said the bridge, connecting Kapisa Province with Charikar city of Parwan, has resolved the transportation issue of the dwellers.

The Ministry has undertaken 45 uplift projects in Parwan Province in the past few years, added Minister Barmak.

The projects are awarded to local construction firms that have enabled to generate employment opportunities to thousands of Parwan residents.

“The Ministry has planned to launch 300 development projects in Parwan at a cost of USD 15mn,” said Minister Barmak.

Parwan province is considered to be one of the safest places of Afghanistan.

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