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World Bank to fund electric dam project on Kunar River

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World Bank to fund electric dam project on Kunar River

kunar riverThe World Bank has pledged to finance construction of an electric dam project on Kunar River, said Ministry of Water and Energy officials.

The project has the capacity to produce 1200MW of electricity and generate employment opportunities to many Afghans.

“The dam will undoubtedly meet the electricity needs of the country and will secure the area,” said Minister of Water and Energy Mohammad Ismail Khan.

Meanwhile, the Ministry also announced the construction of a small dam in Parande region of Panjshir province that has been awarded to a private company.

The dam will have a capacity of producing 4MW.



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