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Salma dam to be completed in 9 months: Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water

During his visit to Salma Dam in Herat province, Energy and Water Minister Mohammad Ismail Khan said work on the project would be completed in the next 9 months. He said more than 75% of the project has been completed

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Afghan government’s efforts to manage water resources

President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday that only Afghans can resolve the issue of water management in the country. Attended by President Karzai, country’s ministers and international experts, the Third National Conference on Water Resources Development and Management in Afghanistan was

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Germany to fund wind power plans in Afghanistan

The German government has pledged to provide financial aid for the establishment of wind power plans in Afghanistan. An agreement has been signed for this matter between Afghan Minister of Energy and Water Mohammad Ismail Khan and Germany’s David Hanckock,

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Power sub-station opened in Kunduz province

An electricity sub-station, constructed at a cost of USD 18mn, was inaugurated in Imam shahib district of northern Kunduz province. Funded by the Asian Bank, the sub-station would control and distribute 16 megawatt electricity imported from Tajikistan. The project was

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Jawzjan’s representative abstains from the parliament until the demands of his people are met

Dr. Inayatullah Farahmand, Representative of Jawzjan, has been absent in the Parliament since the past week and has said he would continue to abstain until the problems of his people in Jawzjan are solved. According to Dr. Farahmand, the government

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Water and Energy Minister wins trust of the parliament

Water and Energy Minister Mohammad Ismail Khan won vote confidence of the parliamentarians, with only 32 out of 174 MPs voting against him. Minister Khan was summoned by the lawmakers for his public statement of distributing weapons and establishing the

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Energy and Water Minister Impeachment scheduled for Monday

Over 50% of the House of Representatives have voted in favor of the removal of Mohammad Ismail Khan, the Minister of Energy and Water. “Fifty-five MPs sent their signatures to the Administrative Office. The subject was discussed in a meeting…

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Shah wa Aros dam to be reconstructed in two years

Ministry of Energy and Water reported on the reconstruction of water dams in various regions of Afghanistan, as concerns about lack of water in the country are rising. Energy and Water Minister Mohammad Ismail Khan said during his visit to

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Minister Ismail Khan’s Stance on Kajaki Dam construction rejected

Earlier this week, Afghan Energy and Water Minister Mohammad Ismail Khan was summoned by the Upper House of the Parliament to provide an explanation for the failure in completing the construction of major dams in Afghanistan. Minister Ismail Khan linked

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Building of Dam and Zone Construction of Amu River in Kunduz

Minister of Energy and Water Mohammad Ismail Khan during his visit to Kunduz province entrusted the operation of two EU-funded construction projects to the people. “Water dam in the district of Khan Abad with a cost of 12m Euros and

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Baghlan’s Kilagai Dam soon to be made: Minister of Water and Energy

Minister of Energy and Water Mohammad Ismail Khan in his periodic trip to seven Northern provinces traveled to Baghlan province and met with officials from the province. Ismail Khan said in a conference, “the construction of Kilagi Dam is one

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Germany to reconstruct Pul-e-Khumri dam

Germany has pledged to rebuild the 40 year old power dam in Pul-e-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, in the near future. Minister of Energy and Water Mohammad Ismail Khan said that the work on the dam would start

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Water & energy sector in critical situation

A shortage water reservoirs and sharing of the precious, but depleting, resource with neighbours have created a critical situation for the country’s water and energy sector. At a ceremony marking International Water Day in Kabul, Water and Energy Minister Mohammad

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Water & energy sector in critical situation

A shortage water reservoirs and sharing of the precious, but depleting, resource with neighbours have created a critical situation for the country’s water and energy sector. At a ceremony marking International Water Day in Kabul, Water and Energy Minister Mohammad

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