English | دری

Afghanistan, China sign $204.9mn road construction deal

in Afghan Business

Afghanistan, China sign $204.9mn road construction deal

Afghanistan awarded the Dara-e-Suf to Yakawlang road project to a Chinese firm after its bid of USD 204.9mn was approved by the Afghan government.

An agreement to that effect was signed by Afghan Public Works Minister Mahmoud Baligh in the presence of Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday.

The signing ceremony was also attended by the head of the Asian Development Bank and some other high level government officials in ARG Palace.

According to Minister Baligh, the Chinese firm and a Turkish firm had participated in the bidding process.

“The contract was awarded to the Chinese firm after it completed all the stand norms and conditions for the project by offering the lowest bid that reduced the construction cost by almost USD 50mn ,” said Baligh.

The head of the Chinese construction company promise to continue to support Afghanistan in its construction process.

Meanwhile, Director of the Asian Development Bank in Afghanistan, Thomas Panella, said the project was integral for internal transport in Afghanistan.

The head of the Chinese construction firm promised continued support to Afghanistan and the award of the contract to their company is the first step to participate in the reconstruction of the country.



Related Articles

One of the world’s largest off-grid solar power systems to be built in Bamyan

Funded by New Zealand, one of the world’s largest off-grid solar power systems is going to be built in central

USAID provides USD 275,000 worth of equipment for Afghan Kankor exam reforms

United States Ambassador P. Michael McKinley, on behalf of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), presented the Afghan

Development of Afghanistan’s first privately financed power plant

International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, is welcoming the signing of a Heads of Terms agreement

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*