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Jawzjan Electricity Problem to be solved soon

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Jawzjan Electricity Problem to be solved soon

The power extension project from Turkmenistan to northern Afghanistan will benefit half million resident of Jawzjan province.

The project would a 400km area of Turkmenistan and 46km in the Andkhoi district of Faryab province, with 800 Mw power substation to be built in Andkhoi.

As a result, Sar-e-Pul, Faryab, Balkh and Samangan provinces will be supplied with electricity.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded project will cost $225 million, according to Water and Eenergy Minister Mohammad Khan, who explained $25 million would be spent on modernising Jawzjan’s electricity system and $200 million on power extension from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan.

The project would be completed in 2013.

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