Uzbekistan Pledges $45mn to Support Afghanistan’s Power Transmission Project

by Wadsam | July 2, 2019 12:14 am

In a meeting with CEO Abdullah Abdullah in Mazar-e-Sharif on Monday, Uzbekistan’s Prime Minister Abdullah Airpov pledges to provide $45 million for a power transmission project.

The 200-kilometer long power transmission line runs from Sarkhan in Uzbekistan to Pul-e-Khumri in Baghlan.

The total cost of the project is $110 million and Uzbekistan has pledged to provide $45 million to support the project.

The two sides discussed mutual economic relations and agreed to boost the trade volume.

CEO Abdullah Abdullah said Afghanistan was committed to creating investment opportunities for Uzbekistan and hoped for same commitment from Uzbekistan.

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