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Work begins on the construction of Taluqan River’s embankments

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Work begins on the construction of Taluqan River’s embankments

taloqan riverConstruction of a 7Km and a 6Km embankment of Taloqan River commenced on Monday, informed local officials of Takhar province.

Funded by the German government, the embankments cost USD 450mn.

According to the Head of Takhar Irrigation Department Eng. Muhammad Salam Akbari, the project will be completed within six months.

Situated in the north of Afghanistan, Takhar has seen the implementation of many uplift projects in the past few years.

River overflows causing floods in residential areas and lack of protective walls are the main problems of Takhar residents.

Eng. Akbari said the project would generate employment opportunities to 500 people and would protect more than 10,000 residents from the threat of flood.



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