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ADB Donates $30mn for Reconstruction of Kabul-Kandahar Highway



(MENAFN - Wadsam) Ministry of Public Works announced $30 million donation from the Asian Development Bank for reconstruction and preservation of Kabul-Kandahar highway.

According to the ministry officials, more than 8000 kilometers of roads have been asphalted over the course of one and a half decade; however, but due to wars , low quality of asphalt and poor preservation measures the government has spent millions of dollars for reconstruction and repair of highways .

Mehdi Rohani, spokesman for the Public Works Ministry, said that the first part of this project includes reconstruction of 34 kilometers Kabul-Kandahar highway. The second part, for which the contract is finalized, includes 40 kilometers road and the 3rd part of this project involves construction of Ghazni-Kandahar road, which will start after the completion of the procurement process .

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ADB Donates $30mn for Reconstruction of Kabul-Kandahar Highway

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