Sunday, 14 May 2017

Afghan government launches construction of a major road in northeast Badakhshan province near the Tajik border

The transit road between the districts of Baharak and Ishkashim covers 108 kilometers and is estimated to cost $98 million.
The project, financed by the Asian Development Bank, is expected to be completed in four years. During the inauguration ceremony the Minister of Public Works, Mahmud Baleegh, said that this year, 400 kilometer road projects will be launched in Badakhshan province. He added that the construction of railway between Wakhan and China will also begin this year.