Taliban Signs Contract For Completion of 500 KV Electricity Transmission

Wednesday, 11/15/2023

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) and the private company "Afghan Invest" have signed the contract for completion of 500 KV Sheberghan-Dashte Alwan electricity transmission project and enhance the development of the Dashte Alwan substation.

The Taliban said that the total value of the contract is USD 36 million.

According to Bakhtar news agency, the contract was signed on Wednesday, in the presence of Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban’s deputy prime minister for economic affairs.

The Taliban said that this project will be completed in the next two years.

Baradar stated that in this project, aside from enhancing Afghanistan's industry, DABS will benefit monetarily.

According to a statement from Mullah Baradar's office, Afghan Invest company is set to complete the 500 KV power line project between Sheberghan and Dashte Alwan, spanning over 305 kilometers, within the next two years.

The Taliban stated that approximately 76 percent of the project has been completed, and Afghan Invest is tasked with finishing the remaining 23 percent of the work.

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