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Afghanistan, Tajikistan To Build Hydro Power Plant

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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

DUSHANBE, August 4, 2007 — The press service of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon says Tajikistan and Afghanistan will jointly build a 1,000-megawatt hydro-power plant on the Pyandzh river.

The announcement came after talks between Rahmon and Afghan Energy Minister Ismail Khan, who arrived in Tajikistan on Friday (August 3). The project is expected to be funded by the Asian Development Bank, the Islamic Development Bank, the World Bank, and donor nations involved in Afghanistan’s reconstruction.

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Written by afghandevnews

August 4, 2007 at 5:32 am

Posted in Development

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