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PublishDate: Monday, September 25, 2017 12:00

CEO Launches New Solar Power Project In Kandahar

AVA- A major solar power project, expected to generate 10 megawatts of electricity was launched on Sunday in Kandahar’s Daman district.

Speaking at the event, CEO Abdullah Abdullah said with this project, most of Kandahar’s power problems will be resolved and that this will also create jobs for locals. 

Abdullah said the National Unity Government (NUG) is committed to addressing challenges faced by the private sector, investors and traders.

The solar power project will cost $19 million USD and will be paid for by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), an Indian company named Dynasty and the contractor companies.

Out of $19 million USD, the contractor companies will pay nine millions.

This is the first solar power project in the province and it will supply Kandahar’s city and industrial parks with elec

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