n an exclusive interview with Radio Liberty, Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water spokesperson, Seyar Nikzad, said the construction work involves excavation for foundation, installation of electricity poles and transfer of equipment.
‘The construction of the project will take around 3 years to complete and we are optimistic that it will be completed in due time,’ said Nikzad.
Nikzad also said that the preliminary survey and the route map of the power transmission line have been completed and the equipment are ready for transfer.
Insecurity has been a major factor behind the delay in the completion of the project.
The flagship project is the first of its type, connecting Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in electricity grid.