Electricity To Come To Thousands In Eastern Afghanistan

According to a Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) report published yesterday, thousands of families living in the eastern provinces of Nangarhar and Laghman will have electricity by this coming March.

Mohibur Rahman Momand, the Nangarhar Water and Energy Director announced at a press conference on Tuesday that sixty percent of the work on the Ghochako substation, in Surkhrod district, has already been completed. According to the PAN report, he also stated that the remaining forty percent of the work will be completed by December, and that transmission lines will be extended from Kherokhel to Jalalabad. Momand also said that there has been an increase of six megawatts in the capacity to produce power at the Daronta Dam, which supplies electricity to the residents of Jalalabad, from 9pm to 11pm.

Finally, the report added that the Laghman Power Department Manager said electricity will be supplied 24 hours a day to all the villages of Qarghayee district and Mehtarlam thanks to the installation of 13 new transformers.

November 2, 2011 В· admin В· One Comment
Posted in: Reconstruction and Development

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  1. Salley - November 6, 2011

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