July 19, 2013 Round Up: Good News Reports from Afghan Media

Yesterday construction started on a road from Pul-e-Sokhta to the Darulaman area in the sixth precinct of Kabul. The project will cost $11 million and will be funded by Turkey. It is expected to be completed in 10 months. – Ariana News

South Korea signed an agreement with Afghanistan’s Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MoTCA) on Monday to support the building of an efficient transport system for Kabul city. The project will start post-2014 and is estimated to cost $1 billion. – Tolo News

Two power transformers were inaugurated in Kabul’s Khairkhana area on Monday. This will provide 1000 families with electricity. Officials from the Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) power company said that almost all residents will have electricity in the next 2 years. DABS is planning on investing 2 billion Afs to expand electricity networks to all areas in Kabul. – Shamshad TV

An official from Afghanistan’s National Museum said on Thursday that the traveling Bactrian Treasures of Afghanistan exhibit has earned the country $3.5 million. The treasures which consists of 231 types of historical objects, including 3,000 sculptures have been seen by more than 3 million people in various different countries over the past 7 years. – Pajhwok

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