Agreement inked to construct roads in Herat
AT News Report
KABUL: Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD) on Wednesday signed an agreement with an Afghan-Chinese company to construct two roads in Herat province.
Addressing the signing ceremony Minister of MoLSAMD, Najibullah Ojhan, said that the agreement includes two projects in Herat. The first project is construction of Zendajan-Ghorian road. The road is 57.6 kilometer long and 10 meter wide. The second project includes construction of Pashtoon-Zarghoon road, 44.35 kilometer long while six meters wide.
“The projects were funded by development budget of the government. The projects are supposed to be completed at a total cost of $31.6 million. The roads will be constructed by Badghis and Hubie Linmao Construction Company,” he said.
He maintained that the project was designed by technical team of the ministry in accordance with engineering standards, after brief survey. Based on the agreement, the company should construct the roads while maintaining high quality. The contract should be void if the company failed to construct the roads according to the national standards, set by the ministry.
Mohammad Salih Saljoqi, MP from Herat said that most of roads in 12 district of Herat had remained uncarpeted or partially destroyed.
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