Prime Minister Inaugurates Afghan-India Friendship Dam

The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani at the inauguration of the Afghan-India Friendship Dam (Salma Dam), in Heart, Afghanistan on June 04, 2016.
The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani at the inauguration of the Afghan-India Friendship Dam (Salma Dam), in Herat, Afghanistan on June 04, 2016.

WAPCOS Executes Landmark Infrastructure Project

Herat (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the Afghan-India Friendship Dam (Salma Dam) with President of Afghanistan Dr. Ashraf Ghani at Chist-e-Sharif in Herat province in Western Afghanistan on June 4. Afghan-India Friendship Dam is a Multipurpose project planned for generating 42 MW of power, irrigating 75000 hectares of land, water supply and other benefits to the people of Afghanistan.

Salma Dam is a landmark infrastructure project undertaken by Government of India on river Hari Rud, in Herat province of Afghanistan. The project was executed and implemented by WAPCOS Ltd., a Government of India Undertaking under Mministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

(Source: PIB/GR/TYP/BIN/USPA/WN/IAIJ)

Doruvu Paul Jagan Babu

International Correspondent for The Yellow Press

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