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Russia asked to help restore Afghan facilities

Russia asked to help restore Afghan facilities

Mar 14, 2017 - 09:40

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Vladimir Putin administration has been asked to take part in the restoration of 124 important facilities it has built in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Kasem Mohammad, commercial attaché at the Afghan embassy in Moscow, said on Monday: "Many facilities in Afghanistan were built by Soviet specialists.”

According to Sputnik, the diplomat told a Russian newspaper the projects central to Afghanistan’s economic development, could be restored by Moscow.

The Salang tunnel, the Kabul bakery, the Polytechnic University, the Jangalak automobile repair plant and the power station in Pul-i-Khumri are some of the Russian-built facilities.

Afghanistan's economic reconstructioninfo-icon was recently discussed between Afghan Ambassador to Russia Abdul Qayyum Kochai and Russian Deputy Energy Minister Yuri Sentyurin.


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