Canadian Consulting Engineer

World Bank gives Afghanistan funds for infrastructure

The World Bank has arranged to give $166 million in interest-free credits to reconstruct Afghanistan communities af...

January 1, 2004   Canadian Consulting Engineer

The World Bank has arranged to give $166 million in interest-free credits to reconstruct Afghanistan communities after the war. The investment includes U.S. $40 million to support an emergency project to rehabilitate the national irrigation system in the country’s five river basins.
The Bank is also directing U.S. $31 million to install emergency customs and communications infrastructure at border crossing stations and Kabul airport.


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