India, Afghanistan review progress on water projects

October 22nd, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): India and Afghanistan on Wednesday reviewed progress on various irrigation and water resources projects being implemented by India in the war-ravaged country.

Afghan Minister for Water and Energy Mohammed Ismail Khan and Union Water Resources Minister Saif-ud-din Soz discussed the various irrigation and water-related projects taken up in that country by India.

The two ministers also reviewed the progress on the ongoing Salma Dam Project in Afghanistan.

Water and Power Consultative Services (WAPCOS), a mini ratna working under the Water Resources Ministry has renovated two irrigation projects -Qargah Irrigation Project, Kabul and Amir Ghazl Project and has installed six deep tube wells in war-ravaged Afghanistan. (ANI)

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