Work of two drinking and irrigation water channels were started in Samangan province.
These projects include: drinking water channel (114-m long and four meter high) and a 93-m long and five meter high irrigation channel.
These projects will be completed in upcoming four months by the Regional Programmes of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) in Gulshalaq Kariz and Haji Mula Aka villages of Aibak the capital city of Samangan province.
The projects will be completed at a budget of AFN three million and 644 thousand including 10% community contribution.
Upon the completion of these projects 1900 rural families will gain access to safe drinking water and more than 6800 acres of agricultural lands will be irrigated.