Pakistan To Provide Rs 549 Mln For Development Projects In #Afghanistan
Pakistan accorded approval to release funds of Rs 549 million for two development projects in Afghanistan.
The approval was made as part of Afghanistan Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Programme of Pakistan government, says a statement issued here.
Out of total grant, the government has approved release of Rs 61 million for feasibility study for construction of new railway link from Peshawar to Afghanistan’s city of Jalalabad.
Whereas another Rs 488 million were approved for the construction of various health projects including Jinnah Hospital Kabul, Aminullah Khan Logri Hospital and Nishter Kidney center Jalalabad.
The feasibility study of the proposed railway track of more than 140km between #Peshawar & #Jalalabad will be completed at the cost of Rs 67 million by June 2021.
The aim of the feasibility is to get the measure of estimated passenger and freight between Peshawar and Jalalabad.