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The beginning of the reconstruction of the railway line in Balkh

The beginning of the reconstruction of the railway line in Balkh

The local officials of the Taliban in Balkh announced the beginning of the reconstruction of the destroyed parts of the railway line in this province.

Mohammad Shafiq Mahmoud, head of Balkh Railway, says that this project worth 6.3 million US dollars has been placed with an Uzbek company.

According to Mahmoud, the contractor company is going to repair the destroyed rail and non-rail sections of Balkh railway and make them ready for operation within two months.

He says that parts of the stations in “Jirtan”, “Tazeamid” and “Midan Airfield” areas will be reconstructed.