Ministry of Interior says it is working to boost the security of major economic projects in the country.
Major Regional Projects Will Be Implemented This Year
Major regional economic projects including CASA-1000 and TAPI Pipeline projects will be implemented this year.
The relevant government institutions say they have prepared for ensuring the safety of the projects and as well as raising public awareness on their importance.
Other major projects which will be implemented this year, include the last phase of the ring road, Machalgho Dam in Paktia province.
The Ministry of Interior said plans have been drafted to ensure the safety of these projects in liaison with relevant organizations.
“There are projects on which joint teams are working. The Ministry of Serious decisions have been made to boost the security of the projects,” said Nusrat Rahimi, spokesman for Interior Ministry.
Work on the TAPI project will kick off in Herat province within the next month.
The spokesman for Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, Abdul Qadeer Mutfi, said the ministry continues its efforts to raise public awareness on the implementation of the TAPI pipeline project.
“The goal of the public awareness program is to ensure that people understand the importance of major economic projects. We have held talks with tribal elders, religious scholars and the youth in Nimroz, Herat, Kandahar, Helmand, Farah and all other parts where the pipeline passes through,” he told TOLOnews.