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Contracts of 3 power supply projects signed

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President Ghani attends power supply project signing ceremony  at The Chahar Chenar Palace President Ghani attends power supply project signing ceremony at The Chahar Chenar Palace
 KABUL: Contracts on three power supply projects have been signed between the Kabul Breshna Shirkat, the main power supply company and three foreign companies’ chiefs, at the Char Chanar Palace, a statement from the Presidential Palace said Sunday.
During a ceremony attended by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, some Afghan high ranking officials and representatives of Bamyan province, chief of the Afghan Breshna Shirkat and the in charges of KEC and Shima Power of India and M.S. Chijian Power of China to supply electricity to the central province of Bamyan, the statement said.
The projects contains extension of 220KVs power with the capacity of 300 megawatt from the  Dushi power sub-station to the Bamyan province with the length of up to 180 kilometers costing up to $43.8 million by the Indian KEC company, creation of a substation with the capacity of 20,220 KVs in the Dasht-e-Azhdar of Bamyan province transmitting 32 megawatt electricity costing $11.6 million by the Chinese M.S. Shijiang company, according to the statement.
Likewise, another contract was signed with the Shima power of China supplying power at the cost of $24.1 million to the Bamyan province, providing up to 20,000 households with electricity currently and up to 450,000 customers in the future, said the statement.