Afghans take helm of hydro-power project

Upgrade of biggest hydro-electric plant in country under way in Helmand after US delayed project for years.

    Engineers are planning a long awaited upgrade of the biggest hydro-electric plant in Afghanistan.

    Improving power output was supposed to be a priority for NATO and the US government, but work stalled six years ago.

    Now the Afghan government has taken up the project.

    Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kajaki in Helmand province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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