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Achieved Date
970days in power
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number of days to accomplish
Build a railway from Kandahar center to Spinboldak district
In Progress
Socioeconomic Development
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Written by TOLOnews.com
Promise Background
The new Afghan railroad from Kandahar to Spin Boldak aims to boost trade and transportation links with Pakistan. The government of Pakistan announced that Chaman-Spin Boldak line would be extended 80-100 km to Kandahar city. During his pre-election campaign, President Ghani committed to the completion of the Kandahar-Spinboldak railway during his term.

Indicators to Measure Progress
  • 1. Kandahar City-Spinboldak railway completed
  • 2. Trains used for the transport of people, goods and services operating on the Kanahar-Spinboldak railway

May, 2015: Spin Boldak is another vital point for import and export of goods to and from the country, the construction of 94.5 km of railway line between Wesh (Speen Boldak) and Kandahar city will ensure a smooth transit between Pakistan and Afghanistan. This project will provide job opportunities for the people in the area; it will also assist Afghanistan in sustainable economical growth of the country. This project is expected to complete by the end of 2017. (http://afra.gov.af/en/page/projects/future-projects)