Achieved Date
1848days in power
number of days to accomplish
Connect the Gardan Deward highway between Kabul and Herat through Bamyan.
In Progress
Socioeconomic Development
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
Last Updated on Saturday, 22 August 2015
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Promise Background
The Gardan Dewar Highway connects Kabul to Herat Province through central Afghanistan. The East –West Corridor has total length of 705 km. The project will shorten the Kabul-Herat highway to about 400 km. Though the history of constructing this highway goes back 40 years, the Afghan government only recently completed the design for Phase Two (Kabul-Bamiyan through Maidan Wardak). Afghanistan’s ring road is part of the 3360km main highway project connecting 16 provinces and major cities like Kabul, Mazar, Herat, Kandahar, Ghazni and Jalalabad. During his pre-election campaign, President Ghani had committed to the completion of the Gardan Deward highway.

Indicators to Measure Progress
  • 1. Plans and budget developed for the completion of the Gardan Dewar Highway
  • 2. Gardan Dewar highway completed and used for transit

June 2015: This project started in November 2007 and is still under construction. This contract was awarded on 1/11/2007 to SAMWHAN Corporation.