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Qush Tepa canal; hopes for a prosperous future!

Part IV

Just days ago, the first part of the country’s great and crucial irrigation Qush Tepa project in northern Afghanistan was successfully completed. With a total length of 285 km, this grand canal starts from the Amu River in Kaldar district of Balkh and ends in Andkhoy district of Faryab province. The canal’s width is 100m and its depth reaches to 5.8m. It has the capacity to transfer 650 cubic meters of water per second, which can irrigate around 500,000 hectares of land. Construction work on the canal has three parts: The first part of the canal with its 108 km length starts from the Amu River and ends in Dawlatabad district of Balkh province. With the efforts of the Islamic Emirate, work on the first part of the canal has been successfully completed. With the completion of the first part of the canal, construction work on the second part of Qush Tepa canal was officially opened by a high-ranking delegation of the Islamic Emirate just days ago. The length of the second part is 177 km, starting from Dawlatabad district of Balkh and passes through Aqcha district of Jawzjan province and reaches Andkhoy district of Faryab province. The third part is the distribution of sub-canals on agricultural fields. It is determined that the second and third parts of the canal will be completed in five years. All technical and construction works of the canal are followed by Afghans themselves, which is considered as the most important perspective of this major project. It is also worth mentioning that all construction works of the canal are budgeted by the Islamic Emirate. Completion of the first phase of the canal shows that the Islamic Emirate is committed to the country’s national interests and paying particular attention to the building of the country. The entire Afghan nation is happy with the completion of the first part of this major national project. With the completion of the first part of the canal, hopes for a better and brighter future have increased. The feelings and supports of the entire Afghan nation in connection with this project on social media platforms are appreciable. They all unanimously considered work on the canal as unique in the field of building and self-sufficiency of the country and praised the seriousness and commitment of the Islamic Emirate in this regard. All the Afghan nation accepts that the Qush Tepa canal as one of the country’s major and national projects and by completion of this major project, Afghanistan will reach self-sufficiency in the production of food. Afghan economists believe that with the completion of this major project, the country’s agriculture will be industrialized. Hopes for a bright and prosperous future have increased following the completion of the first part of the canal. Munir Ahmad Tanvir

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.