The Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water announced that work
had begun on the construction of the Sardeh Dam in Ghazni province.
The construction of this dam was first started in 1967.
The head of the ministry, Abdul Latif Mansour, wrote on his
Twitter page that with the arrival of the Islamic Emirate, the project, funded
by the World Food Program, was surveyed by the Ghazni Maritime Subdivision.
The head of the Ministry of Energy and Water also wrote that
the practical work of this project in the field of cleaning canals,
reconstruction of siphons, construction of a pond for irrigation of trees and
planting and their implementation is underway.
According to the information of this ministry, the Sardeh
dam project is the second major project that was established in 1346; This dam
has two canals that have the capacity to irrigate 76,000 acres of land.