The Czech Republic is continuing its assistance for infrastructural development of Afghanistan, as the Czech Embassy in Kabul awarded another small scale development project to “Active Help Organization for Women and Children – AHOWC” NGO based in Kunar.
The project worth 20 thousand USD would be funded by the Czech Republic. The micro-hydro Power plant would produce 7 KW electricity and would benefit 250 families in Watapoor District of Kunar Province.
While signing the contract, Filip Vurm Deputy Head of Mission of the Czech Embassy said that his country assisted Afghanistan in areas of education and recently supported a girls´ high school in Kabul.
”We have also funded two bridges in Kunar as part of our welfare “projects 2017 constructed a bridge in Watapor district of Kunar, 2018 constructed a bridge in Manu-Gai district of Kunar, 2018 supported and drilling 40 drinking water well in Pul Basood Jalal Abadad in refugee camp and 7 KW electricity dam which lights for 250 families in Charaki village of Khas Kunar district of Kunar Province,” he added.
Meanwhile, Samiullah executive director of AHOWC praised Czech assistance to Afghanistan and said that the local people appreciated the Czech help which is very useful. He added that infrastructural development project gives hope to the people of the region. The Czech Republic Deputy Ambassador vowed that his country would continue its supports to Afghanistan.
The CzechRepublic has had troops in Afghanistan for many years under international collation (ISAF, RSM) and also until 2013, PRT Team in Logar province.
The Czech PRT Team made girl schools, hospitals, dairy farm and milk collection center in Logar province to worth of 25 million USD. Development Assistance and bilateral Economic Cooperationbetween the Czech Republicand Afghanistan is around 3 million USD every year to Afghanistan in following areas:
The Kabul Times