India to construct 116 projects in 31 districts of Afghanistan

India to construct 116 projects in 31 districts of Afghanistan
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NEW YORK - India and Afghanistan agreed to take up 116 high impact community development projects to be implemented in 31 provinces of Afghanistan," external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar told reporters at a news conference here on Wedenesday.



"Over and above these high impact projects, India has also offered assistance for six new projects under granting aid assistance from India. 

One of them is low-cost housing for returning Afghan refugees, road connectivity, national Park and economic development," he said.



In the meeting, Kumar said Swaraj and Ghani discussed the new "development partnership" between the two countries, which was decided during the visit of Afghanistan's foreign minister to India.

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