Afghans Carried 100 Metre Long Tricolour To Thank India For Re-Building The Salma Dam

The Logical Indian

August 14th, 2015

Image: Amit Kumar Facebook Timeline, Aappscgroup, Indiatimes

Afghan youth thanked India for reconstructing The Salma Dam by carrying a 100-metre tricolor. Afghan youth is highly active over social media these days and their tweets are filled with thank you note to India.  They expressed their gratitude for building the Salma Dam, which was reconstructed by India. The aid for the project was around $300 million.

Untitled-5

The construction work is almost complete and water is being filled now. The Dam is expected to produce 42MW of electricity and will water nearly 80,000 hectares of farmland.
The project was started back in 2006, in the western Afghanistan in Herat province. Thousands of Afghan residents expressed their gratitude by visiting the Indian consulate in Herat and thanking the officials from India. This gesture will surely strengthen the bond between two nations and we hope to see more collaboration in future endeavors.

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Floods

PM Modi Makes Ambitious Plan To Link Major Rivers To Tackle Floods In India

Uttarakhand: Villagers Protest Against Pancheshwar Dam, As Over 30,000 To Be Displaced

Shakti Devi Sharma

The J&K Cop Who Won UN Peacekeeper Award For Helping Policewomen In Afghanistan

Saber Hosseini

The Man Who Is Delivering Joy Through Books In War Torn Afghanistan On A Cycle

PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates Afghan-India Friendship Dam On His First Day Of Five-Nation Tour

[Watch/Read] Meet Mirza Salma Beg, The Only Woman Manning A Level Crossing In India

Latest on The Logical Indian

News

Rs 11,600 Crore PnB Scam To Be Investigated By PwC, A Firm Found Guilty In Satyam Computer Scam

News

Rajasthan: Mob Falsely Accuses Man Of Molesting Child & Kills Him

Awareness

Bengaluru: Out Of 53 Water Bodies, Only Two Lakes Pass Quality Test

News

Disqualified AAP MLAs Don’t Have Right To Oral Hearings, Says Election Commission

My Social Responsibility

The Delhi Woman Creating Ripples Of Transformation In Kalahandi, Odisha

News

50 Tonnes Of Sandalwood To Be Exported To China By Patanjali Seized; Ramdev Moves Delhi HC